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Dwayne Lee Shields April 28, 1941 - August 28, 2015

Dwayne Lee Shields, 74, of Southaven MS, and formerly of Atkins and Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away August 28, 2015 at his home after a brave battle with cancer. A private family service was held. He was preceded in death by his parents, Samuel and Marie Shields of Oelwein, IA. Those left to honor his memory are his wife of 53 years, Sharon; his three children, Eileen (Jerry) Parker of Walford, IA, Michael of Durant, IA and Janeen (Bill) Baltes of Southaven, MS and four grandchildren; Brandon, Logan, Allyson and Kailey and one great grandchild, Patrick. Also, his siblings; Lloyd (Mary) of Edina, MN, Mary Lou Miranda of St. Paul, MN, Frances Orris of Swisher, IA and Helen (Bob) Schrodermeier of Oelwein. Dwayne graduated from Oelwein City High School in 1959 after which he joined the U.S. Air Force, where he served four years. Upon returning to Iowa, he worked as a Steamfitter. He was a 50 year member of Local 125 in Cedar Rapids. Dwayne’s greatest joy in life was taking care of and spending time with his family. Memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital in Memphis, TN.


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    Mike & La Vonne Houser says

    We are so sad to hear of Dwayne’s passing, our Hearts and prayers are with you and your family! The Lord hold you and yours in His comforting, loving embrace!

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    Cheryl Overman says

    So sorry to hear of Dwayne’s passing and your loss! May God be with you. Your old friend on Cherry Hill Rd., Cedar Rapids

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    Lyle & Dianna Knutson says

    Sharon – We were so saddened to hear of Dwayne’s death. We often think of all our old friends and neighbors on Cherry Hill Rd. Our condolences to Eileen, Michael and Janeen as well.

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    dustingreen says

    Annette (Roepke) Reiner
    Sharon and family, You are in my thoughts and prayers as you mourn Dwayne’s death. My memories of Dwayne go back to Stanley School. My sympathy, Annette Reimer

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    Ken Smith says

    My deepest sympathies go out to Sharon and family. Some of my best memories of the trade were the noontime card games with Dwayne. He was one hell of a pepper player. I will always remember the fun we had.

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