Darlene Marie Shields, Janesville (1937-2014)
Darlene Marie Shields
Darlene Marie Shields, age 76, of Janesville, died Friday, May 2, 2014, at Our House Memory Care. She was born in Dell Rapids, SD on Aug 1, 1937, the daughter of Francis and Hazel (Ellis) Thill. Darlene graduated from Brookings High School in 1957, and married Bernard Joseph Shields on Oct. 24, 1959, in Brookings, SD. She was employed by Wal-Mart, retiring in 2002. She was a member of the Janesville Senior Center and enjoyed quilting.
Darlene is survived by her husband, Bernard; 4 daughters: Kathleen Kim of California, Connie Richter of Burlington, Patricia (Larry) Kilday of Janesville and Christina (Robert) Seichter of Mississippi; 6 grandchildren: Ryan Kilday, Jessica Seichter, Casandra Seichter, Zachary Richter, Aaron Kim, and Olivia Kim; brother, Vincent Thill of South Dakota; sister, Rosalie Raiter of Kenosha; brother-in-law, Clarence Shields; nieces, nephews, and many cousins. She was preceded in death by her parents.
No services are planned. SCHNEIDER APFEL SCHNEIDER & SCHNEIDER FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY is assisting the family. Memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice, Rockford, IL.
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