***** Social Gathering Mandates are at 250 at a time in our building. Unfortunately, that number decreases with the practice of social distancing inside our funeral home. Please keep that in mind when paying respects to families over the next few weeks. Please know that the public is required to practice self care and social distancing as required by the state, both inside and outside the funeral home, and that masks are recommended. Our Lounge remains closed and no food will be allowed to be brought in for the safety of our families and community.******
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Richard E. Shields
79, Of Lowell and formerly of Lynwood, passed away Thursday, June 25, 2020. He is survived by his wife Patricia; children, Coleen (Dale) Schultz of Lowell and Denise Shields of MN; grandchildren, Samantha and Ryan Graves, Jessica and Henry Moes, Heather (Matt) Austgen and Cassandra Keller and 7 great grandchildren; siblings, Mary Ann (Bob) Kara, Catherine (Mike) Gowey, Edward Shields and nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Nick Schultz. Rich retired from Major Motor in Chicago as a Warehouse Manager. He enjoyed golfing and was a Proud supporter of both Lowell Police Dept. and LHS Girls Track Team.
Visitation, Monday June 29 from 11-1, Concluding with Funeral Services at 1PM, all at Sheets Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 604 E. Commercial Ave., Lowell. Burial will follow in Lowell Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be given to the Nick Schultz "LIVE LOVE GIVE" Scholarship through Lowell High School Athletic Dept.
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Nick Schultz "LIVE LOVE GIVE" Scholarship
Lowell High Scholl Athletic Dept., 2051 E. Commercial Ave., Lowell IN 46356