Kenneth R. Shields


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Updated: Tue, 04 Mar 2014 05:20:05 CST


Hastings resident, Kenneth R. Shields, 55, passed away Monday, March 3, 2014 at his home. 

A Memorial Service will be Thursday, March 6, 2014; 1:00 P.M. at Butler Volland Chapel, Hastings with Rev. Dr. Lee R. Wigert officiating. There will be no viewing or visitation. Memorials may be given to the family. 

Kenneth was born January 4, 1959 in Omaha, Nebraska to Wilbur & Betty (Johnson) Shields. He graduated from Hebron High School in Hebron, Nebraska. Kenneth married Susan Secrest. He was a master plumber and previously worked as the City Plumbing Inspector and also worked for Hastings Utilities. Kenneth volunteered at Start Over Rover and was an animal advocate. He was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather.

Kenneth was preceded in death by his parents and brother, James Shields.

Survivors include:
Wife: Susan Secrest Shields – Hastings, NE
Daughter & Son-in-law: Chelsea & Chris Pedroza – Hastings, NE
Granddaughter: Mia Pedroza
Sisters & Brothers-in-law: Nancy & Jack McLaughlin
    Pam & Rick Gdanski
Sister-in-law: Judy Shields
Mother-in-law: Nancy Quintard
Brother-in-law & Sister-in-law: Mike & Karen Quintard