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5801 South Lyndale Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55419
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Gregory James "Greg"
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January 13, 1947 – January 15, 2019

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Gregory James Shields age 72, of Bloomington, MN, died peacefully at home on January 15, 2019, from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, diagnosed after a ski accident in Colorado, December 2001. Greeted in Heaven by infant twin sons, William James, Samuel James; granddaughter, Hope; brother-in-law, Michael Julius.

Survived by his wife of 49 years, Laurie; son, Kevin James (Jessica; granddaughter, Esmae); daughter, Megan Shelton (grandsons, Wyatt James and Owen James); brothers, Scott (Greg’s stem cell donor), Brian (Ann); sister, Mary Julius; brother-in-law, Duncan (Sally) Fowler; nieces and nephews, and loyal pup, Stella.

Son of Vincent and Dorothy (Worthingham), he grew up in Richfield, attended Assumption, graduated from Benilde High School and the College of St. Thomas, ‘71.

Served as aeromedical evacuation flight medic in the Minnesota Air National Guard. Career in medical sales. Served others through volunteering: Bloomington Fire Department (Retired), Viking Council BSA, hockey coach, ski patrol, church, Park Nicollet Cancer Center.

Happy Hour visitation: Friday, January 25, 5-8 p.m. at Everett McClay VFW, 311 W 84th St. Bloomington. Mass of the Christian Burial: Saturday, January 26th 11:00 a.m. at The Church of St Edward 9401 Nesbitt Ave S, Bloomington. Visitation one-hour prior to Mass. Reception to follow. Private interment St. John the Baptist Cemetery, Burnsville.

Special thanks to Daniel J. Weisdorf, M.D. and the U of M BMT Cancer Center staff for their brilliant and compassionate care that led Greg to be a miracle man.

In lieu in flowers, memorials can be made to: BMT Fund for the Future ℅ University of Minnesota Foundation, 200 Oak Street # 500, Minneapolis, MN 55455

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First Visitation

When Friday, January 25th, 2019 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Location
Everett McClay VFW #1296
Address
311 West 84th Street
Bloomington, MN 55420
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Second Visitation

When Saturday, January 26th, 2019 10:00am - 10:45am
Location
The Church of St. Edward
Address
9401 Nesbitt Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55437
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Service Information

When
Saturday, January 26th, 2019 11:00am
Location
The Church of St. Edward
Address
9401 Nesbitt Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55437

Interment Information

Location
St. John the Baptist Cemetery
Address
Address Not Available
Burnsville, MN 55337
Interment Extra Info
Spring 2019?

Reception Information

Location
The Church of St. Edward
Address
9401 Nesbitt Avenue South
Bloomington, MN 55437