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William "Bill" R. Shiels

July 16, 1933 ~ October 3, 2020 (age 87)

Obituary

William "Bill" R. Shiels, age 87, of Tecumseh, passed away October 3, 2020. He was born July 16, 1933 in Tecumseh, MI, the son of J. Harvey and Alvina (Lorenz) Shiels. On October 12, 1956, he married Carole Loveland in Ridgeway, MI. She survives. Bill was veteran of the United States of Army, serving from 1953 to 1955. He was a member of the Church of God, Adrian.  Bill was retired from Simplex Industries, Adrian with 29 years of service. In addition to wife his wife, Carole,  Bill is survived by his children, Mary K. Bradish and John (Debbie) Shiels; grandchildren, Brian, Bambie, Danne and Kim; 9 great grandchildren and 4 nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers and sister, Mary Harriott. Funeral services will be 1:00 P. M Wednesday, October 7, 2020  at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, Tecumseh with Pastor Franklin Gunn officiating.  Burial will follow in Brookside Cemetery, Tecumseh with military honors provided by the Tecumseh American Legion and Tecumseh  VFW.  Visitation will be 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P. M. Wednesday, preceding the service.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
October 7, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home
210 W. Pottawatamie St
Tecumseh, MI 49286

Funeral Service
Wednesday
October 7, 2020

1:00 PM
J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home
210 W. Pottawatamie St
Tecumseh, MI 49286

Burial to Follow
Wednesday
October 7, 2020

Brookside Cemetery
501 N. Union St.
Tecumseh, MI 49286

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