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Vernice Shields

Vernice Mae Banner Shields was born October 31, 1918 to Delno and Lola Banner on the family farm near Ellston, Iowa and died February 5, 2013 at Clearview Home in Mount Ayr, Iowa. She was united in marriage to Victor Shields March 5, 1938 in Mount Ayr. To this union were born three children, Mary Lou Goetz of Norwalk, Gary (DeAnn) of Marion and Jerry (Norma) of Mount Ayr. Vic and Vernice farmed for most of their 69 married years on a farm near Caledonia where she enjoyed raising her garden, flowers, and chickens. Vernice was a quiet lady who could usually be counted on for a single word or sentence of wit.
Vernice was preceded in death by her husband Victor, her parents, her brothers, son-in-law Benny Goetz and grandson Craig Shields.
Left to cherish her memory in addition to her children are five grandchildren Scott (Cindy) Goetz of Liberty Center, karla (Mike) Stanley of Winterset, Jenny (Rob) O'Brien of Paola, Kansas, Jody (Larry) Lipcamon of Iowa City and Todd (Alisa) Shields of North Liberty; six great grandchildren Kyle and Clint Stanley, Callie and Cavan O'Brien and Zachary and Ethan Shields.

  • Open Visitation

    February 07, 2013
    4:30 PM to 8:00 PM

    Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home

    205 West Monroe St
    Mount Ayr, IA

  • Family Will Be Present

    February 07, 2013
    7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home

    205 West Monroe St
    Mount Ayr, IA

  • Funeral Service

    February 08, 2013
    11:00 AM

    Watson-Armstrong Funeral Home

    205 West Monroe St
    Mount Ayr, IA

  • Burial

    Rose Hill Cemetery

    Hwy 2 & 169
    Mount Ayr, IA


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Dad just called me to let me know that Vernice had passed. I remember her very fondly from the Shields reunions. My mother (Margaret) was very fond of Vernice and all ways looked forward to get to visit with her at the reunions Hopefully they are having a good visit in heaven.. Sorry for your loss. Connie Shields-McCarl

Posted by Connie Shields-McCarl - Des Moines, IA - cousin   February 07, 2013

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