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Carol  M Shields

Carol M Shields
  • December 22, 1936 - September 30, 2015
  • Lapeer, Formerly of Marlette, Michigan

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“Love you Aunt Carol! Growing up, I would hear a lot of other kids who knew her describe her as a "tough as nails" teacher, and I was always so...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Melissa (Tracy) Skrobot - KY

“Moved to Kingston in the third grade Mrs. Shields was my first teacher of many in Kingston school district. She was tough as nails, nothing got past...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Samantha ketterer - flint, MI

“I have such fond memories of "Miss Tracy" being my 2nd grade teacher in 1960-61. We even had a surprise birthday party for our wonderful teacher! I...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Shelley Schwaderer Roland - MI

“I remember my first day in 2nd grade....I walk in and she read my name and said oh not another Klinesmith,but she ended up being like a second mom to...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Beth Klinesmith Valentine - MI

“Rest in peace Mrs. Shields. I was in one of your second grade classes in Kingston Elementary School. I have fond memories of that year. It was a...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Roxanne Koehler Croft - Okatie, SC

“So sorry to hear this. mrs Sheild was my 2nd grade teacher so many years ago. Hugs and prayers to her family. ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Annette O'Dell - Kingston, MI

“Praying for you and your family. God bless and bring your comfort. ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Pam Wilcox - North Branch, MI


Carol M. Shields, age 78, of Lapeer, formerly of Marlette died September 30, 2015 at Lapeer County Medical Care Facility surrounded by her family.

Carol was born December 22, 1936 in Ellington Twp., the daughter of the late Ivan and Lila Tracy. She married Arvel Shields on October 27, 1962.

Carol was a past member of Bethel Church and volunteer for Teen Ranch.
She taught in the Kingston School District until retiring in 1989.
She enjoyed reading, knitting, card writing, and music.

Carol is survived by her siblings: Timothy (Susan) Tracy, Anne Tompkins, Beth (Gerald) Tkach, Theo (Donna) O'Dell, Ray (Madonna) O'Dell,
Duane (Kathy) O'Dell, Douglas (Kristine) O'Dell, and Karen (James) Bolz.
She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Arvel and sister Harriett Fox.

Funeral service Monday, October 5, 2015 at 10:30 AM from Jansen Family Funeral Home - Columbiaville, where friends may visit Sunday 12-6 PM.
Pastor Esther Irish officiating. Interment Novesta Township Cemetery.

Memorial donations in memory of Carol may be made to Suncrest Auxiliary or Paradise Pets.