John Shields Obituary

John Henry Shields
John Henry Shields

March 6, 1929 - July 27, 2019
Born in San Mateo, California
Resided in Mountain View, California


John Henry Shields (Jack), son of the late Ralph and Alva Shields, was born in San Mateo and passed away at the age of 90 of natural causes in Mountain View. He is survived by his sister Marilyn Ellis of Cupertino and a wide circle of friends. Jack was a free spirit and a dedicated motorcycle enthusiast. He rode throughout the United States and in Mexico.

Jack was raised in San Carlos and graduated from Sequoia High School and San Mateo Junior College. He served in the Korean War with the U.S. Army. He worked for Hap Jones Motorcycle Distributing Co. At the time of his death he was still working in the motorcycle industry as a sales representative for Van Leevwen Enterprises.

Friends and family are invited to celebrate Jack’s life on August 18, 3 to 6 pm, at the Koeppen residence. for details.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Jack’s name to Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital, the Department of Veteran Affairs, or to a charity of your choice.

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Funeral Home
Lima & Campagna Mortuaries Sunnyvale Mortuary
1315 Hollenbeck Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA US 94087