April 3, 1940 - January 29, 2021
Dorothy Shields, age 80, of Princeton, Kansas, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2021, at Richmond Healthcare, Richmond, Kansas. She was born April 3, 1940, in Franklin County, Kansas, the daughter of John Joseph and Agnes (Wolken) Rossman. She attended Richmond High School. Being stranded on the road, she met Robert Shields in 1956, and was married on April 30, 1957, in Richmond, Kansas, with 60 years of marriage. They were blessed with four children. They made their home in Garnett, Colony, and Richmond before moving to Princeton in 1971. Dorothy was a homemaker and for several years was a babysitter for many area children and grandchildren. She was a member of the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ottawa, and a past member of St. Therese Catholic Church in Richmond. She enjoyed sewing, making her children’s clothes for many years, baking, cooking, and shopping. Dorothy and Bob enjoyed attending the local Opry’s, and visiting their friends at the local Burger King. Dorothy enjoyed planning family reunions for many years. She was preceded in death by her parents, John and Agnes Rossman; husband “Bob Shields on October 8, 2017; five brothers, Jim, Virgil, twin brother, Don, Earl Dean, and Robert Rossman; and one sister, Mary Mulrenin. Dorothy is survived by three daughters, Rhonda Kinion and husband Marcus of Princeton, Linda Detwiler and husband Keith of Garnett, and Darlene Reed and husband Steve, of Richmond; one son, Gary Shields and wife Sharon of Princeton; thirteen grandchildren, Stacey, Clint, and Ben, Derek, Daniel and Kristin, Joshua, Jennifer, and Adam, Jarret, Patrick, Sarah and Ethan; and twenty-three great grandchildren; one brother, Art Rossman of Richmond, Kansas; and one sister, Erma Brown and husband Dan of Overland Park, Kansas. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m., on Friday, February 5, 2021, at Sacred Heart Church, Ottawa, Kansas, with burial to follow in the St. Boniface Cemetery, Scipio, Kansas. A Rosary will be held at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, February 4, 2021, with visitation to follow at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel, Garnett. Memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Church. You may send your condolences to the family at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.
Dorothy Shields, age 80, of Princeton, Kansas, passed away on Friday, January 29, 2021, at Richmond Healthcare, Richmond, Kansas. She was born April 3, 1940, in Franklin County, Kansas, the daughter of John Joseph and Agnes (Wolken) Rossman.... View Obituary & Service Information
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