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Glenn M. "Swede" Shields

June 6, 1921 April 7, 2010
Glenn M. "Swede" Shields
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Glenn M “Swede” Shields June 6, 1921 – April 07, 2010 Glenn M. “Swede” Shields, 88, passed away at home on April 7, 2010 after a year long struggle with failing health. Swede was born in Prosper, Oregon on June 6, 1921 and spent his entire life in Coos and Curry counties, raised as one of the pioneers in Southern Oregon logging. He was an avid hunter and fisherman, loved gardening and a good game of pinochle. His Army service to our country during WWII included action in both the European and Pacific theaters. He will be dearly missed by his friends, children and many grandchildren. He will be especially missed by his longtime companion and love, Elaine Coonce. At his request, there will be no service.
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