KIRKSVILLE, Mo. – Colin Shields, 37, formerly of Rantoul, died peacefully at his residence in Kirksville, Mo., on May 9, 2013.
A funeral Mass and burial were in Kirksville, Mo., on May 13 and 14.
Memorial services will be at 6 p.m. May 31 at St. Elizabeth's Catholic Church located in Thomasboro, with Father Bird officiating.
Colin was born on June 1, 1975, in Urbana. He was the son of Phillip M. (Deborah) Shields and Jean M. (Gary) Rosenbeck.
Surviving are his sisters, Amy and Laura Shields; his brother, Matthew Shields; grandparents, Duane and Patricia Shields; and many aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by a sister, Julie Christine Shields, and his grandparents, Fred Sr. and Joan Einck.
He was self-employed as an International Equine Manager.
Memorials may be made to Society for Hooved Animals Rescue and Emergency, P.O. Box 6933, Champaign, IL 61826, or Life Connect, P.O. Box 3332, Urbana, IL 61802.
Arrangements have been made at Morgan Memorial Home, 1304 Regency Drive West, Savoy.