Robert James "Cookie" Shields

Robert James "Cookie" Shields[1, 2, 3]

Male 1947 - 2004  (56 years)

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  • Name Robert James "Cookie" Shields 
    Nickname Cookie 
    Born 28 Nov 1947  Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 1974  Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Chemical Engineer at Atochem/Penwalt 
    Residence Virginia City, Madison Co., Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Residence Scappoose, Columbia Co., Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Retired 2002  Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Atochem/Penwalt as a Chemical Engineer 
    Died 30 Apr 2004  Virginia City, Madison Co., Montana Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    FamilySearch ID L2XB-VHF 
    Person ID I708  Wendel Voigt Family Tree
    Last Modified 29 Dec 2013 

    Father James Willard Shields 
    Mother Barbera Agnes "Betty" Winkler,   b. 23 Nov 1925, George West, Live Oak Co., Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Jan 2002, Scappoose, Columbia Co., Oregon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Family ID F353  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Beverly J. Gerwell 
    Children 
    +1. Denise M. Shields
    +2. Noel W. Shields
    +3. Amber M. Shields
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F426  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Pamma Y. Johnson 
    Last Modified 11 Jun 2021 
    Family ID F427  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Nov 1947 - Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Chemical Engineer at Atochem/Penwalt - 1974 - Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Virginia City, Madison Co., Montana Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Scappoose, Columbia Co., Oregon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRetired - Atochem/Penwalt as a Chemical Engineer - 2002 - Portland, Multnomah Co., Oregon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 30 Apr 2004 - Virginia City, Madison Co., Montana Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S292] Family Information from Barbera Winkler Shields, [Winkler p. 23].
      Date: not dated
    2. [S310] Letter from Barbara Winkler Shields, Scappoose OR, to Wendel Voigt in Marion TX.
      Robert met Berverly J. (Gerwell) Perry in July of 1968 in Newport, RI while he has in the U.S. Navy. They moved to Charleroi, PA in April of 1969. They then moved to Portland, OR in July 1970.

      Date: 13 January 1988
    3. [S920] Obituary of Robert Shields, [Winkler p. 142].
    4. [S919] E-mail from Amber Shields Hogg to Wendel Voigt, [Winkler p. 141].
      Date: 9 March 2010
    5. [S920] Obituary of Robert Shields, [Winkler p. 142].
      Robert "Cookie" Shields died Friday.

      Robert "Cookie" was born Nov. 28, 1947, in Portland, Ore. He was raised in Scappoose, Ore., along with his brothers James and Kenneth "Julio" Shields. He bravely served his country in Vietnam. In 2002, after 28 years as a chemical engineer for Atochem/Penwalt in Portland, he retired to Virginia City.

      He was a passionate Harley Davidson and Indian Motorcycle enthusiast. As a skilled mechanic, he built his own custom chopper trike. He loved riding on the open road and sharing stories about his collection of bikes and classic cars. He also enjoyed using his expertise in welding and metal work to create beautiful art.

      Robert "Cookie" was a unique man. A father, brother and son, he touched all those who were honored to know him. A true friend to so many and generous beyond words. Although he is gone, he will remain forever within us all. He was a magnificent gladiator and hero to the end.

      He was preceded in death by his beloved mother Barbara.

      He is survived by his children Denise Jackson, Noel Shields and Amber Hogg, brother Kenneth "Julio" Shields and father James Shields.
      Since it was published on 04 May 2004, "Friday" implies April 30, 2004.




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