Tooele Transcript Bulletin – News in Tooele, Utah

December 1, 2020
Genevieve Poulsen Shields

Obit Genevieve Poulsen ShieldsGenevieve Poulsen Shields was born Jan. 23, 1924, in Paris, Idaho, to James Hyrum Poulsen and Mabel Collings Poulsen. She died Nov. 25, 2020, at her home in Tooele, Utah.

Gen married Clarence Wren Shields April 19, 1945, in the Salt Lake City Temple. They raised three sons Craig (Jolene), Carey (Bonnie) and Guy (Holly). They had 11 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, and 11 great-great-grandchildren. 

Gen was preceded in death by her husband; son Guy; brothers Lloyd, Cyril, and James; sisters Ila and Wilma. 

Per Gen’s wishes only graveside services will be held Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2020, at 1 p.m., at the Tooele City Cemetery, due to COVID-19. In lieu of flowers please donate to the Huntsman Cancer Center.


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