Josephine A. Shields passed away June 29, 2019 in Gold Beach, Oregon. She was 79. Josephine was born on July 28, 1939 in Martinez, California. She was one of eight children born to Ted and Violet Pilat.
She spent her childhood in California where she met and married her husband Ted in 1956, then moved to Brookings in 1965.
She began working for Hastings in the early 70’s and retired in 2002. She enjoyed golfing and spending time with family.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law Kathy & Todd Evanow of Harbor; grandchildren: Jasper Evanow, Jamie Evanow, Kenny Keever, Jessica Evanow and great-grandchildren: Aaliah Swick, Bon & Peyton Keever and Chase Evanow.
Josephine was preceded in death by her husband Ted; two sons Gary and David and a great-granddaughter Maliah Swick.
She will be missed by all.