The Rev. Robert Shields, 81, of Yakima died Thursday at Yakima Valley Memorial Hospital. Father Shields was born in Dayton, Ohio. He was a Roman Catholic Priest with the Diocese of Yakima.

Survivors include his cousins, Tricia Suttmann of Ann Arbor, Mich., and Clemont Suttmann of Leland, Mich.

A Vigil service will be at 7 p.m. Monday at St. Paul Cathedral with viewing following the vigil. Viewing will also be from 3 to 5:15 p.m. Tuesday at St. Paul Cathedral, followed by Mass of Christian burial at 5:30 p.m. A graveside committal service will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday in Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements are by Keith and Keith Funeral Home, Yakima.