Richard “Dick” Shiels (1930-2017)

Hall of Fame Coach Dick Shiels of Faribault passed away on May 21st. He was 86 years old.

Shiels coached wrestling at Faribault High School from 1960-1983. He was inducted into the Minnesota Wrestling Coaches Association Dave Bartelma Wrestling Hall of Fame in 1990 and the National Wrestling Hall of Fame Minnesota Chapter in 2006.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Divine Mercy Catholic Church, Faribault, on Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. Interment with military rites will be at Fort Snelling National Cemetery, Minneapolis at a later date. Visitation will be held at the Boldt Funeral Home in Faribault on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 from 3 to 7 p.m. and also at the church for one hour prior to the service on Wednesday.

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