Daniel Jay Shiel of Overland Park, KS died March 5, 2014 surrounded by his loving family. Friends and family may gather Thursday, March 13, 6:45 pm to 9 pm, at the Matt Ross community center to share memories and again on Saturday, March 15, 10 am at Village Presbyterian Church for a memorial service.
Born in Kansas City on October 28, 1946, Dan graduated from Kansas State University, Northwestern University, and the UMKC School of Law. He was an attorney for the Environmental Protection Agency for 40 years.
He is survived by Joyce, his wife of 44 years, as well as his son, Adam Shiel (Sarah), daughter, Erin Metzler (Josh), and 6 grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Sheree Murphy, and many nieces and nephews. He will also be missed by his furry friend Katie who will surely lose weight lacking the table scraps he sneaked her and by the backyard birds for which he set a daily banquet.
The family requests no flowers and suggests contributions to Great Plains SPCA, 5428 Antioch,Merriam, KS 66202 or City Union Mission,1100 E 11th, Kansas City, MO 64106.