Mark Ray Shields, 61, of Chester, passed away at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2023 at Ste. Genevieve County Memorial Hospital in Ste. Genevieve, Missouri. The visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at Pechacek Funeral Homes in Chester and from 10-11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church in Chester. The funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 15 at Mary Help of Christians Catholic Church with Msgr. Dennis Schaefer and Father Sebastian Ukoh officiating. Burial will be at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Chester.