Louis "Bill" Warren Fields
Louis “Bill” Warren Fields, 86, Donnellson, died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at the Donnellson Health Center.
Friends may call and meet with the family from noon to 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home in Donnellson with Brother Gary Billings officiating. Following the service there will be a flag presentation by the Donnellson American Legion. Burial will follow at the Greenglade Cemetery in Farmington. A memorial has been established in his memory to the Donnellson Health Center. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.schmitzlynkfuneralhome.com. Schmitz-Lynk Funeral Home of Donnellson is assisting the family with the arrangements.
Born May 13, 1927, in Ft. Madison, he was the son of Effie Marie (Doty) Fields. On May 29, 1963, he married Joan Ayers. She preceded him in death.
He was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of the Latter-Day Saints. He was a veteran of the United States Army. He worked for the Santa Fe Railroad, American Paper Products Company, Anchor Metals for 26 years, State Central Bank as a courier and the Wal-Mart Dispatch Center. He was a member of the American Legion and the Americana League Bowling.
Survivors include his children Tonya (May) Burnett of Apache Junction, Ariz., Cheryl May Brookhiser of Florence, Ariz., Rebecca (Darrell) May Burnhardt of Solon, Judy (Kevin) May Hohl of Farmington, Phillip (Pattie) May of Burwick, Robert Fields of Donnellson, Terri (Steve) Bowman of Carmen, Ill., Wanda (Payne) Schelby of Keokuk, and Connie (Steve) Payne Lemon of Boone; 23 grandchildren; 40 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Carolyn “Kay” Fields Gregg of Bonaparte, and Frances Gilcrest (Bill) of Rockford, Mich.
He was preceded in death by his wife Joan, his parents, one brother Freddy Fields, one sister Judith (Fields) Lewis, one son Rodney Fields, one grandson Gary Saunders and one granddaughter Trudy Brown, one great-grandson Stevie Schelby.