NANCY FIELDS MOSS BLOOMINGTON, IN Nancy Fields Moss, 77, of Bloomington passed away Tuesday at the IU Health Hospice House. She was born on August 24, 1935 in Dugger, IN the daughter of James and Violet (Boswell) Fields. Nancy graduated from Bedford High School class of 1953 and received a Bachelor Degree from Indiana University. She retired on June 30, 2001 after 18 years as the Administrative Assistant in the Philosophy Department at Indiana University. Nancy was an avid IU fan and very loyal to the university. In honor of their fathers, James M. Fields and Anthony J. Moss, the former of whom attended IU and performed with the Singing Hoosiers with Hoagy Carmichael, Nancy and Bud in 1998 established the James M. Fields and Anthony J. Moss Fellowship. Once the fellowship is active, it will support a graduate student in Philosophy concentrating in either ethics or history of philosophy. She was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church and a previous member of the First Christian Church in Bedford. Nancy is survived by her loving husband of 17 years, Clemens "Bud" Moss; four sisters-in- law: Lillian Sperka, Marie Bugajski, Joan Bednarz, and Celine Moss; one brother- in-law, John Krull; a cousin, Jo Ann George and her sons, John, James, and Donald George; and caregiver, Kay Bennett and her son, Danny Bennett. She was preceded in death by her parents; and two sisters-in-law: Virginia Krull and Rita Kiester. A Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church with Father Thomas Kovatch officiating. Entombment will take place Wednesday at the Holy Cross Cemetery in Calumet City, IL. Family will receive friends from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Monday at Allen Funeral Home in Bloomington, IN. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Illinois. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Monroe County Humane Association or the
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Published in The Times on Dec. 16, 2012