Donna Marie Fields

Donna Marie Fields July 30, 1924 - Aug. 8, 2014 GOSHEN - Donna Marie Fields, age 90, of Goshen, Indiana, passed away Friday, August 8, 2014, at IU Goshen Health Center. The Miller, South Dakota, native was born July 30, 1924, to the late Dietrich and Laura (Winsell) Koch. On October 4, 1942, she married Harold Fields. He preceded her in death in 2010. Survivors include her children, Rhonda Paul of Kentucky, John "Reg" Fields of Indiana, Jeanie Paul and Ruth Fields, both of Arizona, and her brother, Harold "Crusher" Fields of South Dakota, and her grandchildren, Caleb Fields of California, Miaka Huss of Virginia, Robert Hale of Arizona, Karaline VanDiepenbos of Indiana, and Kalaine Fields of Indiana, James, Marissa, & Charlene Fields, Jeffrey and Ryan Paul. Surviving as well are her great-grandchildren, Anna and Mia Sawyer, Addison and Makenzie Fields, and Nathaniel, Nicholas and Annika Hale and Mara VanDiepenbos. She was preceded in death by her siblings, Arlene Palmer, Bernadine Moncur and Joyce Greene, her son, Robert Fields, and her daughter, Pegge Joyce (Fields) Boykin. Visitation will be held from 1-4 pm Saturday, August 16, 2014, at Cornerstone Christian Fellowship Church, 110 South 5th Street, Goshen, Indiana 46528. Reverend Dick Dunn will officiate the 4:00 pm funeral service on Saturday, August 16th; guests are invited to share their thoughts and memories at that time. Interment will be held the following Monday, August 18, 2014, in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Osceola, at 10 am. Please meet at Chapel Hill Funeral Home one-half hour prior to the burial on Monday. Donna's true calling was as a homemaker; in that role she raised 6 children and 5 grandchildren and nurtured scores of others. She loved philosophy, learning and reading. Donna served as a Chapter Auxiliary Commander for the Disabled American Veterans Chapter #15 and as the State Auxiliary Commander for the DAV. In lieu of flowers, the family encourages those who wish to make a donation in Donna's name to the . To leave an online condolence for the family, please visit our website at

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Published in South Bend Tribune on Aug. 14, 2014