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Lorraine Simmons Fields


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Lorraine Simmons Fields Obituary
October 11, 1923 - August 19, 2016 Lorraine Simmons Fields was born in Chicago, Illinois on Oct. 11, 1923 to Irving and Stella Simmons. Lorraine was always a top student and earned a Masters Degree from the University of Chicago. She was a high school math teacher for 40 years in Chicago, Fresno and La Crescenta. She was predeceased by her husband of 57 years, Melvin Fields. She is survived by her children: Donna Satterthwait (Leonn), Edward Fields (Susan) and Robert Fields; her sister, Joan Isaacs and her brother, Allen Simmons; grandchildren Benjamin Fields (Rebecca Stewart), Sarah Fields, Noah, Joshua and Steven Fields. In retirement, Lorraine volunteered with the LA Natural History Museum, Temple Sinai and the AAUW, Pasadena Branch. In 2005 Lorraine moved to Seacrest Village located in San Diego to be closer to family. Services will be held at Mt. Sinai Memorial Park on Thurs., August 25 at 3 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Temple Sinai in Glendale or Temple Adat Shalom in Poway, CA.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Aug. 24 to Aug. 25, 2016
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