Erma Fields, 87

Erma Fields, 87, of Marshalltown, Iowa passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at Central Iowa Health Care in Marshalltown, Iowa.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Sunday, April 2, 2017, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown, Iowa. Visitation will be from 10:00 a.m. until service time at 11:00 at the funeral home. Memorials may be directed to her Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. For condolences or questions please visit: Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Erma and her family. Phone 641-844-1234.

Erma Mildred Simmons was born on October 10, 1929, in Marshalltown, Iowa; she was the daughter of Marion and Ruth (Hardin) Simmons. Erma attended school in the Marshalltown Community School District graduating, with the class of 1948. On Labor Day in 1974, Erma was united in marriage to Myron Fields in Missouri. Myron passed away in 1983. Erma worked at Fisher Controls, retiring after 42 years of faithful service. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi Sorority. Erma loved traveling. She was an avid reader, and enjoyed spending time with her friends and family around the card table.

Left to cherish her memory are her nieces, Sue McCoy and Pam Alert both of Brooklyn, Iowa; step-sons, Mike (Carol) Fields of Kerrville, Texas and Jeff (Becky) Fields of Brownsburg, Indiana; grandchildren: Matthew (Victoria) Fields, Luke Fields, Jake (Heather) Fields, Tara (Jon) Legenza, Lacie Fields and Loni Fields; great-grandchildren, Addison and Caleb Legenza; great niece and nephews, Nicole, Chad(Shannon) and Shane, and great-great nieces, Eleanor and Ilene.

In death Erma rejoins her parents, Marion and Ruth; husband Myron; sister, Pat McCoy and niece, Kim McCoy.