Norma Jean Fields, age 89, of Papillion, Nebraska, formerly of Garnett, Kansas, passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2019, at Midland Hospital, Papillion, Nebraska.
She was born November 23, 1929, in Garnett, Kansas, the daughter of Charles Edward and Emma Mae (Ashburn) Weiland.
Norma married Harry J. Fields on September 3, 1946, in Garnett, Kansas. This union was blessed with five children.
She was a homemaker and raised five children. Later, she worked for the school district as the head baker. Norma enjoyed bowling, yardwork, watching birds, and loved KU Basketball games. Norma was especially fond of her grandchildren. Norma attended the St. Paul’s United Methodist Church in Papillion, Nebraska while her health allowed.
Norma was preceded in death by her parents, Charles and Emma Weiland; step-mother, Christina Weiland; husband, Harry J. Fields; one brother, Earl Dean Weiland; one sister, Barbara; one son, Randy Fields; one granddaughter, Billie Kay Fields.
She is survived by her children, Sherry Benjamin and husband Claron of Garnett, Kansas; Fran Turpin and husband Mike of Odessa, Missouri; Larry Fields and wife Lylette of LaVista, Nebraska; and Bill Fields of Papillion, Nebraska; seven grandchildren; numerous great grandchildren; and one brother, Charles Weiland and wife Mary of Shawnee, Kansas.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., on Saturday, February 2, 2019, at the Feuerborn Family Funeral Service Chapel, Garnett, with burial to follow in the Garnett Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to National Kidney Foundation.
You may send your condolences to the family at www.feuerbornfuneral.com.