Irma J. Fields, 72, Westport, passed away Friday, June 6, 2014 at Kindred Hospital South in Greenwood.
She was born May 10, 1942 in Shawneetown, Illinois, the daughter of Leonard and Charlotte (Brinkley) Dietz.
She was raised in Evansville, graduated from Mater Dei High School in 1960 and has resided in Westport since 1966. She enjoyed sewing and sewed for others and did house cleaning for other people. She was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church where she had served on the Parish Council.
She married Harley R. Fields in Evansville June 2, 1962 and he preceded her in death March 6, 2009. Survivors include daughters, Kathy (Pete) Holdreith and Brenda (Lloyd) Smith both of Westport; sisters, Helen (Bob) Futrell of Evansville, Dorothy Gibson of Kuttawa, Kentucky and Karen (Steve) Kirchner of North Vernon; brother, Ed (Kathy) Dietz of Evansville; grandchildren, Haley, Hilary, Hannah and Holly Holdreith, Austin and Brandon Smith and great-grandchildren, Maddox, Ava and Layton.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Linda Carroll; brothers, Bill, Johnny, Bobby, and Ralph Dietz and great granddaughter, Sofia Nicole Holdreith.
A funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 11, at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Millhousen with Father Bill Turner officiating. Burial will follow at St. Denis Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, June 10, at Bass and Gasper Funeral Home with a public prayer service at 3:30 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the St. Denis Cemetery Fund or the Westport Volunteer Fire Department.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.bassgasper.com