November 16, 1934 - November 1, 2020
Margaret A. Fields, 85, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, November 1, 2020, at Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha. The family will greet friends from 10 – 11 a.m. on Friday, November 6, 2020, at Marion Methodist Church located at 5050 REC Drive in Marion, Iowa. A Funeral Service will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday at the church conducted by Vicki Standley. The service Livestream will be available on the Marion Methodist Church website. Burial will take place at Smithtown Cemetery near Lost Nation. All guests are respectfully requested to wear a face mask and practice social distancing. Murdoch Funeral Home & Cremation Service in Marion is assisting the family. Margaret was born November 16, 1934, in rural Oxford Junction, Iowa, the daughter of Meryl and Eleanor (Starr) Fields. She graduated from Oxford Junction High School and American Institute of Commerce in Davenport, Iowa. Margaret worked at Rockwell-Collins from 1967 – 1994 and retiring in 1994 after 27 years in the finance department. She was a member of Marion Methodist Church where she was involved in the Quilting Group and Bible Studies. Margaret was a part of St. Luke’s Pet Pals as a volunteer. Since 2006 she had volunteered for over 1350 hours bringing thousands of smiles to patients and staff at St. Luke’s Hospital. Margaret also volunteered with Mercy Hospice and the Science Station where she received the 1997 Outstanding Volunteer award. She is survived and lovingly remembered by her two sisters, Sondra Cantrell of Lisbon and Karen (Roger) Griffin of Sugar Gove, Illinois; two brothers, Meryl (Sandra) Fields of Lost Nation, Iowa, and Allen (Susan) Fields of Davenport, Iowa; sister-in-law, Elinor Fields; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews. Margaret was preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Billy Fields and Gregory Fields; and two great-nephews, Brandon Hacker and Quinn Fields. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Margaret’s memory may be directed to Pet Pals at 1026 A Avenue NE in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 52402 or Marion Cares at 1050 McGowan Blvd in Marion, Iowa, 52302. Please share a memory of Margaret at www.murdochfuneralhome.com under obituaries.
Margaret A. Fields, 85, of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, passed away on Sunday, November 1, 2020, at Dennis & Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha. The family will greet friends from 10 – 11 a.m. on Friday, November 6, 2020, at Marion... View Obituary & Service Information
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