Debbie Sue Fields

Debbie Sue Fields

Debbie Sue Fields


Debbie Sue Fields, 69, of Marion, passed away Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023, at the Views of Marion. Visitation will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 24, at Brosh Chapel and The Avacentre, located at 2121 Bowling St. SW, Cedar Rapids. Celebration of Life service will be 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 25, at Brosh Chapel. Burial will be in Cedar Memorial Cemetery.

Debbie was born Sept. 13, 1953, in Cedar Rapids, the daughter of Robert and Adeline (Harrelson) McLaud. She graduated from Cedar Rapids Jefferson High School, class of 1971. Following she earned a dental assistant degree from Kirkwood College in 1972. Debbie was united in marriage to Dewayne Fields on Aug. 20, 1977, at St. Wenceslaus Catholic Church in Cedar Rapids. She worked in the dental field for over 20 years, ranging from family practices to the University of Iowa Dental College, and later retired from Rockwell Collins in 2018. Debbie enjoyed arts, crafts, sewing, painting, occasionally visiting the casino, downhill skiing, going on ocean cruises and traveling to St. Maartens.

Debbie is survived by her husband, Dewayne “W.C.” Fields; her nieces and nephews, Stacy Rouse, Debra (Craig) Steele, Tracy (John) Owens, Shelly (Eric) Reese, Danielle Light (Jon Berger), Mark (Angela) Phillips, Ryan Phillips, Sara Montague, Katie (Bill McKenna) Montague and Gina (Matt) Anderson; many great-nieces and great-nephews; her sisters-in-law, Beverly (Gary) Montague and Janice Phillips; and former brother-in-law, Dennis Holiday.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her sister, Diana Holiday; a nephew, Robert McFarland; and a brother-in-law, Jim Phillips.

Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Mercy.

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