|Birth: ||Jan. 4, 1932|
|Death: ||Jan. 3, 2011|
The Wallowa County Chieftain
Thursday, February 3, 2011
January 4, 1932 – January 3, 2011
Vivian Bernice Ellen Fields, a retired school teacher who lived in Wallowa County, died Jan. 3, 2011, at the age of 78, surrounded by her children and grandchildren.
She was born to Lucas and Effie McKay Plancich in Dockton, Wash., the seventh of 11 children.
She attended grade school and high school on Vashon Island, Wash., and attended Western Washington College of Education, where she received her teaching degree.
She married Harold (Bob) Fields in 1954 and was the mother of five children. She taught elementary schools in Seattle, Wash., and Security, Colo., and for many years at Burton Elementary on Vashon Island.
Mrs. Fields lived on Vashon Island until 1976, when she moved to Falcon, Colo., where she spent the last part of her career as a librarian in the Falcon School District.
She moved to Wallowa County in 1998. Her interests included nature walks, gardening, reading, puzzles and visiting family and friends, as well as crocheting, knitting and embroidery.
She is survived by four of her children and their spouses, Sandra and Dave Lund of Enterprise; Angela and Todd Nash, also of Enterprise; Timothy Fields of Dodge City, Kansas; Daniel and Tammy Fields of Peyton, Colo; 10 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
She is also survived by brothers Gordon, Swede and Russell Plancich; and sisters DeeDee Arnold and Iona Johnson.
She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Michelle Alliston, grandson Paul Alliston, granddaughter Nicole Fields, and brothers Luke, Dick, Bob, Mike and Jerry Plancich.
Memorial services were held Jan. 7 at Wallowa Assembly of God Church, with interment at Lostine Cemetery.
Michelle Lynn Fields Alliston (1955 - 1980)*
Created by: Jan
Record added: Jan 05, 2011
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