OCTOBER 3, 1923 - DECEMBER 16, 2008

GROVE - James (Jim) Fields, 85 of Grove, passed away Tuesday, December 16th, 2008 at his home in Grove. Jim was born October 3, 1923 to Ola and Harriet (Walden) Fields in Council Bluffs , Iowa .  He married his high school sweetheart, Fern Berry; they were married in May of 1943. Jim served his country United States Army during WWII.  

Jim worked at General Motors Corp. in Omaha, NE for over 33 years, and retired as an Office Manager and Personnel Director. Jim and Fern moved to Grand Lake in 1979 from Omaha .   He was a member of the First United Methodist Church . Jim was also a life member of the American Legion and the Veterans of Foreign Wars.  

James is survived by his wife of 65 years, Fern Fields of Grove.  One daughter, Ann Mace and husband Richard of Pelham , AL .  Along with 5 grandchildren, and 5 great grandchildren.

Memorial Service will be 11:00 AM Friday December 19th at the First United Methodist Church of Grove.  Pastor Randy Hamill to officiate.  Military Honors will be conducted by the Grove Veterans Ritual Team.  Online condolences may be sent at www.funeralservicesofgrandlake.com