Paul Edward Fields
of New Buffalo Mich., Bradenton, Fla. and formerly of Elmhurst, Ill., died
peacefully surrounded by loved ones after a brief illness.
He was born in
Muskegon, Mich., to George Fields and Frances (Melvin)
Ellison, both of whom preceded him in death.
retired from Ellison Auto Parts and Engine Rebuilders, a business he owned
and operated on the south side of Chicago for 51 years. Paul enjoyed meeting
friends at the health club, weightlifting, working in the
yard and was an avid reader.
He is survived by
his wife Beverly; brother, Michael Fields; sister, Michelle Fields;
daughters, Paula Fields-Mowen and Kelly Fields and son David (Jill) Fields
of Chesterton, Ind.; step-daughter Leanne (David) Brown and stepson, Roy
Endsley, of Chesterton, Ind.; four grandsons, Zachary and Mackenzie Mowen,
Jack and Benjamin Fields; step-grandchildren, Maggie and Jake Brown and Ian
and Isabelle Endsley.
He was preceded in
death by his sister, Joyce Fields, and his grandson Taylor Mowen.
A celebration of
life will be held in New Buffalo, Mich., this summer.