Mary Lou Fields

Alton | Thursday, December 12 2013

Mary Lou Fields, age 85, of Alton, passed away Thursday, December 12, 2013, at Alton Memorial Hospital.She was born May 2, 1928, in Alton, the daughter of Daniel and Christina (Goederice) Kelly. She married Jack C. Fields on July 18, 1947 at St. Patrick’s Church and he preceded her in death. Mary Lou enjoyed bowling and playing bunco with her friends.She is survived by a daughter and son-in-law, Beverly and Troy Bryant of Villa Rica, GA; seven grandchildren and their significant others, Toni and Steve Altier of Tampa, FL, Khristie and Keith Jacquin of East Alton, Jack Monroe and Dennis Bilden of West Hollywood, CA, Pat and Sara Monroe of Alton, Scott and Amber Mueller of Carrollton, GA, Dan and Tish Fields of Phoenix, AZ, and Nicolas Fields of Alton; twelve great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandson; a son-in-law, Phil Monroe, and his wife, Donna; and many other relatives and friends.She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two daughters, Jackie Monroe, and Marcia Fields-Koevenig; and a son-in-law, Joseph Koevenig.A visitation will be held Sunday, December 15, 2013, from 2:00 to 4:00 pm, at Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton. A celebration of life will take place at 4:00 pm in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Charles West officiating.Interment will take place at Valhalla Cemetery at a later date.Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home in Alton are in charge of arrangements.Online condolences and guest book may be found at

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