June 25, 1930 - December 14, 2021
GREENFIELD – Max E. Fields, age 91, of Greenfield, passed away Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at his home. He was born in Greenfield on June 25, 1930 to Willard Fields and Isabelle (Johnson) Fields. He was raised by his mother and stepfather, Lester Earl Poe. He graduated from Greenfield-Central High School in 1948. He was a veteran of the United States Navy and served from 1951 to 1955. On July 14, 1956, Max married Betty Fadely in Lapel, Indiana. For over 35 years, he worked for Western Electric as tool and die maker before retiring in 1985. After retirement, he continued work in woodworking and coin merchandise. Max was a member of the Moose Lodge in Greenwood, American Legion Post 119 in Greenfield, and was a former 50-year member of the New Palestine Masonic Lodge #404. He loved ballroom dancing and fishing. Max was survived by his wife, Betty E. Fields of Greenfield, who passed away shortly after his death; daughter, Nancy Lou (Barry) Cole of Greenfield; brother, Lester Earl Poe Jr. of Indianapolis; granddaughter, Brittany (Nick) Dellenbach of Greenfield; and great-grandchildren, Remie and Wade Dellenbach. He was preceded in death by his father, Willard Fields; mother and stepfather, Isabelle and Lester Earl Poe; sister, Betty Shively; and special aunt, Evelyn Bell. Celebration of Life Gathering will be held on Sunday, December 19, 2021, from 2:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory, 1484 W. US Hwy. 40, Greenfield, IN 46140. A Celebration of Life Service will begin at 4:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made by mail to the Alzheimer’s Association, 50 E 91st St #100, Indianapolis, IN 46240, or envelopes will be available at the mortuary. Friends may share a memory or condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com.
GREENFIELD – Max E. Fields, age 91, of Greenfield, passed away Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at his home. He was born in Greenfield on June 25, 1930 to Willard Fields and Isabelle (Johnson) Fields. He was raised by his mother and stepfather,... View Obituary & Service Information
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