Ann Marie Fields, 40, of Seymour, died on July 22, 2022. Ann’s greatest achievement in life was the devotion she had to her husband and children. Ann was a kind, gentle, and compassionate person. Ann enjoyed attending family gatherings, worked hard, and behaved in a polite and respectable manner. She has always helped people especially people with disabilities, she loved teaching children, helping the elderly and people with difficulties in living. She was an artist at heart, as evidenced by her drawings, paintings, refurbished furniture, and unique cake designs that everyone loved. She was an excellent cook and enjoyed cooking with her husband and children. Ann loved traveling with her family to Panama City Beach, Florida every spring break.
Ann was a resident of Seymour Indiana. On March 3, 2006, Ann married the love of her life, Jonathan Chance Fields, who survives. She is also survived by her son Jonathan (Morgan), her daughters Anastaesia and Lorelei, her step-daughter Patricia and a step-granddaughter Morticia.
Ann was born on October 16, 1981 to parents Richard and Mary Kidwell, who survive. She has three surviving siblings, Melinda Trager, Frances (Paul) Skulas and Christopher (Emma) Kidwell. She was a loving aunt to Stephen Trager, Katherine Trager, Elizabeth Trager, Abigail Trager, Ella Kidwell, Corbin Kidwell, Future Baby Kidwell, Remy Skulas, Mabel Skulas, Summera Baraja, Nicholas Hounshel, Shelby Richardson, Haley Carmer, Linzy Carmer, and Jaylen Carmer. Ann was loved and will be missed by all of her family and extended family.
She was predeceased by her grandparents, Rudolph and Frances Schlatterer and James and Elizabeth Kidwell.
Ann graduated from Seymour High School in 2000. She then worked for the State of Indiana and graduated from Western Governors University with a bachelor’s degree. She was nominated and received the award from the National Society of Leadership and Success (NSLS). This is a prestigious award recommended only by a college. Ann was employed by the Seymour Community School System. His love of teaching was evident in every activity and project completed by his students. Ann was also an avid swimmer and was an assistant swim coach for the Seymour swim program. At the time of her death, Ann was working on an IUPUC master’s degree.
Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until time of service at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 31, 2022 at Burkholder Chapel of Thorne-George Family Funeral Homes, 419 N. Chestnut St., Seymour, Indiana. Memorials may be donated in Ann’s memory through the Burkholder Chapel at the Jackson County Dog Shelter. Please share your memories and condolences at www.burkholderfuneralchapel.com.