Edward J. Field, 64, of Marinette passed away on Saturday, February 8, 2014, at home. He was born on February 25, 1949, to the late Edward and Bernice (Ernst) Field in Blue Island, Ill.
He attended Fenger High School in Chicago. He had worked for the Baltimore & Ohio Railroad as Switchman, Conductor, and working up to Yard Master. After retiring, Edward moved to Marinette to be closer to family and had worked at the Marinette Welcome Center for the last four years. He enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, and working crossword puzzles.
Edward is survived by two sons: Paul Field and Mike Rich of Marinette; two daughters: Angela Willis of Marinette and Dana Rich of Sarasota, Fla.; two brothers: Robert and Lawrence; six sisters: Patricia Barr, Sandra Field, Juanita Lund, Elizabeth Herrera, Estelle Mercier, and Kathleen Field; and five grandchildren: Melissa, Aaron, Lena, Maya, and Malik. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers: John and Ronald; a sister, Judith; and his wife, Nancy Field.
Friends may call at the Thielen Funeral Home on Wednesday, February 12, 2014 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Funeral Services will be held at 5 p.m. with Deacon Jerome Thetreau officiating.