Harvey James Field, age 91, of Delano, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019.
Mass of Christian Burial will take place Friday, June 21 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter Catholic Church in Delano.
There was visitation Thursday, June 20 from 4 to 8 p.m. at Martha’s Hall of St. Peter Catholic Church. Visitation will continue Friday from 10 to 11 a.m. at Martha’s Hall, prior to the Mass. Interment will be at Calvary Cemetery, Delano.
Memorials are preferred in lieu of flowers.
Arrangements are with Iten Funeral Home in Delano.
Harvey was born Jan. 9, 1928, in Madison, WI, to Edward and Ruth (O’Donnell) Field. He grew up and attended high school in Rice Lake, WI.
Harvey served in the United States Army and was stationed in Occupied Japan. Post service, he attended the Minnesota School of Business.
He was joined in marriage to Mary Stafford June 5, 1954, at St. Anthony’s Parish in St. Cloud. God blessed their marriage with nine children. They resided in Minneapolis, and eventually moved to Delano.
Harvey worked as service manager at Anderson Cadillac in Golden Valley for 39 years.
He was a faithful member of St. Peter’s Catholic Church.
Harvey enjoyed spending time with his family at the cabin, cooking, and playing with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend to many.
Harvey was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Mary Field; parents Edward and Ruth Field; brother John Field; in-laws George and Magdalen Stafford; brothers-in-law Patrick Stafford, Father Michael Stafford, John Stafford and Robert Benolken; daughter-in-law Paula Field; and grandchildren Magdalen Sutherland and Eric Sutherland Brush.
He is survived by his children, Mike (Cheryl), Mary Jo (Dan) Graunke, Mark (Debbie), Tim (Kris), James (Diane), Margaret (Jon) Sutherland, Jean (Eric) Carlson, Bill (Sherri), and Tom (Tracy); 28 grandchildren: Dan Field, Shelly (Erik) Peterson, Sarah (Joey) Sinkel, Caroline Field, David Field, Rob Field, Adam (Faye) Field, Brian Field, Allison Field, Darrick (Heather) Graunke, Jaime (Joe) Geyen, Chad (Jen) Weinzierl, Brad (Jami) Weinzierl, Kelsey Field, Anna Field, Kyan Kiel, Isaac Kiel, Stafford (Cady) Carlson, Emily (Tommy) Strafelda, Kristen Carlson, Cameron, Amelia and Keenan Sutherland, Dillon and Hannah Field, Ethan, Mason, and Haden Field; and 16 great-grandchildren: Tyler and Brayden Graunke, Quinne, Riley, Dru, Jaden, Kye, Cole Weinzierl, Evan, Savannah, Maci Geyen, Alexandra, Cody and Casey Peterson, Rowan Sinkel and Kylian Field.
Harvey is further survived by a brother-in-law, Paul Stafford; sisters-in-law Lucretia Benolken, and Dorie Stafford; and many nieces and nephews.