Hans Fields
Died: Jan 1, 2018
Hans Fields
Funeral services for Hansford Fields, 79,  of Salado will be at 1 p.m., Jan. 5 at Salado United Methodist Church with Pastor Scott Mescher officiating.

Fields passed away at his Salado home on January 1, 2018.

He was born on  September 23, 1938 in Middletown, Indiana to Rebecca and Noble Fields.

He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Texas Western College (University of Texas at El Paso) where he attended on a full basketball scholarship. He later received a Master of Science  degree in Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics from Middle Tennessee State University.

He married Judy Kay Gatlin in August of 1959. They have been residents of Salado since 2007.

Hans taught and coached in the Ysleta School District in El Paso for 18 years before changing professions.
He began a second profession in the field of energy, starting as a lab technician with Chevron, rising to Senior Safety Engineer before retiring 27 years later.

When the Fields came to Salado, Hans immediately got involved with volunteering. He has been an active member of the Salado Lions Club, Salado Historical Society (serving as President), Mill Creek Community Association (serving as President), Citizens on Patrol, Salado Zoning Board of Adjustment, a charter member of Leadership Salado and a member and President of the Community Emergency Response Team for Salado (CERTS). He was also active in the Salado Six, which received a state award from Keep Texas Beautiful for their volunteer hours. Fields was also an elected Aldermen for the Village of Salado, serving from 2011-2015.
Hans is survived by his wife of 58 years Judy , three children, Charles Fields of El Paso, Texas, Jayne Hopper of Nashville and Lorinda Krystyniak of Austin, Texas; five grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to St. Jude Children’s Charities.

Arrangements are being handled by Broeker Funeral of Salado.
January 22nd, 2018 10:03 am
Please accept my sincere sympathy in the loss of your loved one. At a difficult time as this, the Bible gives us comfort at Revelation 21:3&4 where God promises to someday eliminate sickness, sorrow and death. I hope this scripture gives you some consolation.
ralph teter
January 2nd, 2018 5:59 pm
Condolences to family.Hans was a good friend.and team mate.Know he will be missed.
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