Norman Fairfield

October 24, 2022

Norman Fairfield, 86, of Frankfort, passed away on October 24, 2022 in his daughter’s home.  He was born on July 27, 1936 in Indianapolis to Jesse and Mary (Strong) Fairfield.  He married Rosemarie Utterback on January 19, 1957 and she preceded him in death on December 25, 2000.  He then married Janet Sue Brant on January 17, 2003 and she preceded him in death on November 6, 2017.

Norman attended Thorntown Schools and worked for National Homes in Lafayette for 30 years and worked in maintenance at Columbian Park in Lafayette for 3 years.  He attended Harmony Christian Church in Elwood, IN.  Norman was a great mechanic and enjoyed working on cars, “puttering around”, and fishing.

Memorial Donations may be made in Norman’s honor to the Harmony Christian Church, 9043 West 1800 North, Elwood, IN 46036.

Visitation and Services

Funeral services will be held at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, October 27, 2022 at Goodwin Funeral Home.  Pastor Mitch Fairfield will officiate. Entombment will follow at Rest Haven Memorial Park Mausoleum, Lafayette.  Friends may visit from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service at 2:30 p.m. at the funeral home.  

Survived by:

Surviving are his Daughters: Rita (Scott) Thomas of Champaign, IL, Norma McFarland (Bill Kaiser) of Elwood, IN, and Edith Dewey of Lafayette, IN; Son: Jesse (Theresa) Fairfield of California; Brothers: Bill Fairfield of Cloverdale, IN, Raymond (Penny) Fairfield of Michigan, Paul (Beth) Fairfield of Lebanon, IN, and Jesse Fairfield Jr. of Thorntown, IN; Sister: Louise Hudson of LaPorte, IN; 15 Grandchildren; and 46 Great-Grandchildren.  

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his parents, wives, and brothers: David Fairfield and Marion Fairfield, and sisters: Helen Smith and Anna Fairfield.


Leave your Condolences

7 Condolences for “Norman Fairfield”

  1. Rudy October 24, 2022 at 4:43 pm

    I am so sorry Norma.

  2. Brenda Andert October 24, 2022 at 5:03 pm

    Prayers and love to you all.

  3. Tina Phillips October 25, 2022 at 5:30 am

    To the Fairfields, my second family growing up. So sorry to hear about your dad. Love you all.

  4. T.J. Strong October 25, 2022 at 10:03 am

    Amber, I’m so glad I got to meet your papa!
    I’m so sorry for your loss! Praying for you and your family. Love you!

  5. Laurie Thomas October 25, 2022 at 2:44 pm

    Rita & Family, praying for God to wrap his arms around you & bring peace to your broken hearts. Sending our deepest condolences for the loss of your dad. I know he will be greatly missed.
    Love always
    Laurie Thomas & family

  6. Leila and Spike Kern October 25, 2022 at 7:12 pm

    We are sorry to hear of your loss! Norm was a wonderful father, husband and friend! He always had a smile for everyone! He will be greatly missed.

  7. Debbie October 27, 2022 at 11:08 am

    Rita my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

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