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Timothy James Fields

January 10, 1956 — April 13, 2023

Timothy James Fields, 67, of Rochester, MN, died peacefully at his home on Thursday, April 13th, 2023. Tim was born January 10th, 1956, to Joe and Beverly Fields. He graduated from John Marshall High School in 1974. On May 15th, 1976, he married Linda Klavetter and they resided in Rochester, Minnesota, where they raised their two kids. Tim worked in the family printing business until his retirement in 2017. In his free time, he loved fishing and spending time at the river. He took great pride in fishing the Master's Walleye Circuit tournaments for many years. He also enjoyed time with family and friends and summers at Leech Lake and the Bay City campground. He loved sharing his passion for fishing with his children and grandchildren. In the last few years, he got his dream car and enjoyed numerous road trips with Linda as well as the friends he made in the Rochester Area Corvette Club. He is survived by his wife, Linda Fields of Rochester; daughter Kari Fields of Rochester; son Jeff and daughter-in-law Tami Fields of Kasson; two grandchildren, Easton Fields (9) and Nolan Fields (8). He is also survived by his brother Steve and sister-in-law Terry Fields of Rochester; Linda's sister, Kim Johnson; brothers and sisters-in-law Kevin and Mun Klavetter; John and Kathy Klavetter, all of Rochester, as well as numerous nieces and nephews and their families. He was proceeded in death by his parents, his brother Joe Fields, Jr. and brother-in-law Christopher Johnson. The family is having a private memorial service. There will be a Celebration of Life from 4:00 -7:00 PM on Wednesday, April 19, 2023 at the Eagles Club Ballroom, 917 15th Avenue Southeast, Rochester, Minnesota. In memory of Tim and in lieu of flowers, please consider donating to the Ronald McDonald House of Rochester, Minnesota. Ranfranz and Vine Funeral Homes is honored to be serving the Fields family; to share a special memory or condolence, please visit
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