Share

Let the family know you care by sharing this tribute.

Carolyn L. Phillips-Lindberg, age 53, of Ionia, slipped away to the loving arms of Jesus on Sunday, August 16, 2015 at Heartland Health Care in Ionia.  The daughter of Leslie C. & Fannie Y. (Miller) Field, she was born on August 14, 1962 in Greenville. Carolyn loved to spend time with her family and friends. Carolyn was known to be brave, strong, gifted, and selfless. She endured through rheumatoid arthritis and later a two year battle with lymphoma cancer. She showed us all how to live and die with grace and dignity.

Carolyn was preceded in death by her father, Leslie Field; a her twin sister Marilyn, Field.  Surviving are   her mother, Fannie Field; two brothers, Ralph Field and Loren Field; a sister, Connie Wright; her three children, Ronald  & Lisa Dean, Lisa Dean; Robert & Heather Phillips, and  Leslie Phillips; a granddaughter, Layla Dean;  and  many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and loving friends.

Carolyn loved life, her family, writing poetry, reading, creating art, wild horses, truck driving, and the mountains of Montana. She was a free spirit and will continue to live on through all of the lives she touched.

The family invites relatives and friends to celebrate Carolyn's life from 1-6 p.m. on Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 830 N. Hillman Road, Stanton.  In lieu of flowers the family asks for donations toward final expenses (checks payable to either Robert Phillips or Leslie Phillips), and extra funds will be donated to The Arthritis Foundation (for  rheumatoid arthritis research) and to Heartland Hospice.  To send a message of sympathy to the family, sign Carolyn's online guest book, or to share a favorite memory, please visit:  www.ChristiansenCares.com  Arrangements were entrusted to Christiansen Cremation & Funeral Care, Greenville. 

Share

Let the family know you care by sharing this tribute.

39 Comments

  1. John and Valerie Tuttle on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  2. Robert Phillips 3 on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  3. Kathy Taylor on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  4. Leslie Phillips on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  5. Kathy Taylor on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am

    My prayers are with Carolyn’s family! I loved her dearly! I will miss her greatly! The part i will miss the most is her beautiful smile & her baby Ellie!



  6. Kevin and Joyce Phillips on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  7. Ronald Dean Jr on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  8. Kevin and Joyce Phillips on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am

    Our hearts are sad and happy at the same time. Seas that Carol had to leave but happy that our Saviour Jesus Christ is taken care of our friends. Prayers for all.



  9. Lynne and Bill Hughes on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  10. Lynne Hughes on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am

    Reflecting back on how Carolyn impacted my life: When she and I worked at the old Meijer store, she would often brighten my day by leaving me a picture that she drew or poem she had written. Her daughter Leslie would often draw pictures also. Carolyn had written a poem once that was so beautiful I used it at my wedding. I will miss her happy cheerful “Hello Miss Lynne”. What a wonderful, loving and compassionate person Carolyn was. She was an example of how all people should treat each other everyday. Rest in peace my friend.



  11. nicole field on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  12. ralph field on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  13. Laura DeLange on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  14. Darlene Mills on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  15. Heather Phillips on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  16. Kathy Coleman on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  17. Susie mckay on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  18. Kim on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  19. Katreena Marsh on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  20. Fannie Field on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  21. Connie and Greg Wright on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  22. Paul and Tamara Stamper on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  23. Bonnie, Dave Frisbie (Nelson) on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am

    So sorry for your loss!!! I Bonnie grew up with field’s ,and went to school with Ralph s dad and aunts they are real nice people!!



  24. Jerry and lisha corp/field on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  25. Billie Kate Hofstra on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  26. Cindy Treynor on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  27. Cindy Treynor on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am

    My sincere condolences to the Lindberg family. May she rest in peace and may your family have peace of heart that she is with God now and happy.



  28. Ginger Hoag and family on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  29. Leslie Charrouf on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  30. Joyce burden on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am


  31. joyce burden on August 18, 2015 at 12:00 am

    Carol will truly be missed. I meant her about 4years ago. Such a sweet lady. RIP carol!!!! God please bless the family. =ƒÿè



  32. Kim Cain on August 19, 2015 at 12:00 am


  33. Vickie Gandy on August 19, 2015 at 12:00 am


  34. stacey on August 19, 2015 at 12:00 am


  35. So sorry for your loss she was a wonderful lady on August 19, 2015 at 12:00 am


  36. Pam Hutson so sorry for your loss she a wonderful lady on August 19, 2015 at 12:00 am


  37. Cindy (Dingman) Spielmacher on August 19, 2015 at 12:00 am


  38. Ned and Lynne Welder and Jed Welder on August 21, 2015 at 12:00 am

    We have known Fannie and Ralph for many years – good neighbors. Please accept our sincere condolences in the passing of Carolyn.
    Ned, Lynne and Jed



  39. Heather Dennis Champlin on August 23, 2015 at 12:00 am


Leave a Comment