Mervin L. Chamberlin
Mervin L. Chamberlin, 89, of Olin, passed away quietly May 4, 2020, at the Clarence Assisted Living Center. Private graveside services will be held at the Olin Cemetery. Dawson Funeral Services of Olin is assisting the family at this time.
Mervin was born Feb. 17, 1931, on the farm between Stanwood and Olin to Clarence and Mae (Jackson) Chamberlin.
He graduated from Stanwood High School. On May 29, 1955, at the Olin Community Methodist Church, he married the love of his life, Mary Ann Hart.
He was a farmer at heart and loved spending time hanging around his farm. He enjoyed bird watching, hunting, fishing and telling a good sports story from the old days. He had a great love for horses and polka music and enjoyed spending his time watching both on TV.
Those left to cherish his memories are his wife, Mary Ann; his five children, Randy (Valerie) Chamberlin of Center Point, Rick Chamberlin of Webster City, Mitzi (Virgil) Matzen of Davenport, Rodney (Kathy) Chamberlin of Jesup and Melody (Chris) Rady of Poplar Grove, Ill., 16 grandchildren; and many great-grandchildren.
He has preceded in death by his parents; a sister, Theola; and a brother, Gerald.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.dawsonfuneral.com.
Memorials may be left in his honor to the Olin Community Methodist church.