Mervin L. Chamberlin

February 17, 1931 ~ May 4, 2020 (age 89)


Mervin L Chamberlin, 89, of Olin Iowa passed away quietly on 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 on February 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) Chamberliin of Center Point, Rick Chamberlin of Webster City, Mitzi (Virgil) Matzen of Davenport, Rodney (Kathy) Chamberlin of Jesup, Melody (Chris) Rady of Poplar Grove, Illinois, 16 grandchildren and many great grandchildren.

He has preceded in death by his parents, a sister Theola and a brother Gerald.


Memorials may be left in his honor to the Olin Community Methodist church.


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