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Velma Chamberlin

November 27, 1928 ~ November 27, 2022 (age 94) 94 Years Old

Velma Chamberlin Obituary

Velma L. Chamberlin, 94, of Olin passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2022 at Bickford of Marion Assisted Living. 

A visitation will be held on Thursday, December 1, 2022 from 4:00-8:00 pm at Dawson Funeral Services in Olin. A private family graveside will take place at the Olin Cemetery. 

Velma Larene was born on November 27, 1928 in Clarence, Iowa to George and Tillie Harness. She graduated from Clarence High School. She was united in marriage to Gerald Frank Chamberlin on December 1, 1946 in Anamosa, Iowa. She worked for Collins Radio for ten years before becoming a stay at home wife to help on the farm and raise their six boys. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Olin. Velma enjoyed playing cards, sewing, Bingo and spending her evenings on her porch swing watching the sunset with her cherry slushies. 

Those left to cherish her memory are her three sons; Mike Chamberlin of Olin, Rob (Marla Kaufman) Chamberlin of Cedar Rapids, Joe (Nancy) Chamberlin of Olin, 15 grandchildren, many great grandchildren and several great great grandchildren. 

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, a sister Viola Johnson, three sons; Kenny, Dennis, Cleve, two grandsons Tim and Daniel and a granddaughter Dawn. 

Memorials may be directed to her family in her honor. 



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December 1, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dawson Funeral Services Olin
413 Walnut Street
Olin, IA 52320


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