Delores Camelin


Delores Mae Camelin age 94 of Fairfield passed away at Prestige Care Center.

Delores was born October 20th 1927, in Pennsylvania to Leo and Teresa (Jones) Snyder. She was married to Edward Larson.  He passed away. Delores later married Everette (Ebb) Camelin.  He passed away April 22, 2007. 

Delores was a caregiver to the elderly, worked in nursing homes, and worked at the ordinance plant in Middletown.  She lived in Illinois, Oakville, Iowa, and Fairfield, Iowa. Delores loved spending time with her family and friends. She enjoyed playing bingo, cards, fishing, adult coloring, old TV shows, and church.  

Delores is survived by two daughters, Emma (Richard) Horton of Davenport and Sarah Craig of Fairfield; three sons, Eddie Larson of Chariton, Joe (Janet) Tate of Clarinda and Bill (Patty Ingle) Camelin of Fairfield; daughter-in-law, Rhonda Larson; eight grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; one brother, Ralph Snyder from Pennsylvania; and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Leo and Teresa; husbands, Edward Larson & Everette Camelin (World War II veteran); son, Leo Larson; two sisters, Rose Miller and Delores Lipph; three brothers, Jack Snyder, Wilmer Snyder and Robert Snyder; and son in law, Damien Craig.  

There will be a celebration of life at Jefferson County Park shelter #1, up the hill & to the right, on Saturday, September 17th at 1:30 PM with Guy Sammons officiating.  Burial will be at a later date.

Cards and memorials may be mailed to Bill Camelin, 705 West Kirkwood, Fairfield, Iowa 52556.

On-line condolences may be made to the family at

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