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Dale R. Cavin

Jul 26, 2013

Dale R. Cavin, 62, Mt. Pleasant, died on Wednesday, July 24, 2013, at his home.

Visitation will be held on Monday, July 29, from 9 to 10:30 a.m., at the Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel of Mt. Pleasant. Funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m., following visitation, at the Memorial Chapel, with the Rev. Jeff McPheron officiating. Burial will be in the Ollie Cemetery. A memorial has been established. On-line condolences may be directed to

Born Jan. 16, 1951, in Ottumwa, he was the son of Ralph George and Evelyn June Winter Cavin. He was educated in the Washington Community School District. He married Mary Hines. They later divorced. He then married Diane Perrin. They later divorced.

He has lived in Riverside, Hills and Iowa City before moving to Mt. Pleasant five years ago. He worked for Kalona Plastics and on the production line at Heatilator for ten years. He delivered newspapers for The Mt. Pleasant News, The Burlington Hawkeye and The Des Moines Register.

In his spare time, he liked to fish and work on cars. He was of the Christian faith.

He is survived by three daughters, Cindy Cavin of What Cheer, Vicky Cavin of Keswick and Darlene Cavin of Iowa City; two sons, Daryl (Mica) Cavin of Oskaloosa and Tony Cavin of Iowa City; one brother, Gary (Rose) Cavin of Salt Lake City, Utah; and three sisters, Linda (Dean) Russell, of Sigourney, Gloria Palmer of Mt. Pleasant and Carolyn (James) Marshall of Burlington; and eight grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a twin sister, Darlene Cavin; a sister, Joyce Hole; and a brother, Earl Cavin.

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