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Delores (Dee) Mehaffy

November 14, 1926 — February 25, 2021

Delores (Dee) Bertha Mehaffy, 94, passed away Thursday, February 25, 2021in Apple Valley,
Delores was born November 14, 1926, in West Burlington, Iowa, the daughter of Ervin and
Grace (Stigge) Peterman. She graduated from Burlington High School and received her
Bachelor's Degree from Iowa Wesleyan College. Delores was united in marriage to Wilson
Dwight Mehaffy on February 22, 1946 in West Burlington. They lived in Burlington and Rock
Island before moving to Mt Pleasant in 1955. She was the accountant and co-owner of P&M
Sales and Service for 34 years, retiring in 1989. Delores was a member of the First Presbyterian
Church, VFW Auxiliary, Alpha Xi Delta Sorority, Chitaqua Questers Club, TTT Society, Mt.
Pleasant Bridge Club, Henry County Animal Rescue, Cotillion Club and the Mt. Pleasant
Country Club.
Delores is survived by a daughter, Lorna Lusk of Lakeville, MN; a son, Wayne (Jeanne)
Mehaffy of Gowrie, IA; six grandchildren: Derek Lusk, Kyle Lusk, Jordan Lusk Streiff, Erin
Mehaffy Bintz, Katie Mehaffy, Ryan Mehaffy; and thirteen great grandchildren. She was
preceded in death by her parents, and her husband Dwight.

Celebration of Life Service will be 10:30 am on Saturday April 17, 2021 at the Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel in Mt. Pleasant. Visitation will be from 9:30 am until service time. Memorials may be directed to the Presbyterian Church's "All God's Creatures" outreach program. Burial will be at the Prairie Grove Cemetery in West Burlington. The Olson-Powell Memorial Chapel in Mt
Pleasant is in charge of the arrangements.

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