Dolores "Dee" G. Mehl, 84

Dolores “Dee” G. Mehl, age 84, of Camdenton, Missouri passed away Monday, August 3, 2020 at Lake Regional Health System in Osage Beach, Missouri.

Dee was born June 18, 1936 in Princeton, New Jersey, the daughter of Eugene and Mary (Johnson) Larson. Dee worked for 23 years as an advocate for Citizens Against Domestic Violence, where she thought of her co-workers as her second family. She loved spending time with her family. She also enjoyed traveling and going on cruises.

Dee is survived by her son Edward “Rusty” Mehl III (Brenda K. Foster) of Camdenton, Missouri; daughters Jan Rothove (Jerry) of Camdenton, Missouri and Tracy Paine of Camdenton, Missouri; 7 grandchildren Eric Hertzler, Jason Dodd, Buddy Mehl, Melissa Valtos, Kari Rivera, Karli Vanbibber, and Thomas Vanbibber; 22 great-grandchildren, she raised her great-grandson Reese Esqueda; significant other Larry Headley of Camdenton, Missouri; sister Judy Kleuser of Gravois Mills, Missouri; and her fur babies Maggie, Scooby, and granddog Sam.

Dee was preceded in death by her parents Eugene and Mary Larson and her brother Ron Larson.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 8, 2020 at Hedges-Scott Funeral Home in Camdenton, Missouri. The family will welcome friends for visitation from 1:00 – 2:00 pm on Saturday, August 8, 2020 prior to services at the funeral home. Interment will be held at Mistwood Cemetery. The family requests that those who attend the services follow the guidelines of the CDC and local health department by maintaining social distancing. Masks are not required but may be worn at your own discretion. For your safety and others, the family is asking everyone to please wear a mask.

Expressions of sympathy may be shared online at Arrangements have been placed under the care of Hedges-Scott Funeral Home, Camdenton, Missouri.

Posted online on August 07, 2020