What is Hamilton's Academy of Grief and Loss?

Death and grief are common human experiences, yet these experiences tend to be different for every individual. As a result, Hamilton's Academy of Grief & Loss offers a wide variety of resources available to you and your family as you begin to work through your grief.
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Academy of Grief and Loss
Academy Events

Academy Events

Hamilton's Academy of Grief and Loss offers a variety of services to educate, support and connect with those who are grieving.
Community Events

Community Events

Hamilton's Funeral Homes host a variety of events to serve and give back to our community.

Our Staff

Scott Eriksen

Director-Advanced Planning Division

Coming to Hamilton's Funeral Home with an understanding of people's needs and sales experience, Scott became the Director of Hamilton's Advanced Planning Division in March of 1999. Scott grew up in Ankeny and graduated from the University of Northern Iowa. Scott and his wife Marcie live in Urbandale and have two grown daughters, Meredith (Sam) Smith and Maddie Eriksen. Scott and Marcie are members of First Federated Church where Scott sings in a men’s quartet. Scott enjoys time with family & friends and loves working in his yard.