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Service Details

Visitation:

Saturday, December 22, 2012
5:00 - 6:00 pm
Hamilton's on Westown Parkway
3601 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, Iowa

Service:

Saturday, December 22, 2012
4:00 pm
Hamilton's on Westown Parkway
3601 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, Iowa

Disposition:

Cremation
Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines, Iowa

Arrangements:

Hamilton's on Westown Parkway
3601 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
(515) 224-0078

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Gail Carey

Gail Ann Carey, 55, died December 9, 2012 at Kavanagh House on 56th. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, December 22, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. at Hamilton’s on Westown Parkway, 3601 Westown Parkway in West Des Moines. Family and friends will are welcome to share any memories or stories. Visitation will follow the service until 6:00 p.m.

Gail was born on September 13, 1957 to Lavonne (Kahl) and Floyd Miller. She graduated from Leon High School and then Drake University with a Psychology Degree. She worked for most of her career in the insurance industry at Central Life, Principal and most recently at Aviva.

When not working, Gail enjoyed hosting family events at her home. Her home was the gathering place for many family members and friends. Her hobbies included travel, reading, and family time.

She will be greatly missed by her sons, Lucas and Dustin Carey; brothers, John Miller, Mark Miller; sisters, Ruby Mouchka, Joan Palmer, Carol Deemer, and Donna Gillman.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to Kavanagh Hospice House. Online condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.