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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Hamilton's Academy of Grief and Loss offers a variety of services to educate, support and connect with those who are grieving.
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Hamilton's Funeral Homes host a variety of events to serve and give back to our community.

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No visitation planned


Memorial service will be held
at a later date


Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines


Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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Paul Brubaker

Paul Brubaker, 58, passed away on Sunday, October 20, 2013.

Paul was born March 21, 1955. He was a graduate of DMACC and worked in the printing industry. Paul worked for several companies in Des Moines. His last employer was Edwards Printing. Paul enjoyed spending time with his family, sports and reading.

Paul is survived by his son, Matthew Brubaker (Mackenzee Barnes); sister, Deloris Wacht (Lester); nieces, Keri Wacht (Aaron) and Kelly Bronsink (Joshua) and two great-nieces and one great-nephew.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Paul and Geraldine Brubaker and his sister, Donna Rae Brubaker.

There will be a memorial service held at a later date.

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