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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Community Events

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

Service Details


Friday, December 20, 2013
6:00 - 8:00 pm
Rising Sun Church of Christ
6390 NE Rising Sun Drive
Pleasant Hill


Saturday, December 21, 2013
11:00 am
Rising Sun Church of Christ
6390 NE Rising Sun Drive
Pleasant Hill


Rising Sun Cemetery
Pleasant hill


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

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Matthew Toulouse

Matthew Toulouse, 47, passed away Monday, December 16, 2013 at Bright Kavanagh Hospice.

Matt was born July 15, 1966 in Des Moines, Iowa to Gail and Ted Toulouse.
He is survived by his parents; his children, Emily and Nick; and his sister, Esther (Robert) Miller and her family.

Services will be held at Rising Sun Church of Christ, 6390 NE Rising Sun Drive, Pleasant Hill, IA. There will be a visitation from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Friday, December 20, 2013. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 21 with burial to follow at Rising Sun Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be directed to the family.

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