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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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Service Details


No visitation planned


Thursday, April 5, 2018
11:00 am
Graveside service
Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery
1 NE 60th Avenue
Des Moines


Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery
Des Moines


Hamilton's near Highland Memory Gardens
121 NW 60th Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50313
(515) 289-2442

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Dorothy May Horn

Des Moines

Dorothy May (Stiles) Horn, daughter of John and Ollie Stiles, was born on July 18, 1933 in Des Moines, Iowa.

Dorothy was united in marriage to Ralph O. Horn on November 27, 1948.

Dorothy was a hard working woman, wife, mother and grandmother. She enjoyed gardening and working with ceramic, even winning ribbons at the Iowa State Fair.

Dorothy passed away February 12, 2018 at her home at the age of 84. She was preceded in death by her parents John and Ollie Stiles; husband Ralph O. Horn; daughter Vicki (Horn) Christensen; one sister Evelyn Dennis. Those left to cherish her memory, daughter Kathy (Horn) Young; son-in-law Scott Young; daughter Cindy (Horn) Rinehart; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and loving friends.

Burial of cremated remains will be held 11 a.m. Thursday April 5, 2018 at Highland Memory Gardens Cemetery, 1 NE 60th Avenue, Des Moines.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.