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.

Service Details



Monday, June 18, 2018
11:00 am
Iowa Veterans Cemetery
Van Meter, Iowa


Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines


Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
(515) 285-3911

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Douglas Speicher

Douglas Speicher, 61, passed away June 12, 2018. Graveside services with military honors will be held at 11:00 AM, Monday, June 18, 2018 at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Van Meter.