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Christopher “Joe” Amundson, 47, went to his eternal home with the Lord on February 8, 2020. He was born in Des Moines on November 29, 1972 to Joseph Rex Amundson and Becky Emerson.

He graduated from Lincoln High School on May 29, 1990. Joe studied architectural design at DMACC, graduating in August of 1992 with his associate’s degree. He served in the United States Air Force from 1996 to 2000. Joe then served in the Air National Guard. He was a music lover and a talented guitarist and singer. Joe had a big personality and a heart of gold.

He will be forever loved and missed by his loving family and his adoring fiancé, Lisa; father, Rex; mother, Becky; brother, Jared; sister, Jenell; his beautiful children, Tyler, Krista and Gage; as well as many extended family members and beloved friends.

The family will greet friends Monday, February 17, 2020 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. with the funeral service at 12 p.m. at Hamilton’s Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th Street. Joe will be laid to rest with military honors at 2 p.m. Monday at the Iowa Veterans Cemetery in Van Meter. A celebration of life will follow the burial at Kirschbaum’s Barn, 12850 NE 64th in Elkhart.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to: https://www.gofundme.com/f/joe-amundson

Condolences may be directed to www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.

Service Details

Visitation:
Monday, February 17, 2020
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa
Service:
Monday, February 17, 2020
12:00 pm
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa
Disposition:
Monday, February 17, 2020
2:00 pm
Iowa Veterans Cemetery
Van Meter, Iowa
Arrangements:
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50315
(515) 285-3911

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