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
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Academy Events

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


Sunday, October 4, 2009 12-2 PM prior to service The Meadows at Prairie Meadows 1 Prairie Meadows Dr., Altoona


Sunday, October 4, 2009 2:00 PM The Meadows at Prairie Meadows 1 Prairie Meadows Dr., Altoona Hamilton's 515-243-5221


Private Burial Resthaven Cemetery Des Moines



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Richard Youngs

Dic "Youngsy" Youngs, 68, passed away Thursday, October 1, 2009 at Mercy Medical Center of heart failure. Dic was born September 30, 1941 in Grand Island, Nebraska. He was the longtime DJ for KIOA radio. Dic is survived by his wife, Jan; daughter, Jennifer Youngs; brother, Larry (T.J.) Youngs; step-daughter, Diana Loyd; sister-in-law, Helen Youngs; six grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Marjorie Youngs and his brother, Jerry Youngs. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, October 4, 2009 at The Meadows at Prairie Meadows. Visitation will be held from 12 to 2 p.m. prior to the service on Sunday. A private family burial will be held at Resthaven Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to the Dic Youngs Memorial Fund and sent to Hamilton's Funeral Home 605 Lyon St. Des Moines, Iowa 50309 www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com