Service Details


Wednesday, March 7, 2018
6:00 to 8:00 pm
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa


Thursday, March 8, 2018
1:00 pm
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa


Thursday, March 8, 2018
Peru Cemetery


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

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Helen Kay Lemon Helen Kay Lemon
Of Des Moines, Iowa

Kay Lemon, age 84, passed away on March 1, 2018 at Mercy Hospice, Johnston. Kay was born April 3, 1933 in Tama, Iowa.

Kay graduated from East High class of ‘52. Kay married George Lemon, Jr. in 1958 – 1977. She worked for Equitable Life Insurance of Iowa and retired in 1992. She later worked at the Iowa State Fair Grounds part-time. Kay was an avid fan of the Iowa Hawkeyes and Kansas City Chiefs. She will be remembered most as an animal lover who loved her dogs and cats. Above all, she treasured time spent with family.

Those left to cherish her memory include her loving son, Kevin Lemon; sister, Karen (Larry) Samson; brother, Steve (Lisa) Haskell; and several nieces and nephews.

Kay was preceded in death by her son, Kelly; parents, William and Emma Haskell; brother, Tom (Judy) Haskell and their son, Chad.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Wednesday, March 7, 2018 at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street, Des Moines. Funeral service will begin at 1 p.m., Thursday, March 8th, also at the funeral home followed by burial at Peru Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to the family in memory of Kay.

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