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.

Our Staff

Sandy Fulmer

Funeral Director

Sandy is from Runnells, Iowa, and graduated from Southeast Polk High School. She attended Des Moines Area Community College where she received an Associate of Applied Science Degree and a Mortuary Science Degree. Sandy joined the Hamilton’s family in May 2013 as a Family Services Assistant, and is now a Licensed Funeral Director.

Sandy lives in West Des Moines with her 3 children: Lanie, Meyah, and Westin. Outside of work, Sandy cherishes the time she spends with her boyfriend, Peter and the kids. Besides spending time with family, she enjoys the time she spends with her friends, and going on new adventures.