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

Sonya Fox

Funeral Director & Dir. of Facilities Highland

Sonya, who also goes by Sonny, graduated from Ames High School in 1992. She earned a BA in Marketing and Spanish from the University of Northern Iowa in 1997 and received her BS in Mortuary Science from the University of Minnesota in 2003. Sonny has been serving families at Hamilton's Funeral Home since 2003.

Sonny always makes time for her monthly Faith Group and monthly dinner with her University of Northern Iowa friends. She is an active member of Immanuel United Methodist Church and helps supports Special Olympics of Iowa, Youth Shelters Services, and DMARC Food Pantry. She and her husband enjoy riding their Harley Davidson motorcyle to Snookies Ice Cream Shop, eating at different restaurants with their variety of friends; and watching comedy movies at home.