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.

Living Tribute Name Changes

Please read before completing the following form:
Hamilton’s Living Tribute program is offered in honor and remembrance of those who we've served and in partnership with the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. The letter you received indicates the way your loved one's name will appear on several items including: Hamilton’s Tribute Memorial Albums located at the Botanical Garden, Hamilton’s Living Tribute Memorial Books located at each of our Hamilton's Funeral Home locations and the Living Tribute Dedication Printed Program.

If you have received a letter pertaining to Hamilton’s Living Tribute Program and desire that your loved one’s name appear differently than it appears in the letter, please submit the form below.

If you have questions about this form and/or the way in which your loved one's name will be displayed, please contact our Academy staff.

Name of Person Who Died:

Date of Death:

How You Would Like His/Her Name Displayed: