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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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No visitation planned


Tuesday, January 24, 2017
9:00 am
Hamilton's Southtown Funeral Home
5400 SW 9th Street
Des Moines


Brethren Cemetery
Dallas Center, Iowa


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

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Bonnie May Hettinger

Bonnie May Hettinger
San Bernardino, California
formerly of Des Moines

Bonnie May Hettinger, 83, passed away January 8, 2017 in California.

Bonnie was born January 6, 1934 in Des Moines to David and Fannie (Bouma) Hawbaker. She graduated from Lincoln High School and later married
Donald Hettinger. Donald and Bonnie moved to California in 1965.

Bonnie is survived by her son, Steven (Gretchen) Hettinger; grandson, David Hettinger; and her sister, Shirley Davis.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband Donald.

Funeral services will be held at 9 a.m. Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at Hamilton’s Southtown Funeral Home, 5400 SW 9th Street followed by burial at Brethren Cemetery in Dallas Center, Iowa.

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