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Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines


Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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Linda Anderson

Des Moines

Linda Leigh Anderson, age 69, passed away Monday, April 17, 2017, at Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines.

Linda was born February 21, 1948, in Des Moines, Iowa to Henning and Helen Anderson. She graduated from East High School and worked for Parker Brothers Games until their closing in 1982. She continued her working career with Walmart until her retirement.

She is survived by her son, Derek Greenwood, grandchildren, Joseph, Elizabeth and Jacob Greenwood, Kaitlyn Burbank, Becky, Joey and Amanda Hamilton and John Miller, sisters, Rebecca Anderson and Pamela (Michael) Heaberlin, former spouse, Don Greenwood, and a host of other extended family and friends.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents and her son, Joseph Greenwood Sr.

A celebration of life will be held at a later time.

Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.