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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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Monday, November 13, 2017
2:00 pm
Graveside Service
(See below)


Monday, November 13, 2017
2:00 pm
Burial of Cremated Remains
Iowa Veterans Cemetery
34024 Veterans Memorial Drive
Adel, Iowa


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

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John L. Wininger

Des Moines

John Lewis Wininger, 83, passed away Saturday, November 4, 2017. He was born January 9, 1934, in Afton, Iowa, to John and Mary Wininger. He was a member of the Antique Car Club and the Corvette Club.

John is survived by his wife, Rachel Wininger; daughter, Marcia; son, John IV; step-children, Becky and Joe; brother, Paul; sisters, Linda and Kathy; six grandchildren; and two great-granddaughters.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Graveside service with military honors will take place at 2 p.m., Monday, November 13th at Iowa Veterans Cemetery, 34024 Veterans Memorial Drive, Adel, Iowa.

Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com.