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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Hamilton's Academy of Grief and Loss offers a variety of services to educate, support and connect with those who are grieving.
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Hamilton's Funeral Homes host a variety of events to serve and give back to our community.

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Hamilton's Altoona Funeral Home
105 Fourth Street SW
Altoona, Iowa 50009
(515) 967-4272

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Norman F. Robuck

Norman F. Robuck, age 85 of Des Moines, passed away peacefully on November 8th, 2017 with his family nearby.

Norman was born in Knoxville, Iowa to Harry and Leona Robuck and spent most of his life in the Des Moines area. He enjoyed working with wood and spending time with his family.
Norman will be missed by his two daughters, Brenda (John) Miller and Debbie (Dale) Knisley; his grandchildren, Jenifer Bryer, Darci Clark, Dana Elrod, Jordan Miller and several great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Geri; two sisters, Viola and Gertrude and a granddaughter, Jacki.

Family will hold a memorial service in the Spring of 2018.

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