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

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Tranzie Canada


Tranzie Canada, age 60, passed away on Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at Bishop Drumm in Johnston. He was born on September 11, 1957 in Little Rock, Arkansas.

Tranzie was a very friendly and dependable man. He was always helping people and loved to make them laugh. He enjoyed spending his time fishing, taking his grandkids to the park, working on cars, playing guitar, and mowing the lawn. Tranzie loved to eat and he could be found often at the barbecue, grilling up some food for family and friends.

He is survived by his wife, Annette; daughter, Sabrina Canada; step-children, Angela Campbell and Maurice Campbell; mother, Carrie Canada; siblings, Alvin Cook and Beverly Canada; 5 grandchildren; and many other family and friends. Tranzie was preceded in death by his father; and sister, Regina Cook.

Condolences may be expressed at: www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com