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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Immediate cremation, no viewing


Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines


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

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Chris Latimer

Des Moines

Christopher John Latimer, 34, died Wednesday, March 7, 2018.

He was born September 29, 1983, in Mason City, Iowa, to Lynne Bailey and John Latimer. He enjoyed working on cars, being outdoors, and spending time with his mom.

Chris is survived by his mother, Lynne Bailey; daughters, Kaylee and Lauren; sister, Elizabeth Latimer; niece, Maylee; grandparents, John and Patricia Bailey; and other extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Latimer; and his grandparents, Ray and Charlotte Latimer.

Cremation will occur and there will be no services held at this time.