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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Academy of Grief and Loss
Academy Events

Academy Events

Hamilton's Academy of Grief and Loss offers a variety of services to educate, support and connect with those who are grieving.
Community Events

Community Events

Hamilton's Funeral Homes host a variety of events to serve and give back to our community.

Service Details


no formal visitation is planned.


Sunday, May 20, 2018
2:00 pm
Calvary Chapel
606 East 9th Street
Des Moines, IA


Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines


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

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Jerry Bell

Jerry Dean Bell passed away quietly on May 10, 2018.

Jerry loved fishing, his Cubs and Vikings.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Betty Lou.

Services will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, May 20, 2018 at Calvary Chapel, 606 East 9th Street in Des Moines, IA