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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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Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines


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

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Harry Roy Deveraux Harry Roy Deveraux, 80 formerly of Lehi, Utah passed away at the Iowa Veteran's Home in Marshalltown, Iowa on September 7, 2017. Harry was born May 31, 1937 in Pleasant Grove, Utah to Myron Deveraux and Elma Green.

Harry served his country proudly in the U.S. Army.

Harry received a Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wyoming and subsequently worked for the US Post Office in Washington, D.C. and the Idaho National Engineering Laboratory. He also worked as a systems engineer for Hewlett Packard, Geneva Steel and Varian Medical Systems in Utah. He retired in 2004, and is the holder of two US patents.

He is survived by a daughter, Elisa of Boise, Idaho and two sons, Robert (Loana) of Macomb, Illinois, Ronald (Cheryl) of Des Moines, Iowa. He has 12 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and 8 great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral service will be held at a later date.

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