Service Details



Friday, June 28, 2019
9:30 am
Hamilton's on Westown Parkway
3601 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
(515) 224-0078


Iowa Veterans Cemetery
Van Meter, Iowa


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Honoring All Who Served

Veterans Tribute Hamilton’s Funeral Home, in partnership with the Missing in America Project, formally invite you to help honor and recognize four veterans, and one spouse, that have gone unclaimed.

We strive to provide honor and respect to those who have served this country by securing a final resting place for these heroes. A memorial service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday June 28, 2019 at Hamilton’s on Westown Parkway, 3601 Westown Parkway, West Des Moines, Iowa. A procession will follow the service to Iowa Veterans Cemetery.

Verl Anderson was born on December 11, 1923. He served in the Navy during WWII, and passed away on March 25, 2002 at the age of 78. Verl worked for the U.S. Post Office.

Howard Duncan was born on December 21, 1921. He served in the US Army during WWII and was awarded a Purple Heart. He passed away on December 15, 2005 at the age of 84. Howard worked as a fork lift operator.

Larry Gardner was born on December 22, 1962 in Des Moines, Iowa. He passed away at the age of 40, on December 18, 2003. Larry worked for the U.S. Post office. He served in the U.S. Army.

Victor Sundberg was born on August 4, 1921 in Sioux City, Iowa. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. Victor worked with the Railroad. Victor passed away June 30, 2018 at the age of 86.

Nettie Hines was born on February 7, 1909. She was married to Raymond Hines, who proudly served his country in the US Army. Nettie passed away on May 3, 2000 at the age of 91. She will be laid to rest next to her husband.

You are not forgotten.

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