Dean Hunt Obituary

Dean Richard Hunt
Dean Richard Hunt

September 15, 2016 - February 20, 2021
Born in Des Moines, Iowa
Resided in Des Moines, Iowa
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Dean Richard Hunt, age 4, passed away Saturday, February 20th, 2021 at Methodist Hospital. Dean was born Thursday, September 15th, 2016 at Methodist Hospital.

Dean is survived by both of his parents, Vanessa Palmer (mother), and Ronald Hunt II (father), as well as his grandparents, Brandy & Chad Wade, Tammy & Brad Farrell, Lyle Palmer II, and Ronald Hunt, Sr., brother, Ronald Hunt III, aunts Kayla and Summer Palmer, Jessica Wick, and Amber Hunt, and one uncle, Lucas Orr. While this is only his immediate family, there are many others whose hearts have been touched and lives have been changed.

Dean enjoyed activities so many other children adore, he was the happiest little boy in the world with the kindest heart. This incredible child would instantly bring a smile to your face and his charming personality made you want to be a better person.

Dean was taken from us way too soon, his sudden passing has broken the hearts of so many people, yet even in the short time he had, he created such a huge following of love, kindness, and compassion.

The family will greet friends from 10:00 am till 12:00 pm, on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at Grandview Park Funeral Home, 3211 Hubbell Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50312. Dean’s funeral service will begin at 12:00 pm following the visitation. He will be laid to rest at Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Please wear a Super Hero, Baby Shark, Paw Patrol, or Scooby Doo shirt in honor of Dean.

Dean’s funeral will be live-streamed on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 around 12:00 pm from Grandview Park Funeral Home. A link will be shared shortly before 12:00 pm on his obituary from the Iles Funeral Homes website

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Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Grandview Park Funeral Home
3211 Hubbell Avenue
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
12:00 PM
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Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery
7601 Fleur Drive
Des Moines, IA US 50321
Wednesday, March 3, 2021
1:00 PM