Mitzi Hamilton Obituary

Mitzi J. Hamilton
Mitzi J. Hamilton

April 24, 1972 - December 17, 2017
Born in Guthrie Center, IA
Resided in Grimes, Iowa
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Mitzi J. Hamilton, 45, of Grimes died Sunday, December 17, 2017 at Iowa Methodist Medical Center due to complications of diabetes. A Memorial Service will be held at Noon Friday, December 22 at Galilee Baptist Church, 2208 Des Moines St, Des Moines with visitation from 10 a.m. to noon prior to the service. A Memorial Visitation will be also held in her hometown of Guthrie Center from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, December 21 at First United Methodist Church, 405 Prairie St., Guthrie Center.

Mitzi was born April 24, 1972 to Jeffrey and Mary (Dayton) Morgan. She grew up in Guthrie Center where she graduated from high school and worked at Rinehart Grocery. After finishing school she worked at K-Mart in Clive where she met Shawn Hamilton. They were married July 6, 2005 and made a home together in Grimes.

Mitzi used her creative talents in scrapbooking, enjoyed animals especially her dog, Cinnamon, and was intrigued by mysteries and detective shows. Mitzi attended Galilee Baptist Church. Her faith helped carry her through her lifelong struggle with diabetes. She will be remembered as an inspirational person whose positive attitude gave others strength.

Those left to cherish Mitzi’s memory include her husband, Shawn; parents, Jeff and Mary of Guthrie Center; twin brother, Tony Morgan (Tanya Craven); two nephews, Clayton and Stetson; four aunts, Jean Densmore, Pat Slusher, Karen Hurley, Mary Dayton; parents-in-law, Robert and Kathie Hamilton; other extended family members and friends.

Memorial contributions may be directed to AHeinz57 Pet Rescue and Transport or Galilee Baptist Church.


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Memorial Gathering
Guthrie Center First United Methodist Church
405 Prairie St.
Guthrie Center, IA 50115
Thursday, December 21, 2017
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Memorial Visitation
Galilee Baptist Church
2208 Des Moines Street
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Friday, December 22, 2017
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Memorial Service
Galilee Baptist Church
2208 Des Moines Street
Des Moines, IA US 50317
Friday, December 22, 2017
12:00 PM


AHeinz 57 Pet Rescue and Transport
P.O. Box 188
De Soto, IA USA P.O.50069-
We are committed to saving homeless companion animals, assisting other shelters/rescues through rescue transports, offering in-home training to keep dogs in their current homes, and educating the public on the issues of pet over-population, responsible pet ownership and puppy mills.
Galilee Baptist Church
2208 Des Moines Street
Des Moines, IA 50317