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Body Donor Memorial Service

May 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

| Free

Des Moines University memorializes the body donors during an interdenominational memorial service which is held each year for their families.

Friday, May 15, 2015
1:00P.M.

Des Moines University Medical Education Center
3200 Grand Avenue
Des Moines, Iowa 50312

The burial expenses of the body donor’s remains are borne by Des Moines University.  A granite tombstone or plaque, provided by the University at Merle Hay Funeral Home and Chapel Hill Gardens marks the burial site and is inscribed, “Here lie the remains of those individuals who bequeathed their bodies to the betterment of science and mankind.”


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Details

Date:
May 15
Time:
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Body Donor Program
Phone:
515-271-1481
Email:
Website:
http://www.dmu.edu/body-donor/

Venue

Des Moines University, Olsen Center
3200 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50312 United States
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Phone:
515-271-1400