Body Donor Memorial Service
May 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Des Moines University memorializes the body donors during an interdenominational memorial service which is held each year for their families.
Des Moines University
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.”
Watch the 2018 Body Donor Memorial Service