More and more families are finding value in going through the pre-planning process for their final arrangements.  Pre-planning allows for you to record vital information and keep it on file with our funeral home to ease your family from having to sort through and provide such details at the time of death.


Our funeral home's dedicated staff wants to help you and can play a critical role in planning and carrying out a meaningful funeral or memorial service. Our licensed funeral directors will take you through our proven step by step process and help you with key decisions a grieving family must make.


About Us



With over 60 years combined funeral services experience Celebrate Life Iowa's staff is ready to meet your needs. We specialize in unique funeral service requests as well as traditional funeral services. From catered parties with live music to church services, we can affordably and professionally assist with all of your needs.


We will gladly bring the service right to your own home and make either pre-planning or planning cremation, memorial services, and funeral services as comfortable as possible.


We pledge to keep the costs down by not wearing fancy suits, driving expensive cars, or owning expensive property.


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Why Choose Us

You can rest assured we will assist you in creating a personalized, peaceful tribute to honor the life of your loved one. From the personal touches that mean so much to compassionate guidance through the decision-making process, our family values will be a part of all we do for you:

  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Trust
  • Attention to detail

With caring professionals on call everyday to meet your needs, no matter what they are, Celebrate Life Iowa is not only the best choice but the most economical too.


We are proud to be unique and to make our services unique to celebrate lives of loved ones in Iowa. 


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"Great service for Mom, the wine and cheese was a great idea and was a hit. Mom would had a huge smile on her face sitting back listening to all of us and the stories that were told. Thank you for the great experience."

Liz F. (Ankeny, Iowa)


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We are here to help you with pre-planning or immediate planning. If someone has passed away please call 515-689-5522 immediately.



Immediate Planning:
You recently experience a loss and need help with arrangements.


There is a lot of ground to cover in a short time and we are here to help you through it all. Our services include plans for traditional funerals, affordable cremation, in home funerals and more.


Get started by looking at an overview of the cremation and funeral services available.



You want to ensure your day of celebration is well planned out regarding your wishes.


You have come to the right place to begin your planning. We have all the tools and resources you need to ensure your wishes are met.


Get started with the funeral pre-planning basics.


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Betty J. Taylor Strong
April 09, 2014
Joseph Jackson
March 21, 2014
Donald R. Marshall
March 17, 2014
Thomas A. Stahle Jr.
March 07, 2014
Terrance Lee Fisher Sr.
January 19, 2014
Kevin Allen Petersen
December 17, 2013


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