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Ryan Fredregill LFD, Manager

Celebrate Life Iowa

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Casey Smith Funeral Director / Licensed Insurance Agent casey@celebratelifeiowa.com

Casey was reared in the funeral directing business by his father, a career-long funeral director. The experience instilled in Casey a desire to meet the needs of others during the death, dying and grieving process.

Life-long learning is paramount to adapt to changing industries and Casey Smith is a true student of that ideology. Casey is a graduate of Grand View University and Des Moines Area Community College. Currently, he is working on his Master of Science degree in thanatology at Marian University, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.Experienced in both sides of the classroom, Casey serves as a substitute instructor in the Des Moines Public School District.

Casey is a member of the Association of Death Education and Counseling, the Iowa Funeral Directors Association and St. John’s Lutheran Church in downtown Des Moines. In his free time, he enjoys local tag sales and restoring his 1923 arts and crafts-style home in Des Moines.

Ryan Fredregill

LFD, Manager
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Casey Smith

Funeral Director / Licensed Insurance Agent
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Casey was reared in the funeral directing business by his father, a career-long funeral director. The experience instilled in Casey a desire to meet the needs of others during the death, dying and grieving process.

Life-long learning is paramount to adapt to changing industries and Casey Smith is a true student of that ideology. Casey is a graduate of Grand View University and Des Moines Area Community College. Currently, he is working on his Master of Science degree in thanatology at Marian University, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.Experienced in both sides of the classroom, Casey serves as a substitute instructor in the Des Moines Public School District.

Casey is a member of the Association of Death Education and Counseling, the Iowa Funeral Directors Association and St. John’s Lutheran Church in downtown Des Moines. In his free time, he enjoys local tag sales and restoring his 1923 arts and crafts-style home in Des Moines.