Greater Des Moines Funeral Services

Brooks Funeral Care & Tonini Funeral Home

Brooks Funeral Care’s specialty is affordable funeral care. We can provide the same funeral and cremation services as other funeral providers but we do so at a lesser cost.  Brooks Funeral Care also operates under our price matching guarantee; we will match any verified price from any other funeral provider in Iowa.

Tonini Funeral Home is a division of Brooks Funeral Care, offering the same affordable options and price guarantees.

Brooks South Town Chapel at Sunset Memorial Gardens

The Sunset Memorial Gardens were established to serve as a final resting place for the residents of the south side of greater Des Moines in the early 1950s. Spanning more than 30 acres, the Memorial Park provides in-ground and above ground final resting place options for casketed individuals, as well as the cremated remains of individuals. Sunset Memorial Gardens also functions as a full service funeral home, and is home to the Brooks South Town Chapel, a division of Brooks Funeral Care, provides the area with affordable burial and cremation services.  The Chapel and ample parking gives the convenience of being able to serve families with all aspects of their end of life needs at one location.

Merle Hay Funeral Home at Chapel Hill Gardens

The Merle Hay Funeral Home sits on the grounds of Chapel Hill Gardens mausoleum & cemetery.  It is home to the finest chapel in the Des Moines area, with seating for 150, a vaulted ceiling with beautiful stained glass windows.  We also have a dedicated refreshment room that can accommodate 50 people for a luncheon following services held in our chapel.

With our funeral home residing on Chapel Hill Gardens we are able to offer families the convenience of having everything they need to honor their loved at one location.  We also have our own crematory on site, so whether you would prefer services with burial or cremation, Merle Hay Funeral Home can accommodate all of your final wishes.

Merle Hay Funeral Home and Chapel Hill Gardens, having everything you require enables us to pass along savings to our families.  We offer savings to our funeral home families if their final resting place is Chapel Hill Gardens, and vice versa.

We give you the ability to customize funeral services and meet your budgetary needs. For more information on our Greater Des Moines funeral homes, our services or how we can help you get started on funeral planning, please contact Iowa Funeral Planning today. You can also visit our current promotions page for additional ways to plan and save cost.  All of our consultations are confidential and free of charge, and our experienced, compassionate counselors take the time to sit down and talk to you, whenever is most convenient for you.


24 Hour Immediate Service

Our main goal at Iowa Funeral Planning is to provide our customers with assistance and options when it comes to planning a funeral. We know how overwhelming this process can be, and we are here to help get you through it. Our counselors are trained, compassionate professionals and will work with you, your wishes and your budget to plan funeral services to best fit your situation. All of our initial consultations are free of charge and completely confidential. There is no obligation to purchase anything when you use this site or contact us with questions. In the case of imminent death of a loved one, Iowa Funeral Planning offers 24 hour immediate assistance to help you make decisions regarding funeral arrangements as easy as possible. Call us today at 888.682.7002 for a free and confidential consultation with no obligation.

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