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We are pleased to announce that our new celebration of life center and funeral home located at 1020 Main Street, Norwalk, is open and serving the public.  We can host visitations and funerals in our facility, as well as host receptions in our community room.  Feel welcome to call Eric O'Leary or Jeanne Yordi at (515) 981-0700 to arrange for a private tour.

At O'Leary Funeral & Cremation Services ~ Celebration of Life Center, we believe in the value of human life and the importance of recognizing and celebrating a life that was lived. We assist in arranging appropriate services that best meet individual emotional and financial needs. We strive to conduct desired services with dignity, respect, personalization and professionalism.

The loss of a loved one can leave you with a lot of unanswered questions.  There will be feelings of stress, anxiety, and grief that can make events and decisions difficult to handle. Our experienced staff will guide you through the aspects of the funeral service with compassion and the utmost care.

We will be available to assist you in making funeral service arrangements. From casket choices to funeral flowers, our funeral directors will provide you with a customized funeral service designed to meet your individual needs. Our honest service and commitment to excellence have served our customers well, and you can rest assured that we will be here in your time of need.

Whether you have come to our site for information about an upcoming service or to make arrangements, we hope the information you find here will be helpful.

Please browse our website to learn more about our staff, services, products and facilities.  We can be reached every day of the year 24 hours a day.  Do not hesitate to call us at (515) 981-0700 in your time of need or if you have questions.  You can also contact us by email at


                                                                                  Eric E. O'Leary

"Serving Families with over 23 years of Professional Funeral Experience"  


To enhance your web experience we offer  the following features:

  • Order Flowers on-line or in person from our in-house flower store, Flowers for Every Occasion
  • Enhanced On-line Obituaries with a Guest Book, to share memories; a Photo Album, to share life photos; and a Tribute Video, for families choosing to have a life-story picture show made.
  • Pre-Planning Guide with a place to record your wishes.
  • Automatic Email Subscription when new notices are posted
  • Custom Memorial Stationery - choose a theme by selecting the image below:


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