Resthaven Cemetery and Mausoleum, located in West Des Moines, Iowa is a proud partner of Dignity Memorial, offering a wide range of multi-denominational and multicultural funeral and burial options for area residents.
Since 1921, staff at Resthaven Cemetery have provided one of the most beautiful and easily accessible facilities in the Polk County area. With a friendly, serene environment, acres of well-kept lawns, tree and shrub arrangements coupled with splashes of color from natural and potted flowers, the property of Resthaven offers visitors the chance to honor and memorialize loved ones in a soothing, protected and natural environment.
The property, covering over 40 acres, is home to beautiful swans, rolling prairie, and a park-like appearance that attracts visitors from surrounding counties. The main entrance to the property is lined with gorgeous trees that bloom deep purple in spring and summer, and groundskeepers provide well manicured and maintained pathways throughout the property. The chapel, pond, mausoleum and gently rolling acres of the property are explicitly maintained and groomed throughout the year. Visitors can take comfort in the pride and dedication through which staff and groundskeepers maintain the grounds and continue to meet the needs of community residents for over eight decades and into the present.
Traditional burial and cremation services and options are available to grieving family members and loved ones, and the facilities offer the opportunity for family's to provide heartwarming and gracious ceremonies and events in the memorialization of their loved ones. Resthaven Cemetery also serves as a final resting place to many area founders, politicians, statesman and community residents.
Located just north of West Des Moines, Iowa, the grounds of Resthaven Cemetery may be accessed off of Interstates 235 or 35 with a turnoff on Ashworth Road. Surrounded by parks and a suburban community, Resthaven Cemetery grounds offer peace, solitude and security to all who pass within its gates.