About Us

Our History

Donna and Walt Henderson grew up and married in Des Moines, Iowa. They traveled while Walt was in the Army and settled in Atlanta, GA.

Donna obtained her degree in Funeral service from Gupton-Jones College. She apprenticed and and was employed as a lead funeral director and office manager at one of Atlanta's top funeral firms, Alfonso Dawson Mortuary.

They returned to Des Moines in 2002 and opened Henderson's Highland Park Funeral Service. Together they have the benefit of over 50 years experience in quality funeral service passed on by mentors in Atlanta.

Caring Professionals

The caring and experienced professionals at Henderson's Highland Park Funeral Home are here to support you through this difficult time.  We offer a range of personalized services to suit your family’s wishes and requirements.  You can count on us to help you plan a personal, lasting tribute to your loved one.  And we’ll carefully guide you through the many decisions that must be made during this challenging time.

You are welcome to call us at any time of the day, any day of the week, for immediate assistance.  We also provide a wealth of information here on our web site so you can learn more from the privacy of your own home.  Or, visit our funeral home in person. We'll be pleased to welcome your visit to our warm and comfortable offices. Henderson's Highland Park Funeral Home was designed to be unlike any funeral home you've ever seen; it's truly a one-of-a-kind place. We invite you to come in and see for yourself how we're revolutionizing the way you think about funeral service.