We have been Iowa’s leading memorial designers since 1878 and are proud to be a small, employee owned company that continues to serve generations of families across Central Iowa.


A timeless granite headstone, a classic bronze military marker, or something entirely unique, we provide custom monument services to fit any need or budget, and experts to assist you every step of the way.

Meet our team of compassionate, dedicated professionals.

Tom Black
Tom BlackGeneral Manager
I love that our team of skilled professionals are able to help families capture the life and memories of their loved one in a monument or memorial that will last for generations. Our team takes great pride in helping share the lasting story of many.
Tony Dugan
Tony DuganMemorialist
I’ve been fortunate to work with families across all cultures and religions, allowing me to learn more about the people in our community. It’s an honor helping families create a lasting tribute to their loved one.

Sheri Crouse
Sheri CrouseOffice Manager
I love being a part of something very unique and special, where compassion and craftsmanship are at the center of all we do. I love that our company can take a client’s vision and create a loving tribute for generations to come.
Kepler Johnson
Kepler JohnsonMemorialist
What makes us different is the history since the late 1800s and “family feel” of working with customers. It is rewarding to assist people in bringing their ideas to reality and thus honoring loved ones.

Photo of DMW Memorials Winterset Shop Team with Setting Truck

Our Winterset Shop Team

(L-R) Shawn Hanson, Larry Johnston, Michael Abbott, Jeff Wagner, Brent Abbott

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