Dolinger, Gladiola Kast

Gladiola Kast Dolinger “Mimmie”, 88, of Giles Street in Pembroke, departed this life Monday, June 24, 2019 in the afternoon in the loving care of the staff at Carilion Roanoke Memorial Hospital in Roanoke. Born in Kerns, VA on August 14, 1930 she was a daughter of the late James and Virginia Jannie Kast.

Gladiola was proud to have graduated with her License in Practical Nursing, was devoted to her husband for over 60 years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, brothers Alfred Kast, Donald Kast, Emmett Kast, and Lacy Kast; sisters Gladys Wood and Ivy Eanes.

She leaves to cherish her memory her husband who she wed on January 31, 1959, Clate Dolinger; her son Michael Dolinger (Melissa) of Pearisburg; sisters, Rowena Harvey of Union, WV, Ellen Davis of Rock, WV, and Wanda Kast Hayes of Lancaster, Ohio; her grandchildren Amy Fisher (Tim)of Hardy, VA, Crystal Criner (Darrin) of Christiansburg,VA, Sarah Kidwell (Mark) of Bluefield, VA, and Jesse Pennington of Dublin,VA; her great grandchildren Keela, Lorelai, and Liam, and a dearly devoted and special neice Susan Kelly (Dan).

Funeral services will be conducted Friday, June 28, 2019 at 11:00 am in the Kendall Funeral Home, 605 Snidow St., Pembroke, with Pastors Eddie Kendall and Pam Southern officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday evening from 6 until 8 pm.

The family wishes to thank the staff for their wonderful care of Gladiola that has left them with full hearts. In lieu of flowers the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to the St Judes Research Hospital or a charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.

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