DONALD H. DINGER
Donald Hess Dinger, age 83 of Kahoka, MO, died peacefully on Father's Day, Sunday, June 21, 2015 at the Clark Co. Nursing Home in Kahoka surrounded by his loving family.
Donald was born August 9, 1931 in Kahoka, MO, a son of Herbert and Bertha Hess Dinger.
He was united in marriage to Limjke (Linda) Hogeboom on June 14, 1958 at Wyandotte, MI.
Survivors include his devoted wife, Linda, a faithful source of comfort and support for 57 years. He is also survived by his daughters, Johanna (Soloman) Viramontes of Lake Wales, FL, Janet (Michael) Lawlor of Winter Haven, FL; a son, David (Kathy) Dinger of Keokuk, IA; grandsons, Sean, Joseph, David, Keegan, Kasey and Kory; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Al Pasiuk of Southgate, MI, Sip and Jo Hogeboom of Grou, Netherlands, Jenny and Klaas Veenstra of Seattle, WA, Marvin Hogeboom of Sneek, Netherlands, Hinkae Kuiper of Den Haag, Netherlands, and Albert Hogeboom of Sneek, Netherlands; as well as nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives.
He was preceded death by his parents and siblings: Mary Pasiuk, Amy Dinger, and Betty (Gerald) Denham.
Don was a 1948 graduate of Kahoka High School. He earned a Bachelor's Degree in Agriculture from the University of Missouri and then served in the U.S. Navy. He received a Master's Degree in Hospital Administration from Washington University in St. Louis. He spent his career in administration.
Don and Linda returned to Missouri when his health began to fail to be near his extended family in Clark County.
Don was a member and confirmed in the St. Paul United Church of Christ in Kahoka.
Memorial services were held Tuesday, June 23, 2015 at 2 p.m. at St. Paul United Church of Christ in Kahoka with Pastor Dixie Laube officiating. Burial with military honors followed in the St. Paul Cemetery.
Friends called at St. Paul United Church of Christ on Tuesday beginning at 1 p.m. with family receiving friends until time of services.
Memorials in lieu of flowers are suggested to St. Paul United Church of Christ.
The family is being served by Wilson Funeral Home.
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