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Dorothy J. (Crowe) Kast


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Dorothy J. (Crowe) Kast Obituary
Dorothy J. Kast, 81, of Hillsdale, passed away Tuesday, January 21, 2014, at the Hillsdale Community Health Center.

She was born September 5, 1932 in Henderson, Tennessee to Samuel & Geneva (Davidson) Crowe. She was married September 1, 1960 to Richard Kast and he survives.

Dorothy was a former dispatcher for the Hillsdale County Sheriff's Department and she was the first female corrections officer to be hired in Hillsdale County. She was a member of the Assembly of God Church in Hillsdale.

Surviving besides her husband of almost 54 years are 5 children, Patsy (Tracy) Hart of Litchfield, William (Cindy) Butler Sr. of Georgia, Paul (Shawn) Butler and Donald (Sheila) Butler, both of Hillsdale and Rocky (Laura) Kast of Jonesville; 8 step children, Linda Barnett, Laurie (Tim) Kline, Connie (Bob) Drudge, Michael Kast, William Kast, Rick Kast, Patrick Kast and David Kast; siblings, Nellie Johnson, Bobbie Green, Frances Western, Debbie Morris, Charles Crowe and Michael Crowe; 11 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchild; 21 step-grandchildren and many step great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, 2 sisters, a brother, a grandchild and a stepson.

Funeral services for Dorothy Kast will be Saturday, January 25 , 2014, at 2:00 p.m., at the VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale with Mr. Jerry Kast officiating. Interment will follow at the Oak Grove Cemetery in Hillsdale. The family will receive friends for visitation Friday from 5-8 p.m., at the funeral home.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Domestic Harmony. To view this obituary and send condolences, visit www.eaglefuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Hillsdale Daily News on Jan. 25, 2014
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