Monticello Dateline Photo: Kole
Kole Kromminga age 27, died Sunday November 3, 2013 from injuries received in an off-road motorcycle accident.
Funeral services will be held at 11 o’clock Thursday morning, November 7, 2013 at Peace United Church of Christ in Monticello with interment in the Oakwood Cemetery. Pastor Mike Cleeton and Deacon Ed Goldsmith will officiate at the services. Friends may call after 3 o’clock Wednesday afternoon at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello.
Surviving are his parents, Greg and Christi Kromminga, his fiancé Ashley Engelbart, his sister Callie (James) Smith, a brother, Karson Kromminga, nephews, Tate and Sutton Smith, his grandparents, Art and Sharon Kromminga and Jerry and Jan Schneiter, his future in-laws, Russ and Penny Engelbart, and future sister-in-law, Amy Engelbart, aunts and uncles, Todd and Julie Schneiter, Chuck and Susie Schneiter, Ron and Jackie Schneiter, Marcia Cook, Kara and Curtis Hunt, Crystal and Dick Lindaman, Vanessa and Robert Reiter, Kris and Mike Riley. He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, and his uncle, Richmond Kromminga.
Kole Gregory Kromminga was born May 30, 1986 at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He was the son of Gregory and Christi Schneiter, Kromminga. Kole graduated from the Monticello Community Schools with the class of 2004. He continued his education at Kirkwood College in Cedar Rapids. Kole and Ashley moved to Centennial, Colorado for 3 years where he worked for Elite Logistics. They returned home so he could manage K-Motorports in Maquoketa in 2011.
Kole loved to race his dirt bike for K-Motorsports. He loved, skiing, boating, going to Mexico, and his dog Otto. He would do anything to help a friend and never turned down a fruit snack.