Kole Kromminga

Posted November 13, 2013 at 10:16 am


May 30, 1986 – Nov. 3, 2013

Kole Kromminga age 27, died Sunday, Nov. 3, 2013, from injuries received in an off-road motorcycle accident.

Funeral services were held at 11 o’clock Thursday morning, Nov. 7, 2013, at Peace United Church of Christ in Monticello with interment in the Oakwood Cemetery. Pastor Mike Cleeton and Deacon Ed Goldsmith officiated at the services. Friends called after 3 p.m. Wednesday afternoon at the Goettsch Funeral Home, Monticello.

Kole Gregory Kromminga was born May 30, 1986, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Cedar Rapids. 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 Community College, graduating in May 2008. Kole and Ashley moved to Centennial, Colo., for three years where he worked for Elite Logistics. In 2011, he returned home to manage K-Motorsports in Maquoketa.

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.

Surviving are his parents, Greg and Christi Kromminga; his fiancée, 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.

Thoughts memories, and condolences may be left at goettschonline.com.

In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established.