Kolton James Bohlen, 23, of Shell Rock, died Monday, September 4, 2017, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Kolton was born February 26, 1994, in Waverly, Iowa, the son of Eric Westendorf and Laura Bohlen. He was baptized at St. Mary Catholic Church in Waverly. While attending Waverly-Shell Rock High School in Waverly, he was employed by Brandt Farms where he assisted with farm work. Upon his graduation in 2012, he began working as a welder at Unverferth Manufacturing in Shell Rock. He most recently was employed as a welder at Universal Industries in Cedar Falls.
Kolton was an outgoing, fun-loving friend to many. He enjoyed playing video games, installing and customizing car stereos and being with his friends. An outdoorsman, Kolton loved and enjoyed the time he spent fishing and riding snowmobiles.
Kolton is survived by his mother, Laura (Darrell Boike) Bohlen of Cedar Falls, father, Eric Westendorf of Waverly, step sisters; Jill Crosser of Ames and Erin Bolin of Cedar Falls, great grandmother, Veda Bohlen of Waverly, grandparents Jim and Linda Bohlen of Shell Rock and Janet Westendorf of Denver, aunts and uncles; Jen (Rob) Davies of Ankeny, Mike (Krista) Bohlen of Colorado Springs, Colorado, Cal (JoDee) Westendorf of Austin, Texas, Carla (Roger) Christiansen of Allison, Iowa, Sue (Don) Harris of Twin Lake, Michigan, Mike (Sophie) Westendorf of Columbia, Marylan and Justin Westendorf of Shell Rock. He is preceded in death by his grandfather Stan Westendorf and great grandfather,Johnie Bohlen
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, September 22, 2017, at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly. Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, September 21, 2017, at the Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly and for an hour prior to the services on Friday. Burial will be held at a later date in the Riverside Cemetery in Shell Rock. Memorials may be directed towards the family. On-line condolences may be left at www.kaisercorson.com.
Kaiser-Corson Funeral Home in Waverly is in charge of arrangements. 319-352-1187
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