Kent Michael Kolka, 22, beloved brother, grandson, nephew and friend passed away on Tuesday, August 6, 2019 in Billings. A celebration of life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 13, at Grace Bible Church in Miles City. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Boise, Idaho.
Kent was born on August 4, 1997 in Boise to Brian and Laurie (Grassmid) Kolka. He was the middle child and enjoyed the love and attention of being an only son. Kent lived with his parents until their passing and then with his grandparents and sisters until his junior year.
Kent moved to Miles City where he attended Custer County District High School and actively pursued football, track and skiing. Following graduation in 2016, he briefly lived in Michigan, working and living with his aunt and uncle. He recently enjoyed working construction for S Bar S in Billings.
Kent loved the mountains, skiing, fishing and hunting. Like his father, he was gifted in woodworking and created many family treasures. He had a heart for helping others.
Kent is survived by his sisters Krysten Jensen (Derik) and Kelsey Kolka; grandparents Gary and Lea Stone; grandma Bonnie Kolka; great grandma Ann Dykema; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Kent was preceded in death by his parents Brian and Laurie Kolka, and is now reunited with them in heaven.
Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting stevensonandsons.com. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the Rocky Mountain Treatment Center at 920 4th Ave N, Great Falls, MT 59401.