Kolbe Russell Prust
1996 - 2021
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Here is Kolbe's obituary Our beloved son, brother, grandson, uncle, cousin, nephew and friend, Kolbe Russell Prust, 24, of Cool, died unexpectedly on January 22, 2021. Kolbe was born May 15, 1996, to Ken and Katie Prust of Cool. Kolbe was homeschooled most of his life and graduated from Horizon Charter School in 2015. He attended St Joseph's and St Teresa's while growing up and enjoyed his time with our family priest friend Fr. Glenn Dare and our Deacon Mark Ruiz. Growing up, Kolbe loved to play basketball and baseball, and he spent much of his time working on the ranch with his beloved brothers and dad. Kolbe had a life-long dream of joining the military. Most recently, Kolbe loved lifting weights and working out where he was joined by his sister Sophia and youngest brother Levi. He also played pickup basketball, rode his motorcycle, and had started bull riding. Most of all, Kolbe enjoyed hanging out with his family. He liked his time working with his buddies from Echo Valley Feed Supply in Auburn. Kolbe had a special bond with his nieces and nephew and loved them dearly. He was known for dropping by unannounced on family and friends, just to visit. What a gift it was for those lucky enough to be on Kolbe's rounds. Kolbe gave it his all, he was earnest, hopeful and loving. He had a great smile that would light up your day! Kolbe is treasured and missed immensely. He is survived by his mother and father, Ken and Katie Prust, and his brothers and sister: Brian Slade(Victoria) Kenny J( Kiana), Kyler(Alyssa), Sophia, and Levi Prust, his nieces and nephew: Scarlett, Ariana, Juliette, and Lucca. He is also survived by his great grandma Bettie Triol, grandparents: Chick and Ginny Huckins, Ken Prust Sr, Karen and Doug Mangino, many aunts, uncles, and 49 cousins especially Johnny and Bobby Huckins. They were the 3 amigos! Kolbe was preceded in death by his Aunt Kim Darby, Aunt Kelly Kawashima and his Uncle Joe Huckins. When you think of Kolbe, please celebrate the good memories you have of him. Remember that life on earth is fragile. His family asks that you check in on your loved ones and reach out for support if you need it. National Suicide Hotline 1-800-273-8255
There will be a viewing and Rosary at Lassila Funeral Home on Hwy 49 on Friday, February 5, from 4 to 8 PM with the Rosary being said at 5 PM. The funeral Mass will take place at Saint Teresa's Catholic Church on Atwood Road on Saturday, February 6 at 11 AM. There will be a potluck reception at the Prust home after the funeral Mass. Their home is located at 3401 Cherry Acres Road, Cool, California.
Published in "Folsom Telegraph, The" on Feb. 4, 2021.
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February 9, 2021
My deepest condolences on the passing of your son. Prayers for your family, may god wrap you in his arms in this difficult time. May he Rest In Peace. Ken, you and I met at SAFH.
Melissa Hamman
Friend
February 7, 2021
Kolbe and my son Jacob were born about a year apart. We would visit the Prusts' for a Moms' gathering and our babies would play while we planned our field trips and ski trips. We have precious memories homeschooling our children together through the years. Kolbe had that smile from his heart and was always a sweet person. My heart goes out to you and your family. I'm praying for your comfort in your sorrow. I love you all. Hugs.
April (Stewart) Bacchi
Friend
February 7, 2021
KOLBE, You are baptized into a Faith and family, you are loved. In the midst of trial, Jesus comforts each of us with His love, promising hope and strength to endure the unendurable. Jesus saves. In our prayer, we cling to His mercy.
Joyce Polansky
February 6, 2021
Dear Kolbe, we only met you last 4th of July . I could tell in just a short time that you were a kind and gentle soul . I remember saying to you, and giving you a hug , see you next time . You had a shy , tender smile in response . You won’t be forgotten. Rest In Peace dear one. ❤
Linda Rector
Family
February 6, 2021
Katie and Ken, just want to say how sorry I am to hear of the loss of your son. My thoughts are with you and the whole Prust family. Love Ginger
Ginger Bell
Friend
February 6, 2021
Ken and Katie, thinking of you and your family so much during this difficult time. There are no words to express my deepest sympathy. Offering prayers often for the repose of Kolbe's soul.
Mary Claire Mille Miller
Friend
February 4, 2021
Katie, Ken and family, we truly enjoyed kolbe. He stayed at our house a few times as a young adult, and he was such a kind sweet soul. I am so so sorry for your loss. Hugs and prayers to you all.
Tabetha and jay
Friend
February 4, 2021
Oh Kolbe we will miss your drop in visits. Of all the grandkids you visited the most often. We pray that you are at peace with our dear Lord Jesus. May Jesus be with all the family as we celebrate your life and forever.
Gramma Ginny and Grandpa Chick Huckins
February 4, 2021
In loving memory of a wonderful person. We will love you and your beautiful family always.
Chuck and Judy Paine
Family
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