Dec. 8, 1984 - July 22, 2012
ELKHART — Bryan Todd Kolski, 27, passed away Sunday, July 22, 2012, in Wakarusa, after an accident.
Bryan was born Dec. 8, 1984, in South Bend. He graduated in 2003 from Elkhart Memorial High School, where he played soccer and was captain of the swim team. He went on to obtain his degree from Indiana University, Bloomington, in 2011. He was employed as a bartender and server at Constant Spring, Goshen. He recently enrolled at IUSB to study radiology.
He is survived by his parents, Phillip and Sharon (Cooper) Kolski of Elkhart; his brother, Dr. Jeff Kolski of Los Alamos, N.M.; his grandfather, Henry Kolski of Mishawaka; his aunt, Phyllis Phelps; his uncle, Craig (Eva) Kolski; and numerous cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Janette Bates-Kolski, James Cooper and Gertrude Gunter.
Visitation will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, July 29, 2012, with a prayer vigil at 5 p.m. at Chapel Hill Funeral Home, Osceola. There will also be one hour of calling prior to the Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Monday, July 30, 2012, at St. Thomas the Apostle Church, Elkhart. Interment will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens.
Bryan enjoyed playing the cello, traveling in Europe, camping and skiing. He also enjoyed hiking in New Mexico when he would visit his brother. In his spare time, Bryan enjoyed playing paintball, running in 5K races and volunteering his time to those in need.
In his memory donations may be made to the American Cancer Society, or Catholic Relief Services.
Online condolences may be sent to the Kolski family at www.chapelhillmemorial.com.