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Welcome to the memorial page for

Ashley Sue Kron

September 1, 1991 ~ May 8, 2017 (age 25)

Ashley Sue Kron, 25, of Charleston, SC, formerly of Moline, IL, passed away Monday, May 08, 2017, at Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC.  She was diagnosed with neuroendocrine small cell cervical cancer in October 2016, and fought courageously for over 6 months against this very rare cancer.


Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2017, at Christ the King Catholic Church, 3209 60th Street, Moline.  Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 15, 2017, at Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd., 6601 38th Avenue, Moline.  Cremation rites will follow services and inurnment will be at Moline Memorial Park.  Memorials may be made to the University of Iowa Dance Marathon.


Ashley was born on September 1, 1991, in Moline, IL, the daughter of Jay and Gloria Rios Kron.  She worked as a ticket manager for the Athletic Department of The Citadel Military College.


Ashley graduated from Moline High School in 2009 and graduated from the University of Iowa in 2013 with a degree in sports management.  She was an avid fan of the Iowa Hawkeyes and St. Louis Cardinals.  While in college, Ashley worked as a student intern for the University of Iowa Women’s Basketball Coaches and was a volunteer for the University of Iowa Dance Marathon.  Ashley loved the beaches at Sullivan Island and Folly Beach in the Charleston area.


Survivors include her loving parents Jay and Gloria; brother, Kevin Kron, Charlotte, NC; twin sister, Abbey Kron, Charleston, SC; grandmother, Geraldine Kron, Moline, IL; family dog, Beasley; several aunts, uncles, and cousins.


She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Toni Ayala; grandfather, Glen Kron; aunt, Pam Rios; uncle, Dave Cogdill.


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 Service Information

May 15, 2017

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Esterdahl Mortuary & Crematory, Ltd.
6601 38th Avenue
Moline, IL 61265

Mass of Christian Burial
May 16, 2017

10:00 AM
Christ the King Catholic Church in Moline
3209 60th Street
Moline, IL 61265

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