Parker Blume

PARKER G. BLUME, INFANT CALEDONIA - Parker Gregory Blume, 10 months old, of Caledonia, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 21, 2014. He was born March 17, 2013, in Rockford; the son of Jason and Erin Blume. Parker will always be remembered for his captivating smile, big blue eyes, sweet and gentle spirit. Our miracle from God brought so much joy to those who knew him during his short life. He is lovingly survived by his parents, Jason and Erin of Caledonia; grandparents, Greg (Pam) Blume of Loves Park and Ernie (Beth) Vesta of Rockford; aunts and uncles, Jordan (Sarah) Blume of Roscoe, Tricia (Sean) Heaslip of Cambridge, Wis., Laura (Jason Mitchell) Vesta of Fishers, Ind., Kelsey Vesta of Rockford, and Kyle (Melissa) Vesta of Lincoln, Neb.; cousins, Ellaree Heaslip and Emma Blume; great-grandparents, Frederick (Regina Satterly) Blume of Loves Park and Carl (Patricia ) Ree of Rockford. Service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, January 25, 2014, in First Evangelical Free Church, 2223 N. Mulford Rd. Rockford, with Dr. Rusty Hayes and Rev. Jim Rosene officiating. Private burial in Scandinavian Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the family, Kids Around the World, 2424 Charles St., Rockford, IL 61108 or First Evangelical Free Church. Arrangements by Olson Funeral & Cremation Services, Ltd. To share a memory or online condolence, visit

Published in Rockford Register Star from Jan. 24 to Jan. 25, 2014