Lydia Ann Bluma, age 3, peacefully passed away Monday, February 8, 2021. She was born May 4, 2017 to Brett Bluma and Bethani Klesmit. She passed away in St. Louis Children’s Hospital awaiting a heart and lung transplant.
Lydia had a sparkling personality! A combination of sweet and sassy! She loved spending her days outside catching frogs and “little toadies” with her sisters. She was a lover of all animals and would spend her days giving her chickens treats and pushing her three favorite chickens “Buffy, Baby and Tiny” around in her mini shopping cart. She also had a soft spot for her two favorite puppies, Eddy and Kasey.
In addition to her mom and dad; she is survived by her sisters: Lexus “Lex” and Lailyn “Lou Lou’; her “Pappa Bob” grandfather Robert “Bob” Klesmit; her grandparents: Thomas and Judith Bluma. Also, her aunts: Brittany (Kenny) Bodoh, Lindsay (Matt) Fischer, Kaylyn (Eli Martin) Bluma and Janelle (Mikel) Gill.
She is preceded in death by “her partner in crime” great-grandfather Erv Klesmit; her great-grandmother, Carol Klesmit; grandmother Charlene Doxtater; her great-grandfather Leonard Nowak; her great-grandfather Jerome “Harry” Bluma; and her great-aunt Krystal Bluma Vruwink. Also, cousins: Ashley Klesmit, Paige Klesmit, Scottie Rettler, Danielle Bluma and Tony Mack.
Visitation for Lydia will take place at Muehl-Boettcher Funeral Home on Friday, February 12, 2021 from 4 pm until a prayer service at 6:30 pm. Visitation will continue at St. John Catholic Church on Saturday, February 13, 2021 from 10 am until the funeral mass at 11 am with Fr. Sengole Dass and Deacon Rich Matuszak officiating. Burial will take place at Union Cemetery in the town of Lessor.
Online condolences may be expressed to Lydia's family at www.muehlboettcher.com
A special thanks to Robert “Bob” Klesmit, Tom “Tombo” Bluma and Jerry “Doc” Nowak for helping with numerous travels to and from St Louis. Also, thanks to many medical teams in Wisconsin and Missouri for the care of Lydia through her journey.
Fly high our “Lyde” angel, you will always hold a special place in our hearts.
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