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Robert Jay Blume

February 1, 1951 December 30, 2017
Robert Jay Blume
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Obituary for Robert Jay Blume

Worthington, MN

Robert “Bob” Jay Blume, age 66, was born on February 1, 1951, in Worthington, MN, the oldest son and middle child of Edward and Inez (Rietsma) Blume. He grew up on the family farm. Bob loved to farm, enjoyed cars and racing, and had a special love for dogs, with Liby being his last pet. He was very social with the local coffee clubs, had a very special interest with all his friends, and loved spending time with his best friend, Jon J. Weitgenant. Bob retired from farming in the spring of 2014 and enjoyed his retirement life. Okoboji, IA was one of his favorite places to spend time during his retirement. Bob died on Saturday, December 30, 2017, at the Sanford Worthington Medical Center in Worthington, MN.
Bob is survived by one sister, Carol Carney of Inver Grove Heights, MN; one brother, Timothy Blume and his wife Laurie of Worthington, MN; one niece, Amber Klinkenborg of Worthington, MN; two nephews, Craig Carney and his wife Anne of Inver Grove Heights, MN and Adam Blume and his wife Maggie of Worthington, MN, and other great nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 4, 2018, at 11:00 a.m., at the First United Methodist Church in Worthington, MN, with the Rev. Dr. Daren I. Flinck officiating. Casket bearers will be Tim Blume, Adam Blume, Craig Carney, Jon Weitgenant, Gary Behrens, and Steve Krohn. Burial will be in the Worthington Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Visitation will be held on Wednesday, January 3, 2018, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington and also one hour prior to service on Thursday at the church.

Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

3

Jan

5:00 PM 1/3/2018 5:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/3/2018 8:00:00 PM
Benson Funeral Home

1225 Ryans Road
Worthington, MN 56187

Benson Funeral Home
1225 Ryans Road Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Visitation

Thursday

4

Jan

10:00 AM 1/4/2018 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/4/2018 11:00:00 AM
First United Methodist Church

408 11th St
Worthington, MN 56187

First United Methodist Church
408 11th St Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Service

Thursday

4

Jan

11:00 AM 1/4/2018 11:00:00 AM
First United Methodist Church

408 11th St
Worthington, MN 56187

First United Methodist Church
408 11th St Worthington 56187 MN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Memorial Gardens Final Resting Place

29600 County Highway 35
Worthington, MN 56187

29600 County Highway 35 Worthington 56187 MN
United States
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