Effie Louise Blomquist, infant, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016.
She was born Aug. 18, 2016, at Methodist Hospital in St. Louis Park, to Daniel and Kristin Blomquist. Little Effie was born with a chromosomal defect named Trisomy 13, and was not long for this world. She was baptized into Christ and came home with her family Aug. 20.
Effie was the recipient of many special visits from family and friends during her short life. Surrounded by family, Jesus called her home to Heaven.
She is survived by her parents, Daniel and Kristin Blomquist of Corcoran; siblings Ana, Bailey, Levi, Sofia, and Silas; maternal grandparents Steven and Jolene (Draeger) Shult of Duluth; paternal grandparents Charles and Carolyn (Simonson) Blomquist of Duluth; great-grandmother Donna Shult of Winthrop; and many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Funeral services took place Saturday, Sept. 3 at 11 a.m. at the Old Apostolic Lutheran Church in Delano.
There was visitation Friday, Sept. 2 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the church, and continuing Saturday, from 10 to 11 a.m, prior to the services.