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Ivan M. Blume, 79, of Port Charlotte, Florida passed away Monday, December 15, 2014 at Charlotte Harbor Healthcare in Port Charlotte.

Ivan was born to Frederick and Susan Blume on May 12, 1935 in Gregory, South Dakota. Ivan was a veteran who served proudly in the US Air force. He enjoyed life to the fullest and will forever be missed by all who loved and knew him.

Survivors include his loving wife, Alice Blume; his 3 daughters, Shelly Caswell of Port Charlotte, Carol Sweet of Plainwell, MI and Elaine Sweet of Sturgis, MI; 2 sons, Steve Sweet of Cortez, CO and Randy Sweet of Kalamazoo, MI; 2 brothers, Duane Blume of Wyoming and Keith Blume of Custer, SD; 7 grandchildren, 7 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great Grandchildren.

A graveside service with Military Honors will be held 10:30AM, Tuesday, December 23, 2014 at Sarasota National Cemetery in Sarasota, Florida. Inurnment will follow at the cemetery.

Friends may visit online at to sign the memory book and extend condolences. Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.