Kayla Rose Marie Blair, 30, of Colona died suddenly Sunday, January 19 in Lincoln, Illinois.
Funeral services will be 1pm Saturday at Schroder Mortuary in Colona with visitation 2 hours prior to service time. In lieu of flowers a memorial fund has been established for her children.
Kayla was born May 27, 1989 in Rock Island, IL and was a lifelong area resident. She attended United Township High School and enjoyed playing basketball, softball, and spending time with her family and close friends. She had a passion for writing, reading, and artwork. In recent years, she had a renewed focus on her faith and found comfort in the bible and church. She loved her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Kayla is survived by her mother Angie Swanson (Fiancé Jason Fields); her father and step mother Brian (Amy) Blair; two children Keith and Kyler Blair; paternal grandfather Lynn Blair; maternal grandparents Dennis and Linda Swanson; sisters Kara Blair, Alyssa Blair, Rachel Boswell, and Taylor Setser; brothers Dylan Olson and Blake Setser; three nieces Savannah Johnson, Avalynn Olson, and Novahlee Maldonado; nephew Noah Maldonado and numerous aunts uncles and cousins.
Kayla was preceded in death by her maternal great grandfather Clinton Jones; maternal great grandparents Cecil and Jean Swanson; paternal grandmother Barbara Blair and uncles Eric and Brad Swanson.