Joshua Wayne Blaser

Staff Writer
Aledo Times Record
Joshua Wayne Blaser

Joshua Wayne Blaser, 19, of Taylor Ridge, died Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010 at his home. Funeral services were 10 a.m. on Monday at the Buffalo Prairie Presbyterian Church. Burial was at Buffalo Prairie Cemetery. There was no visitation. Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Reynolds, assisted the family. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Rock Island County 4-H. Online condolences may be left at

Joshua was born on Feb. 4, 1991 in Aledo, a son of Bradley and Penny Fuhr Blaser. He was a graduate of Rockridge High School. Josh enjoyed farming with his Dad.

He was a member of Buffalo Prairie Presbyterian Church; enjoyed many years in 4-H and was an alumni member of the Future Farmers of America. Josh was also a part of the Buffalo Prairie Volunteer Fire Department.

Survivors include his parents, Brad and Penny of Taylor Ridge; brother, Thomas, East Moline; grandparents, Eileen Fuhr, Illinois City and Harold and Ann Blaser, Reynolds, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Robert W. Fuhr; and brothers, Brady and Logan.