Jaxon GLEN SAUM, 15 months old, of Midland passed away unexpectedly Friday, August 29, 2014.
Funeral Services for Jaxon will be held at Clark Family Funeral Chapel on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at 2 p.m. Interment will follow in the Chippewa Township Cemetery. A Luncheon will be held in the Tribal Gym following interment. The family will receive friends the day of the service from 1 p.m. until the time of the service. Memorial contributions may be made to the family. Envelopes will be available at the funeral chapel.
Jaxon was born on May 16, 2013 in Pontiac, the son of Nicholas and Nicole (Foster) Saum. Jaxon was an adventurous child, always exploring. He loved going to the zoo and watching Detroit Tiger's baseball. For being so young, Jaxon had many friends and had traveled many places. Jaxon loved his bomb pops, swimming, and being naked more than anything. He had the most captivating eyes and brought joy to anyone that he met.
Jaxon is survived by parents; sibling to be; paternal grandparents, Michael (Julie) Saum of Big Rapids and Jackie (Chad) SanCartier of St. Simons Island, GA; maternal grandparents, Donald (Angel) Foster of San Antonio, TX, and Shelly (Joie Reihl) Bailey of Rosebush; great-grandmothers, Barb Vining of Big Rapids and Mary Bachelder of Mt. Pleasant; aunts and uncles, SSGT. Jeffrey (Emilee) Saum of Stuttgart, Germany, SGT. Eric (Meghan) Saum of Fort Bragg, NC, Quentin SanCartier of St. Simons Island, GA, SGT. Dan (Amanda) Cook of Fort Bragg, NC, Kerri Cook of Houston, TX, Maryrose Cook of Big Rapids, Kelly (Andrew) Woodworth of Mt. Pleasant, Heather Foster of Rosebush, Thomas Foster of Rosebush, Caitie Reihl of Mt. Pleasant, Thomas John Reihl of Rosebush, Wesley (Jamie) Marshall of Jackson, Greg (Danielle) Marshall of Post, TX, Andrea Dunnam of Okeechobee, FL, and Derrick Belcher of San Antonio, TX; cousins, Hunter, Hallie, Josephine, Alex, Lily, Violet, Bradley, Castiel, Bradlee, Chloe, Shyanne, Lily, Hailey, Max, Kendell, and Audrey; great-step-grandparents, great-aunts and uncles, second cousins, and many friends.
Jaxon was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Donald (Josephine) Saum of Big Rapids, Frank Vining of Big Rapids, Raymond (Sally) Foster of Mt. Pleasant, and Thomas (Arlene) Arnott of Mt. Pleasant; and cousins, Keagon Dunnam in 2011, Andres Pelcher in 2012, and Zane Jewell in 2013.