Tyler Nauta Obituary, Death – Oregon native Tyler Jacob Michael Nauta, age 26, passed away on April 3, 2023, at UW Hospital. He was born on November 11, 1996, in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada, to parents Michael and Jennifer (Porterfield) Nauta. Tyler attended both Madison College and the University of Wisconsin–Whitewater after graduating from Abundant Life Christian School in 2014.
He was working at Kaiser Logistics, Inc. back then as a dispatcher. He was instrumental in the establishment of Fitchburg Farms and spent many years in that role before joining Kaiser Logistics. Some of Tyler’s favorite activities included camping, fishing, and golf. In his spare time, he enjoyed racing automobiles, going boating with pals, and playing video games. In addition, he followed the financial market and history with keen attention.
His mother, Jen Nauta, father, Mike (Lynn Daguanno), sister, Flynn Jasmine, maternal grandparents, Philip and Renee Porterfield, and paternal grandparents, Case and Gaye Nauta, all live on. Case and Gaye Nauta, Tyler’s paternal grandparents, are also still alive and well. Several of his relatives, aunts, uncles, and friends will miss him greatly. Tom Porterfield, his uncle, and Braden Nauta, his cousin, both predeceased him. He was predeceased by both of them.
A memorial ceremony will be placed at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE in Madison, Wisconsin, on Friday, April 7, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. Beginning at 1 p.m. on Friday, guests may visit with the family before the funeral service. Send memorial contributions to Tyler’s family in place of flowers; they’ll be used to start a scholarship fund in Tyler’s honor. To share your sympathies with the family, please go to www.gundersonfh.com.