Tyler grew up in Norton where he attended the Norton schools graduating with the NCHS class of 2015. He also attended Kansas State University for one year. He moved to Colorado and had recently returned to Norton, where he was working as an IT technician and farming with his VanDerVeen family.
Tyler loved spending time in the outdoors hunting, fishing, farming and he enjoyed restoring firearms. His greatest joy in life was spending time with his family, especially watching his sister play basketball and spending special time with his grandparents.
Survivors include his parents, Toby and Marla, and his sister, Taryn Kuhn, of Norton; his paternal grandmother, Nettie Kuhn-Verdi, Norton; his paternal grandfather, Alphonse “Ollie” Kuhn, Victoria, Kansas; his maternal grandmother, Wauneta VanDerVeen, Prairie View, Kansas; his uncle and aunt, Curtis and Tiffany VanDerVeen, Phillipsburg, Kansas; his cousins, Michael and Chloe VanDerVeen, Phillipsburg; and Cheyenne Todd, Omaha, Nebraska; other relatives and friends.
Tyler was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Marvin VanDerVeen, his paternal step-grandfather, Jerry Verdi, his uncle, Tim Kuhn, and his special great-aunt, Henrietta Kuhn.
FUNERAL SERVICE – Saturday, July 13, 2019 – 10:30 a.m.
PLACE – First United Methodist Church – Norton, KS
INTERMENT – Luctor Cemetery – Prairie View, KS
VISITATION – Friday, July 12, 2019 – 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m.
PLACE – Enfield Funeral Home – 215 W. Main – Norton, KS
MEMORIAL – OK Kids Day at the Prairie Dog State Park