Jon Richard Nauta
Jon Richard Nauta, age 55, of Edmore passed away on Thursday, February 20, 2014 at his home, with his loving family by his side. Jon was born on July 17, 1958 in Edmore, the son of Richard R. and Betty Jean (Johnson) Nauta. He was raised in the Edmore area and graduated in 1977 from Montabella High School.
Jon loved farming and farmed Nauta Farms his whole life. He loved to fix and fabricate equipment, enjoyed hunting, trapping and bee keeping. He was a collector of vintage cars, snowmobiles and traps. He loved his horses and hunting dogs and especially loved having coffee with friends every morning and afternoon. Jon was an active member of the Michigan Trappers Association. He worked for Montcalm County as a nuisance trapper.
Mourning their loss of their brother are: Richard Nauta of Edmore; his sister, Susan (Dave) Clark of Shepherd and his half brother, Mike (Nancy) Shaffer of Stanton, along with many friends who will definitely miss spending time with him over a cup of coffee.
Jon was preceded in death by his parents, Richard and Betty.
Per the family’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A celebration of Jon’s life will take place at a later date.
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