Nathan Nicasio Rivera N8

Sept. 13, 1988 Dec. 5, 2013

Nathan Nicasio Rivera N8, of Waukesha, died unexpectedly at his home Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013, at the age of 25. He was born in Milwaukee on Sept. 13, 1988, to Anibal Rivera and Jill Graser. Nathan was a 2007 graduate of Waukesha South High School.

He was the very proud father of Kailey, cherishing the time he spent with her.

He loved fishing and playing softball and darts with his friends. He had a passion for and loved listening to many different types of music. Nathan also had a passion for woodworking and cabinet making. He was so grateful to his Uncle Shawn, who was also his godfather, for teaching him this trade and loved going to work every day with him at Xtreme Woodworks, and further enjoyed his job at Innovations.

Nathan will be sadly missed by his parents, Anibal Rivera of Racine and Jill (Jesse) Sykora of Waukesha; his daughter, Kailey Juarez, and her mother, Angelica Juarez. He was the best brother to Nia Rivera, Nina (Ryan) Gibbs, Jesse L.J. Rosario, Aiyanna Rivera and Dalia Rivera and special grandson to Sandra and William Pollack, Arvid and Sally Graser, Carmen Colon and Anibal (Barbara) Rosario. He is further survived by his aunts and uncles, Shawn (Mindy) Graser, Heather (Paul) Lecher, Allison (Darrel) Muzy, Rita Webster, William (Claudia) E. Pollack III and John Charles (Linh) Pollack; his special niece, Mercedes Kramer; along with many cousins, friends and other relatives. He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Louis and Evelyn Sayles; his great-uncle, LeRoy Sayles; and his godmother, Dawn Priepke.

Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the noon funeral service Wednesday, Dec. 11, at the Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Graveside services will immediately follow at Prairie Home Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are appreciated to the family.

Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services is honored to serve the family. For further information, please call the funeral home at 547-4035 or visit our website at www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave the family an online tribute message.