Spc. Naeciwat Robert Henry LaTender, 21, of Fort Bragg, North Carolina, formerly of Neopit, passed away on Dec. 22, 2016, in North Carolina.
Naeciwat was born on Nov. 19, 1995, in Green Bay to Lowell “Stan” LaTender and Wendy (Defferding) LaTender. He graduated in 2014 from Menominee Indian High School, where he was active in golf, football and wrestling. Following high school, Naeciwat enlisted in the United States Army. He enjoyed hunting, trout fishing, ice fishing and golf.
Naeciwat is survived by his mother, Wendy LaTender, of Shawano; his father, Stan LaTender, of Neopit; his siblings, Dorian (Robert Lyons) LaTender, of Keshena, Marissa (James Swenson) Perrote, of Wausau, Naneque E.J. LaTender, of Shawano, Weskenohseah Francesca Ann LaTender, of Shawano; grandparents, Dennis Defferding and Joette Wheeler; great-grandmother, Dorothy Defferding; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.