On Friday, October 26, 2018, a car accident claimed the life of Corhusker Marching Band Member, Tyler Butterfield. Jenna McCoy, a sophomore trumpeter from Hickman, and Eliseo Torres, a freshman trumpeter from Bellevue were also taken to the hospital. Twenty-year-old Tyler Butterfield died at the scene. 

Tyler Butterfield
Tyler Butterfield (images courtesy of Nebraska Bands)

Tyler was a Rank Leader for B Rank in the Cornhusker Marching Band, a member of the Football Friday Pep Band, the Big Red Express, participated in Campus Band and was a member of Kappa Kappa Psi National Honorary Band Fraternity.

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at the First Christian Church in Norfolk with Tim DeFor officiating. Interment will be at the Prospect Hill Cemetery, Norfolk. Visitation will be held 4:00-7:00 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 30 at the Stonacek Funeral Chapel in Norfolk. You can read the full obituary and leave condolences at Stonacek Funeral Chapel website. In lieu of flowers the family asks for memorials to be made to the family for a later designation.

A Go Fund Me account has been created to help Tyler’s family with expenses.

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