Dana Tyson Heath, 43, Portage

Dana Tyson Heath, 43, of Portage, died Monday, Jan. 1, 2018, at UW Hospital in Madison.

Dana was born on April 1, 1974, in Portage, to James and Mary (Johnson) Heath.

Dana loved spending time with his family and was happy when he was with his nieces and nephews. He was always building things and willing to help others. Dana loved to fish and enjoyed hunting.

Dana is survived by his mother, Mary Streeter of Portage; father, James Heath; sister, Sheri (fiance Brian Thompson) Heath of Portage; half-sisters, Lori (Jose) Arrollo Solis of Portage, Linda (Jessie) Gonzalez of Portage and Leanna Spaight of Packwaukee; half-brothers and sisters, Mary Jane, Jerry, Dale, Kevin, Janet, Barb and Peggy; many nieces, nephews and friends and a fishing partner, John Peasell.

Dana was preceded in death by his grandparents, Melvin and Mary Ellen Johnson; grandparents, William and Shirley Heath; and a stepfather, Harlan Streeter.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 6, at Kratz Funeral Home in Portage (www.kratzfuneralhome.com). Visitation will be from 9 to 11 a.m. also on Saturday. Burial will take place at Silver Lake Cemetery in Portage following the service.