Nate Kuhlman was a newlywed from Ohio who tragically died in a waterskiing accident while on his honeymoon in St. Lucia, just three days after he got married to his bride, Mariana Garcia Kuhlman.
He was described as a wonderful husband, friend, son, and brother in Christ, and an alumnus of Franciscan University in Steubenville.
Following Nate’s unfortunate demise, two GoFundMe campaigns were set up to help cover the funeral expenses.
What happened to Nate Kuhlman?
Nate died in a waterskiing accident while on his honeymoon in St. Lucia.
The accident occurred on October 31, 2023, and the cause of death, confirmed by a post-mortem, was drowning, although the specific details of the accident remain undisclosed.
Nate was described as a wonderful husband, friend, son, and brother in Christ, and his memory lives on in the heartwarming descriptions of him as a fun, kind, and adventurous soul.
What was the reaction of Nate Kuhlman’s family to his death?
The family of Nate Kuhlman was devastated by his sudden death in a waterskiing accident while on his honeymoon.
The tragic incident has elicited an overwhelming response from friends, family, and the broader community, with tributes pouring in on social media platforms and news portals highlighting the deep sense of loss felt by those who knew him.
The emotional strain of his sudden departure is palpable, yet the widespread expressions of grief are tempered by fond recollections of Nate’s positive influence on those around him.
As the family continues to grapple with their loss, the tremendous outpouring of support serves as a comforting and sustaining force.
The two GoFundMe campaigns set up to help cover the funeral expenses have raised over $100,000 combined, and the family is directing their attention towards the repatriation process and seeking solace in this challenging period.
The funeral and memorial service arrangements for Nate have not been confirmed at this point, and the family has requested privacy as they navigate their grief.
Nate Kuhlman GoFundMe campaigns
There are two GoFundMe campaigns set up for Nate.
The first campaign was initiated by Jack Briggs and has raised over $53,000 to help cover the funeral expenses, including the transportation costs.
The second campaign was initiated by Natalie Burt to help the Nate and Garcia family cover the expenses of last-minute plane tickets to St. Lucia and back home, immediate passport issuing, transportation, accommodations, meals, funeral arrangements, Mariana’s needs and anything else that comes up.
The funds collected through this initiative will be used to offset expenses such as airfare and funeral/memorial services.
The second campaign has raised over $100,000.