As a hard working young man, Dan was a competitive athlete and outdoorsman who excelled at many different activities. As a member of the United States Army, Dan served his country honorably in Vietnam. Upon completion of his service, Dan returned home to Idaho to start his family.
Later on, Dan moved his family to Portland, Oregon, where he earned a Doctor of Chiropractic degree from the Western States Chiropractic College, He practiced Chiropractic medicine for many years at his offices in Western Montana. Dan was an avid sportsman and loved adventures in the great outdoors. Even in his retirement, you would always find him doing what he enjoyed most: riding his mountain bike and enjoying the beauty of Southern Utah. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather who is greatly loved by many and will be deeply missed.
He is survived by his wife, DeLoyce Tyler and stepmother Dorothy Tyler; his daughters, Tammy Peterson (Jesse) and Mandy Taylor (Michael); three grandchildren, Emily, Makayla and Makenna; one sister, Lynette Kartchner (Alan) and two brothers, Gregory Tyler (Eileen) and Wesley Tyler (Paula).
He was preceded in death by his parents, Darwin and Nancy White Tyler; son, Daniel Tyler; granddaughter, Katelynn Tyler and brother Darrell Tyler.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in the Coltrin Mortuary, 2100 1st Street, Idaho Falls, ID. Interment will follow at the Fielding Memorial Cemetery.