Nate Potter, 30, of Springfield died Dec. 20, 2013, at his home in rural Springfield. Services will be Saturday at 10:30 a.m., at United Methodist Church in Springfield. Burial will be at Springfield City Cemetery in Springfield. Visitation will be held Friday from 4 to 8 p.m., at Sturm Funeral Home in Springfield and continue Saturday from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., at the church in Springfield. Sturm Funeral Home of Springfield is handling the funeral arrangements. Nathan Scott Potter was raised on the family's century farm northwest of Springfield that he later farmed with his father. He graduated from Springfield High School, attended college in Mankato and graduated from Ridgewater Community College in Willmar with degrees in farm operations management and agricultural business. Nate enjoyed the solitude of farm life. He traveled the nation for the Pork Producers and worked major events on both coasts. He was a firefighter with the Springfield Fire Department and a barn manager in the Swine Barn at the Brown County Fair. Since age 6, he played various roles in the Springfield Nativity Pageant. As an avid outdoorsman, Nate enjoyed fishing, hunting and trapping and took his grandmother deer hunting each year. He enjoyed riding his motorcycle and presenting the annual display put on by Potter's Pyros. He will be remembered for his smile, sense of fun and for having a knack of bringing people together. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Clifford Hunter and Lorraine Potter. Survivors include his father and mother, Dennis and Lucy Potter of Springfield; two sisters, Jessica Potter and her partner Jonathan O'Neill of Hallandale, Fla.; and Erin Potter and her husband, John; a niece and nephew; and his grandparents, Barbara Hunter of Windom and Robert Potter of Springfield.