Chad Mathew Nelson

Chad Mathew Nelson

Chad Mathew Nelson, age 52, of Waunakee, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 25, 2022. He was born on Oct. 27, 1969, in Madison, the son of Frederick and Dolores Nelson.

Chad graduated from LaFollette High School in 1987. He met April Pache in 2002. Chad worked as a senior network administrator for Summit Credit Union for 23 years.

Chad loved spending time with his sons, Evan and Wyatt. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was an avid Badgers and Packers fan. Chad enjoyed spending time at the family cabin in Hayward.

Chad is survived by his loving companion, April; sons, Evan and Wyatt; parents, Frederick and Dolores; brothers, Cory (Janet) Nelson and Dale (Connie) Nelson; niece, Amanda (Travis) Meikle; and nephews, Zachary, Rowan and Eliot Nelson.

A memorial service will be held at GUNDERSON EAST FUNERAL AND CREMATION CARE, 5203 Monona Drive, Madison, at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022. Visitation will be held at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made towards the future education of Chad’s sons. Online condolences may be made at

Gunderson East
Funeral & Cremation Care
5203 Monona Drive
(608) 221-5420