Tauteris' body was flown into the Porter County Airport and was followed by a procession to the funeral home. The funeral service was set for Sunday.
Tauteris is from Hamlet, Ind. He died Jan. 6 when a roadside bomb hit his patrol.
Three other soldiers from the same Valparaiso-based company were also killed, including Spc. Christopher Patterson of Aurora and Spc. Brian Leonhardt of Merrillville.