John Eric Rautio 60 of Newton died Tuesday, December 31, 2019 at Catawba Valley Medical Center. Born March 31st, 1959 he was the son of the late Roy William Rautio and Gertrude Hansen Rautio.
A sister Liisa Rautio of Canterbury CT; a brother Robert Rautio and wife Cheryl of Newton; two nieces, Ellen Chamberlain, Donna Ethier; and two nephews Karl Chamberlain and Robert Rautio, survive him.
A Celebration of life will be 2:30 pm Sunday January 5, 2020 at Sovereign Grace Reformed Presbyterian Church in Hickory with Pastor Jeffery Carter officiating the service.
Jenkins Funeral Home staff is not involved in the memorial service at the church.
Memorials may be made to Sovereign Grace Reformed Presbyterian Church, 613 3rd Ave NE, Hickory, NC 28601.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.jenkinsfuneralhome.net. The Rautio family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton 828-464-1555.
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