Adam E. Newton

Adam E. Newton, age 40, of Grand Rapids, MN passed away Wednesday, December 4, 2019 due to injuries sustained as a result of a motor vehicle/train accident.

Adam was born in 1978 to Doran and Suzette (Dunham) Newton in Long Beach, CA. Adam graduated from Grand Rapids High School in 1996. He obtained his CDL license and was employed with Solid Foundations as a group home resident assistance prior to working with Norland Environmental Services. Adam loved spending time with his kids, cooking, baking and coffee and loved to joke and singing songs to his family.

Preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Howard and Rachel Newton and maternal grandparents, Evelyn and Murel Dunham. Adam is survived by his mother, Suzette (Todd) Tobias; father, Doran (Robin) Newton; sons, Connor Pratt-Newton, Chase Newton, Caleb Newton, all of Grand Rapids; sisters, Amber (Brad) Bowstring of Inger, MN, Ashley (Eddy) Woody, Sarah (Jeramia) Tobias, Mychal (Jordan) Tobias, Stephanie Tobias, all of Grand Rapids; brothers, Aaron Newton of Grand Rapids, Jared (Kaija) Newton of Staples, MN, Devin (Lauren) Newton of Hallsville, TX, Jedidiah Newton of Grand Rapids, MN, Isaiah Newton of Grand Rapids, MN; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Visitation will be Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 5:00-7:00 PM at Rowe Funeral Home, Grand Rapids and continuing on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 12:00 PM at Grace Bible Chapel, Grand Rapids. Funeral service will follow at 1:00 PM at the church. Rev. Ed Grossman will officiate. Burial will be at Harris Cemetery, Grand Rapids, MN.

Arrangements are with Rowe Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Grand Rapids, MN. To sign the online guestbook or send condolences visit

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