Rodney (Rocky) Newton, 74
December 18, 2021
Thief River Falls- Rodney (Rocky) Newton, age 74, of Thief River Falls, passed away on Wednesday, November 23, 2021 at his home with his family at his side.
Rodney Gene Newton was born on March 14, 1947 in Thief River Falls, the son of Norman Ordean Newton and Lillian Petra (Sorenson) Newton. He was raised on the family farm north of Grygla and baptized and confirmed at Grace Lutheran Church in Grygla. He attended school in Grygla, and graduated from the Northwest School of Agriculture in Crookston in 1965.
Following graduation Rocky enlisted with the United States Army. He served in Vi...