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OBITUARY - Faio Tautai

Service Info

Service Date & Time
Monday, Mar 05, 2018 at 9:00 AM
At the Church
Compton Samoan SDA Church
708 E. Laurel Street
Compton, CA 90221
All Souls Cemetery
4400 Cherry Avenue
Long Beach, CA 90807

In Loving Memory of Faio Tautai

February 2, 1954 - February 22, 2018

Faio Tautai was born on February 2, 1954, in Safuge, Savai'i to Tautai Leota and Lua Mulu. He was the second born of eight siblings.   

Faio was a local native in Fogasavi'i, Savai'i where he attended school. He later accepted Christ as a Seventh Day Adventist at an early age and was baptized at the Church of Nu'uuli SDA.   

In 1975, Faio met Toetofi Tautai, at a restaurant, and they were united in Holy Matrimony, they spent 27 wonderful years together. To this union, three daughters were born: Lua, Salamasina, and Katie.   

Faio was employed by American Samoa in the Janitorial Department, where he was a manager for 15 years.   

Faio was a loving husband, father, grandfather, uncle and caring friend.  

Those who preceded Faio in death were his parents, Tautai Leota and Lua Mulu and wife, Toetofi Tautai.   

He leaves to cherish his memories daughters: Lua Tautai (Carlo G.) Reyes, Salamasina (Samuel) Coleman and Katie (Riko) Rufus; siblings: Fegauaia Tautai, Paepae Tuluauau, Mili Leota, Pale Ă© Leota, Malo John, Silalo Sasagi and Fa"atan Leota; grandchildren: Faio Tautai, Alsa Tautai, Peako Tautai, Toetofi Tautai, Ludah Rufus, Punitia Ailafo Manumaleuna, Carlo Tautai-Reyes, Deshawn Rufus, Semaj Coleman, Sincere Coleman, Sapree Coleman, Manaiah Rufus and Seth Coleman; special friends Tevaga and Moe Maiava. He also leaves a host of other relatives and friends.

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Message from Family

The family of Faio Tautai would like to thank you for the many acts of loving kindness shown to us during our bereavement. Your thoughtfulness is deeply appreciated and will always be remembered.

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