Faafetai Fatiau Palu 61, passed away peacefully in his home on September 14, 2021, after a brief battle with kidney & liver cancer for more than 2 and half years. He is a father, grandfather, brother, an uncle, and a friend. He is survived by his children and grandchildren, his oldest daughter Lafulemu & Peala Avei (William, Wilamiarah), oldest Son Faapo & Manamea Fatiau (Faapo Anetone Jr), son Falefatu & Patricia Fatiau (Cataleya, Faafetai & Sara), daughter Sarah & Adam Faitamai, daughter Amia Ala Fatiau Palu, son Rimoni Fatiau Palu. His children adored and cared for their father even during his final days here on earth, he is admired because of his love for the Lord and his willingness to serve. Faafetai Fatiau Palu was born on April 16, 1960, to the late Mr. Tamotu Fatiau Palu & late Mrs. Umala Sugalu Laititi in Sataoa Safata Western Samoa. Faafetai attend the Sataoa Middle School. Later in his life he became a boxer and started his boxing career in 1974 in Western Samoa. His family moved to American Samoa from 1979-1988 where he continued his career in boxing. He also represented American Samoa in the South Pacific games, and many other events. He has been recognized for his hard work and being diligent towards reaching his goals in his boxing career. He received so many awards, trophies, and many other recognitions. Our father Faafetai Fatiau Palu married our late mother Mrs. Faausu Nofoa Masoe on December 31, 1988, at the Methodist church in Fagatogo, American Samoa. Later in their marriage they joined The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and sealed their family for time and all eternity in the Apia Samoa Temple in 1998. As a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Faafetai served as a 2nd Counselor in the Bishopric from 2006 to 2011, He had a strong testimony of his savior Jesus Christ, and of the plan of salvation. He tried to follow the teachings of Jesus by loving his family and himself. Faafetai deeply loved all his family and extended family. He was especially proud of his grandchildren, whom he loved very much. He supported them in all their endeavors whenever he could. Even during the most difficult time of his illness. He continued to nurture and love them. Faafetai was known for his kindness and generosity for his fellow man, helping many people, even strangers, struggling to get back on their feet, helping his neighbors, and especially helping his family, extended family, and all those he came in contact with. He was a very humble man who was always willing to fulfill his calling in his family and especially serving the Lord. Family meant everything to him, whether it was by blood or by choice. Our father is dearly missed by us all. He is a man of humility, love, courage, and especially God-fearing man. He treated all his nieces and nephews as his own. May his legacy continue to live on through his children and grandchildren our fighter. He will always be known to his grandchildren as “Papa Tai”. Funeral services will be held on October 1, 2021, at the Volta Ward LDS Chapel, 4251 S 4800 W, West Valley City, Utah, beginning with a viewing from 9:00-9:45am, followed by a traditional Samoa funeral at 10:00am, and concluding with the bishop service at 11:00am. The interment will take place at the Tooele City Cemetery. For those unable to attend the funeral in person, a live stream will be available at the following link: https://my.gather.app/remember/faafetai-fatiau\n\nTo send flowers or a memorial gift to the family of Faafetai Fatiau Palu please visit our Sympathy Store.