Robert O. Wilfong

Robert O. Wilfong 

Sept. 30, 1966-Jan. 4, 2016

Robert O. Wilfong, 49, of Nikiski, died peacefully at his home on Monday, Jan. 4, 2016.

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m..  Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, at Aurora Heights Worship Center, 52075 Marie Ave. Kenai, 907- 776-8723, with Pastor Randall Harrison officiating.

Robert was born to John Sr. and Luella (Johnson) Wilfong on Friday, Sept. 30, 1966, in Tacoma, Wash. 

Robert moved with his family to Alaska in 1967, first living in Seward and later moving to Nikiski in 1985. He graduated from Soldotna High School and worked in the past for Tim’s Janitorial and most recently for Frontier Community Services.

His family said, “Robert was a loving person who touched the lives of many people in the communities of Seward and Nikiski. He will be missed.”

Robert was preceded in death by his father, John.

He is survived by his mother, Luella Yezierski-Jones of Nikiski; step-father, Phillip Yezierski; brothers, John Jr. of Bellingham, Wash., and Gus of Nikiski; sister, Sophie Yezierski of Homer; nieces, Kelly Gilliam and Kaiai Yezierski, and nephew, Phillip Holmes, all of Nikiski.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Robert’s name may be given to Central Peninsula Special Olympics, P.O. Box 1676 Kenai, AK 99611 or at

Please visit to sign Robert’s online guestbook.