Roger Isaac Walluk

Roger Isaac Walluk

Oct. 19, 1953 – August 31, 2022

Roger was born on Oct. 19, 1953 in Nome to Dora and Floyd Walluk Sr. Roger grew up in Nome. He enjoyed art and crafts. He began drawing on rabbit furs and became a skillful artist. He then began to sell his work to make a living. He lived in Anchorage for a while and then moved to Fairbanks in 2004. He drew for over 20 years on leather, ivory and baleen.

He enjoyed fishing, camping and taking care of his family. He stayed with his sister Harriet and brother-in-law Aaron for many years and helped them.

He was preceded in death by his father Floyd Walluk Sr., his mother Dora (Avessuk) Walluk, and many beloved sisters, brothers, nieces and nephews.

He is survived by his son Billy Simon; his brothers Floyd Walluk Jr. and Russell Walluk; his nieces and nephews, Larry, Jesse, Rosemary, Vanessa, Karla and Scotty; and his wonderful friend Helen Simon.

Funeral services were held on Sept. 22, 2022 at the Alaska Native Lutheran Church in Anchorage, Alaska.

A memorial was held at the Nome Lutheran Church on Friday, Nov. 3 at 2 pm.


The Nome Nugget

PO Box 610
Nome, Alaska 99762

Phone: (907) 443-5235
Fax: (907) 443-5112

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