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CSM (Ret.) Ioakimo “Niko’’ Falaniko, 67, of St. Robert, died Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, at his home.

He is survived by his wife Maliana Falaniko; his children, Niko Falaniko of Auburn, Wash.; Adeline Fuata (Walter) of Waynesville, and Otilia Falaniko of St. Robert; seven grandchildren; his sister, Ana Falaniko of American Samoa; as well as a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 30, 2021, in Memorial Chapels and Crematory of Waynesville/St. Robert. Visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service time at 2 p.m. in the funeral home. Memorial contributions in memory of Ioakimo Falaniko may be made. Online condolences can be sent at