MARSHALL–Robert Margala age 86, passed away on Veteran’s Day, Friday November 11, 2022 at the Memorial Veteran's Hospital in Madison, WI. He was in born in Chicago, IL. He was the youngest of five children. Robert was the loving, caring father to his 4 boys and 8 grandchildren and their families. He was a loving husband to his wife Theodora Patricia. Robert started his career as an air traffic controller, first in the Air Force and then went on to work at Midway Airport in IL, Detroit and then finished his career in Madison. He was an excellent golfer and pilot aviator and immensely enjoyed being on the golf course and at the airport. He was actively doing both almost daily up until his death. Robert was a skilled shooter and he also enjoyed fishing and kayaking.
Robert is survived by his sons, John, Paul and Jenifer (Tietz), Steven, David and Montese (Breseman); his eight grandchildren, Caitlyn, Christina, Sebastian, Michael, Ava, Isaac, Isaiah, and Luke; and Godson, Robert (Bobby) Margala and Goddaughter, Maria Rengh. He was preceded in death by his wife, Theodora Patricia Margala; parents, Joseph and Mary (Pavlovic) Margala; brothers Joseph, John, and Anthony Margala; and sister, Margaret O’Keefe.
Visitation will be Tuesday, November 15th 10:30am -12:00pm and a Catholic Funeral Mass will be held at 12:00pm at St. Mary of the Lake Catholic Church, 5460 Mary Lake Rd Westport, WI with Father Jorge Miramontes officiating. Robert will be laid to rest in St. John the Baptist Catholic Cemetery in Waunakee WI.
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