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Robert Daniel Michalak Sr.

December 16, 1928 ~ November 19, 2023 (age 94) 94 Years Old

Robert Michalak Sr. Obituary

Robert Daniel Michalak Sr., 94, of Toledo, and formerly of Jeanette Ave., passed away on Sunday, November 19, 2023 at home surrounded by his loving family.  He was born on December 16, 1928 in Toledo, OH to Walter J. and Stella (Grzelak) Michalak.  Robert attended Woodward High School before beginning his career as a letter carrier for the Toledo US Postal Service Central Station, where he retired after 29 years on December 29, 1989.  He was a 63 year member of the National Association of Letter Carriers Union, as well as a 35 year representative for the NALC Health Benefit, and a member of NARFE.  Robert was a life-long parishioner of St. Adalbert Catholic Church and a member of the Holy Name Society.  He was an avid sports fan and loved rooting for his teams, The Ohio State Buckeye’s, Detroit Lions, and the Detroit Tigers.  Robert was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and friend; he will be dearly missed.

Robert is survived by his wife of 56 years, Patricia (Shaffer) Michalak; son, Robert (Angie) Michalak Jr.; daughters, Michelle (Dominic) Scarvelli, and Julie (Daniel) Del Gratta; grandchildren, Meagan Michalak, Alesia Michalak, Annessa Michalak, Danny Del Gratta, Cameron Del Gratta, and Jacob Michalak; sister, Violet Harrison; brother, Clarence (Marilyn) Michalak; and many nieces and nephews.  He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Gertrude Settles, and Bette Jagodzinski; and brother-in-law, Wayne Harrison.

Visitation will be Tuesday, November 21 from 3-8 p.m. at Sujkowski Funeral Home Northpointe, 114 E. Alexis Rd.  with a Rosary at 7.  Funeral Services will begin Wednesday at 9:15 a.m. in the funeral home and continue with the Funeral Mass in Sts. Adalbert and Hedwig Catholic Church at 10 a.m.  Interment will follow in Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be given to Sts. Adalbert and Hedwig Church or Ohio Living Home Health and Hospice.  Condolences may be shared at

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November 21, 2023

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sujkowski Funeral Home - Northpointe
114-128 East Alexis Rd.
Toledo, OH 43612

Recitation of the Rosary
November 21, 2023

7:00 PM
Sujkowski Funeral Home - Northpointe
114-128 East Alexis Rd.
Toledo, OH 43612

Funeral Mass
November 22, 2023

10:00 AM
Saints Adalbert and Hedwig Catholic Church
3233 Lagrange Street
Toledo, OH 43608


Sts. Adalbert & Hedwig Catholic Church
3233 Lagrange Street, Toledo OH 43608
Tel: 1-419-241-4179

Ohio Living Home Health & Hospice
1730 S. Reynolds Rd., Toledo OH 43614
Tel: 1-419-865-1499


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