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Robert Madaras

November 4, 1940 June 10, 2019
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Robert Madaras, 78, of La Porte, passed away peacefully Monday, June 10, 2019 in his home.

He was born November 4, 1940, in South Bend, Indiana, to Stephen and Evelyn (Grotzel) Madaras.

Robert honorably served his country in the United States Marine Corps. from 1961 to 1965 and served a tour in Vietnam. He than went on to the reserves for one year and 22 days. He enjoyed watching Sunday NASCAR racing and was an avid motorcycle enthusiast and Colts fan.

On June 9, 1963, in La Porte, Indiana, he married Nancy Ann (Lant) Madaras, who preceded him in death July 17, 2017.

Also preceding him in death were his parents; daughter, Tammy Miller, sister, Norma Rock; brother, Donnie Madaras; granddaughter, Shammy Miller; son-in-law, Randy Schoof; and grandson, Dalton Butts.

Surviving are three daughters, Debbie (Beth Hasko) Madaras, Sherri Schoof and Lorri (Rodney Kleine) Madaras; brother and sisters, Stephen Madaras, Beverly Dunlap and Carol Wagner; nine grandchildren, Robin (Chuck) Perkins, James Childress III, Crystal Burns, Robert and Randall Madaras, Cody and Dylan Fredenburg, Nicole Schoof and Shyanne Miller; nineteen great grandchildren, Candice, Danzick, CJ, Ryder, Garrett, Shampain, Breanna, Devon, Skyler, Makinzie, Jasmine, Kindrick, Brandon, Jordan, Kayden, Aiden, Dominick, Aubrey and Rahley; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service celebrating his life will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Springville Community Church, 5244 N. St. Rd. 39, La Porte, IN 46350 with Pastor Kurt Feneley officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of service at the church. Flowers are accepted at the church. Lakeview Funeral Home & Crematory, 247 W. Johnson Rd., La Porte, (219) 362-3100 is caring for the arrangements.

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