Thursday, August 29, 2002

Obituary: Margo D. (Kanvik) Roberts - Class of 1967

MADISON - Margo D. Roberts, age 53, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Monday, Aug. 26, 2002. Margo was born in Madison on May 15, 1949, the daughter of Percy and Gretchen Kanvik. Margo married William L. Roberts in Middleton, in October 1991. She began her career at WMTV Channe15 and continued at WISC-TV Channel 3 until she retired following a stroke. Margo and Bill were enthusiasts of horse racing, including several annual trips to the Kentucky Derby. She loved traveling and Christmas with her family and many friends. She is survived by her sister, Kathy (David) Rosenow of Middleton; a niece, Daniellel (Kent) Lawson of Madison; a great-niece and great-nephew, Emily and Nicholas Lawson;and aunt and uncle, Elizabeth "Lib" and Arthur Schultheis of Madison; a brother-in-law, Tom Roberts- of Madison; and his daughters, Bonnie and Barbara. Margo; is also survived by a special cousin, Tad Kanvik and his family; and special friends Barb Swenson, Kathy Idsvoog, .and David and Suzy Sanks.Margo was preceded in death by her husband, , parents and several uncles and/ aunts. Funeral services will be held on Friday, August 30, 2002, at 2 p.m. at CRESS FUNERAL HOME, 3610 Speedway Road, Madison, A visitation will be held on Friday from 12,:30 p.m. until' the time of the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the charity of your choice.

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on August 29, 2001.

Note: Margo Kanvik Roberts' class year is based on information provide by Richard Sweet and Sidney Iwanter, members of the Class of 1967 Reunion Committee.

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