Miguel A. Robles

February 28, 1944 - July 13, 2016

02/28/1944 - 07/13/2016

Miguel A, Robles, 72, passed away after a chronic illness Wednesday, July 13, 2016. Born in Puerto Rico to the late Otilio and Margarita Robles, Mike had been a long time resident of Manhattan, Kansas until his recent move to Yorktown, Virginia to be closer to his son’s family.
Mike had worked as a custodian for Kansas State University Vanier Complex. He was a long time member of the Unification Church founded by Rev. Moon who blessed him in marriage to his loving wife at Madison Square Garden in 1982. Mike also was part of the Ambassadors of Peace, Family Federation for World Peace and Unification, and initiated Home Church Ministry of Manhattan, KS.
His memory is left to be cherished by his wife of 34 years, Mary Helen (Mertz) Robles; son, Milen R. Robles and his wife Yiyoung Choi; three grandchildren; Jin A., Lynn R., and Eren S.; and sister; Margie Robles of Brooklyn New York; and daughter Aviva Dwyer and husband, John, and their children Carra and Grace.
A closure ceremony was held 2 pm Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Denbigh Chapel, Newport News, Va.

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Pat Embers
7 years ago

Mary Helen and family,
Our condolences for the loss of Miguel so suddenly. I know this is a huge adjustment for you having just moved. Please know that I am thinking of you, and I know that you have the stamina to carry on. But also know that I feel for your loss and send you prayers of sympathy and warmth. Love from Ken and me.

Amy Payne
7 years ago

Mary Helen, Hugs to you as navigate this time of grief. You have done an amazing job of balancing his needs and still working all of these years. So glad you’re with family!

Carina Broxterman
7 years ago

Dear Mary Helen, I am so sorry for the loss of your husband. Hoping good memories will bring you comfort during this difficult time.

Randi Dale
7 years ago

Dear Mary Helen Robles: The e-mail that was listed in the Manhattan Mercury for me did not work I would like address sent. I am not good at e-mail. Please tell the funeral home about the problem. Rev. Jim Spencer, MLK committee and I , Randi Dale are sorry about the loss of your husband and father. I just lost my only brother age 75 from cancer. It is a difficult time. Our prayer are with you and your family . We want to thank you for all you did to support equal rights. from Randi Dale and MLK Committee.