Robert J. Malnati
Of St. Paul, formerly Duluth
Passed away peacefully on February 10, 2020, surrounded by his loved ones.
Survived by wife of 63 years, Cay;
children, Jim (Effie), Paul (Huong), Carol (Dwight), Barb (Craig);
grandchildren, Nina, Ryan, Ava, Erica, Reid, Alaina, Calli, Dane, Haidang, Katie, Tony;
great-grandchildren, Casen, Leo, Siena; siblings, Joyce, Don and Judee.
Bob’s life centered on his family.
Together, they enjoyed cabin life, fireworks, rock climbing, golf and bowling.
An engineer at his core, he was a creator, builder and inventor.
Over his fulfilling career at Sperry/Unisys, he obtained prestigious accomplishments,
including being part of the Gemini, Saturn 5, Apollo 5, and 8 space missions,
as well as leader of the Apollo 11 lunar landing communication systems.
Bob was pivotal in winning NASA contracts which brought significant jobs and technology to the Twin Cities area.
A celebration of his life will be at 4PM on Monday,
February 17, 2020 at BRADSHAW, 4600 Greenhaven drive, White Bear with a Visitation
beginning at 3PM. Memorials preferred to the Alzheimer's Association alz.org
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