Michael Joseph Goggin, 74, of Oak Park and River Forest, died on March 31, 2022. Born on Nov. 12, 1947, he was a proud Fenwick Friar and Wisconsin Badger. An adjunct professor at Loyola University School of Law, he was a celebrated prosecutor, representing the people of Illinois and Cook County. He was the definition of honor, legal talent and true friendship.  

Michael was the husband of Nancy (nee Hanson) Kolovitz; the father of Sara Goggin Young, Michael (Kristen) Goggin, Patrick (Bridget) Goggin, Maureen (Timothy) Funke, Kelly (Jason) Widuch, Brie (Charlie) Cibula and John McConachie; the grandfather of Taylor, Ryan, Daniel, Luke, Olivia, Liam, Aea, Shae, Viviene, Waylon, Finn, William, Colette, Wes and Patrick; son of the late John and Helen Goggin; brother of Jack (Sandy), Terrence (Gail), Brian, Kevin (Dee Dee), Trudi (Sue Kaszynski) Goggin and the late Daniel; friend of Kathy Panek; and uncle of many. 

A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, April 6, at St. Giles Church, 1045 Columbian Ave., Oak Park, followed by private interment. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials to Misericordia (www.misericordia.com) would be appreciated. 

Arrangements were handled by Conboy-Westchester Funeral Home.

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