Robert L. Holstein Obituary

March 17, 2023 –

Robert L. Holstein
November 13, 1972 – March 15, 2023

Robert Louis Holstein, 50, of Topeka, passed away Wednesday, March 15, 2023. His legacy will carry on through his courteous donation to Midwest Transplant as an organ and tissue donor.

He was born November 13, 1972, on Andrews Air Force Base in Camp Springs, Maryland, the son of James Thomas and Wilma (Tuckwin) Holstein, Sr. He graduated from Leary School.

Through the years, Robert worked in construction, as a local produce driver, and in a hardware store.

He was a member of the Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribe.

Robert enjoyed fishing, but also had multiple fish tanks at home that he cared for. He was a lifelong dog lover, especially pit bulls. You would often find Robert in the kitchen creating new concoctions to feed his family, but also had a passion for Chinese and Mexican food. When he was younger, Robert would tinker on cars and learned the history of different cars. He was a caretaker for his father and took good care of him in the home.

Robert is survived by his father, James Thomas Holstein, Sr.; two sisters, Donna Holstein and Millie Holstein; Nephew, Paul Holstein; great nieces, Gabriella Holstein and Izabella Holstein; one great nephew, Dominic Holstein and many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. He was preceded in death by his mother, Wilma J. Holstein and brother, James Thomas Holstein, Jr.

(Courtesy of Penwell-Gable Cremations, Funerals & Receptions)