Robert Holen, 85, of Montevideo, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2019, at Luther Haven.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Monday, Oct. 28, at Anderson-TeBeest Funeral Home in Montevideo with Pastor Matt Danielson officiating. Interment was at Terrace Lawn Memory Gardens.
Robert J. Holen was born in Montevideo, Dec. 19, 1933, to Anton and Margaret (Golden) Holen. He attended country school at District #2 until the 8th grade. Bob helped his dad on the farm at home as well as his neighbors' until he was around 18 years old before he began working various jobs. He worked for Mcgarrys doing bridge construction for a few years, and also did road construction work for Johnson & Fossum. Bob then worked back on the farm for a while before he began cleaning the floors at Red Owl and Coborn's which he did for over 20 years. He was a member of Our Saviour's Lutheran Church of Baxter and enjoyed spending time watching TV, especially NASCAR.
Bob is survived by his brother, Terry; nieces, Darcy (and fiancÚ Mike Peters), Lasley, and her children, Caleb and Ceara, and Dawn (and Richard) Androli, and their children, Dalton and Talia; step-nephews, Jeff (and Penni) Lalim, and their family, and John (and Amy) Lalim, and their family; step-niece, Jody (and Elliot) Hilden, and their family; as well as other extended family.
Preceding him in death were his parents; and sister-in-law, Irene Holen.
Anderson-TeBeest Funeral Home, of Montevideo, was in charge of the arrangements. (online guest book at