Robert Kirste

Robert Landon Kirste
Robert Kirste Passed away on July 16, 2013 at the age of 84, after a brief illness. He was the loving husband of Ilse Kirste for 57 years. Bob was born in Los Angeles in 1928. He lived in Southern California all his life, residing in San Pedro since 1985. Bob attended Franklin High School in Highland Park, UCLA and Southwestern Law School. He became an attorney in 1963 and practiced law for 50 years, up until his passing. He was a wonderful man and will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Bob is survived by his beloved wife, Ilse; his four children and their spouses - George and Shannon, Lynne and Gail, Richard and Judie, and Paul and Leah; grandchildren Allison and Kevin; sister Lorraine of Cocoa Beach, FL; brother Kenneth and sister-in-law Linda of Sunnyvale, CA; brother-in-law and sister-in-law Bruce and Nancy Marhenke of Alamo, CA; and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Please sign the guestbook or request information about an upcoming celebration of Bob's life at


Funeral Home

McNerney's Mortuary - San Pedro
570 W 5th St. San Pedro, CA 90731

Published in Daily Breeze on July 21, 2013