Robert Landwehr, 71, died peacefully on October 21, 2022 in Middletown, CT. He was born on July 21, 1951 to Eleanor and Carl Landwehr.
Robert graduated from Joel Barlow High School where he played basketball for the Falcons. He worked for Danbury Auto Spring & Welding for many years, the Redding Transfer & Recycling center, and then the Middlesex YMCA until he retired. He was an associate member of the West Redding Volunteer Fire Department and enjoyed helping out at the game dinners and steak & chicken dinners. He also loved working on the #32 car of Art Davis who was the 1980 point champion at the Danbury Racearena. He was an avid NASCAR and DIRT motorsports fan always supporting his favorite drivers whether at the track or watching from home. He followed the dirt modifieds of Will Cagle and Frankie Schneider as well as asphalt mod legend Richie Evans. He was a fan of the New York Yankees and New York Giants, as well as the UCONN basketball teams.
Robert is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law Laura and Christopher Anziano of Cleveland, TN and Christina and Greg Berk of Bethel, CT; grandchildren Katelyn and Jonathan Anziano, Adrianna and Jessica Berk; brothers Alfred Landwehr of West Redding, CT, Fred Landwehr and his wife Claudia of Brookfield, CT, and Ted Landwehr and his wife Sue Ellen of Bethel, CT; and nephews, TJ Landwehr and his family, Erick Landwehr and his family; and niece Karen Glowicki and her family; his Aunt Brenda Baker and several cousins. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brother Michael Landwehr.
A Celebration of Life is planned for Saturday, November 26th at 1:00pm at the fellowship hall of St. Patrick’s Church in Redding, Connecticut. Donations in Bob’s memory should be sent to West Redding Fire Department, 306 Umpawaug Road, Redding, CT 06896 or given online to the Middlesex YMCA www.midymca.org/giving.