Age 68. Arnold Robin (“Rob”) Abent passed away on October 25, 2023 after a brief illness. He was born in Lansing on June 13, 1955 to Arnold and Margaret (Loomis) Abent, who preceded him in death.
He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Susan (Lamphere) Abent, son Jonathan Abent, daughter Claire (Chad Casper) Abent, sisters Mary Jill (Gerald) Phillips and Lisa (Charlie) Ham, brother Ross (Steven Border) Abent, brother-in-law James (Susan) Lamphere, and extended family.
Rob wanted to acknowledge the many wonderful people who have been his friends throughout the course of his life. To numerous to list, you know who you are. It has been a joyous ride; thank you all, and may you stay forever young.
A memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on November 11, 2023 at Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel, with visitation preceding at 2:00 p.m. Charitable donations may be made to Fenner Conservancy, 2020 E. Mt. Hope Ave., Lansing, MI 48910, or the charity of your choice.