Robert (Bob) Lavigne

Robert (Bob) Lavigne

Bob passed away on May 3, 2014 at the Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital. Bob was born on March 16, 1948 in Flin Flon, Manitoba.

Bob was an avid outdoorsman and started hunting and fishing at an early age. He also enjoyed being a Queen Scout. Bob was a pilot and as a member of the Trail Flying Club, “Always had eyes to the sky”. He was part of the West Kootenay Archers Club and people looked up to him for his ideas and advice. Bob was a steel fabricator by trade but still continued after his retirement.

Bob is survived by his wife Sheron, his mother Olive, his children; Robbie (Katrina), Michelle (Craig), his step-children; Richard Steer, Romae Belanger and Rhonda (Colin) Theobald, his brothers; Rick (Susan), Ron (Theresa), Pat (Lupe) and Marcel (Chris), his grandchildren; Nicholas, Samantha, Alyssa, Kristen, Samantha and Tyler as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Bob was predeceased by his father Lawrence and his nephew Jeremy.

A private family gathering will be held at a later date. Bill Clark of Alternatives Funeral and Cremation Services™ has been entrusted with arrangements.

As an expression of sympathy, donations in Bob’s name may be made to the BC Heart and Stroke Foundation at 4 – 1551 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna, BC, V1Y 9M9 or to the Canadian Diabetes Association at 1589 Sutherland Ave. Kelowna, BC, V1Y 5Y7.

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