Robert S. Lavine
July 20, 1957 — Oct. 16, 2017

Robert Lavine (Bobby, Bob, Smilin’ Bob) passed away unexpectedly on October 16, 2017, at the age of 60 years. Bob was born in Waukesha on July 20, 1957, the son of James and Mary (nee Stewart) Lavine. He was a longtime member of St. Luke’s Lutheran Church in Waukesha and was a member and an officer of the Hartford HOG Chapter.

Bob is survived by his loving wife, Judith (nee Knee), of 36 years, and by his devoted children Tracy (Ryan) Tiegs and David Lavine. He is also survived by his adoring grandsons Crosby and Grady Tiegs and by his dear mother, Mary Lavine. His father, James Lavine, preceded him in death. Bob is further survived by siblings James Lavine, Claire Sayles, Mark (Traci) Lavine and Bruce Lavine; father-in-law, Clinton (Geraldine) Knee; sisters- in-law Debra and Linda Knee; and by other relatives and many dear friends.

Visitation will be held on Friday, October 20, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 300 Carroll St., Waukesha, with a funeral service at 7 p.m. Burial will take place at Highland Memorial Park, 14875 W. Greenfield Ave., on Saturday, October 21, at 10 a.m.

Church and Chapel Funeral Home in Waukesha is assisting the family with arrangements. For additional information or directions, call 262 8270659 or visit To receive this obit or directions, text 1758889 to 414301-6422.