Dennis Robert “Bob” Lauffenburger passed away peacefully on Sunday, September 24, 2023, at the age of 77. Bob was born and raised in Warren, Pa., to the late Robert and Mary Zarnick Lauffenburger.

He was a Veteran of the United States Navy and traveled to many countries, including Vietnam. Bob owned and operated machine shops for over 40 years. He enjoyed watching his grandsons ride dirt bikes, playing basketball and especially driving the skid steer.

Bob was preceded in death by his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Harold and Virginia (Clark) Ginegaw; and brothers-in-law, Clem Ginegaw and Pete Consol.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Ginny Lauffenburger; sons, Lance Lauffenburger (Kristi), and Luke Lauffenburger; grandsons, Brady and Parks Lauffenburger; brother, Ken Lauffenburger (Jan); sister, Annette Stanton (Brad); and many nieces and nephews.

The family would like to express a special thank you to Gentiva Hospice for their support throughout this difficult journey, and to Gordon Hospice House. For those who wish, memorial contributions in Bob’s memory may be made to Gentiva Hospice, 1308 Davie Avenue, Statesville, NC 28677 (, or to Hospice & Palliative Care of Iredell County, 2347 Simonton Road, Statesville, NC 28625 (

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Nicholson Funeral Home has the honor of serving the family.