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My most sincere condolences to the entire Steinhauer family. I met Bernie, Joan Bernie Jr Denise and Arnold when I lived in Connecticut in 1965-1967. So many great memories of spending many Saturday afternoons and evenings with the Steinhauer family. One of my favorite memories was playing the old card game Milles Borne with Bernie and Joan. A really great couple and beautiful family. I am so very sorry for your loss.


Posted by: Annette Iverson Moore - Grayslake, IL - friend   Apr 26, 2017

My deepest condolences.
I will forever remember Bernie's professionalism, outstanding personality, good nature and thoughtful acts of kindness to others.
We were submarine shipmates 1963 thru 65.


Posted by: Jim McCleer - New London, CT - Served in the Military together   Dec 31, 2016

So very sorry for your loss 2016 was a tramatic year. My prayers for your family. Karen Becknell


Posted by: Mrs P. T Becknell - TN - Family Friend   Dec 29, 2016

I also served on the USS Abraham Lincoln SSBN 602 with Bernie while stationed in Groton CT though the 60's. I was a young Sailor reporting to my first Nuclear Power Submarine and Bernie was my M Div Chief (LPO). He taught me everything I knew about operating a submarine, and became a father image to many of us young men working under him. During inport (off crew) times her and Joan would have Division get togethers so that we would all become "FAMILY". He was a great man and will be missed by so many. "Sailor Rest Your Oars"


Posted by: Jay Andress - MOORESVILLE, NC - Served in the Military together   Dec 29, 2016

I served on the USS Abraham Lincoln SSBN 602 with Bernie while stationed in Groton CT. Bernies wife Joan and my wife Barb became great friends and of course Bernie and I became great friends too. I will always remember when I was Diving Officer(in control of depth and steering) on watch and Bernie was back in maneuvering standing his nuke watch. We were in the North Sea and I was having trouble maintaining depth control and we brooched. The

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Posted by: Robert (Bob) Hulet - Silverdale, WA - Served in the Military together   Dec 27, 2016

I always recall Bernard mentioning how he had a role in the movie "Run Silent, Run Deep" that starred Clark Gable and Burt Lancaster. When we would talk about that movie and his "acting days'", I would always tell him he should have won an Oscar for best supporting actor! We would both get a laugh out of that. Rest in peace...


Posted by: Tom & Deb Horvath - Bridgewater, NJ - Acquaintance   Dec 23, 2016

We will miss you uncle Bernard.


Posted by: Terri Rogers - Carencro, LA - Family   Dec 17, 2016

We wish him smooth sailing.


Posted by: Ken Kauffman - Mendota Heights,, MN - Served in the Military together   Dec 17, 2016

Bern ard always had a beautiful smile and a twinkle in his eyes, your family is in my thoughts. Cherish the memories..


Posted by: Sheila LaRock - CLEVER, MO - Friend   Dec 16, 2016