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Bernard Harold "Bernie" Stiever
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Birth: Jul. 17, 1927
Olmsted County
Minnesota, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 1997
Winona County
Minnesota, USA


MN birth certificate 1927-20517
MN death certificate 1997-MN-009004
Mother's maiden name: RETTERATH

Married on October 25, 1947

Obituary text:

Bernard H. Stiever

July 17, 1927 - March 26, 1997

  Bernard H. Stiever, 69, of 879
E. Wabasha St. died Wednesday,
March 26, 1997, at Community
Memorial Hospital.

  He was born
July. 17, 1927, in
Rochester to
Christian J. and
Lucina B.
(R e t t e r a t h)

  He married
Mary C. Mack on
Oct. 25, 1947, in

  Bernard was an employee of
the U.S. Postal Service for 30
years, retiring in 1988.

  He was a member of Cathedral
of the Sacred Heart, American
Legion Leon J. Wetzel Post 9,
Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie
1243 and Knights of Columbus
Fourth Degree Bishop Francis M.
Kelly Assembly. An important
part of Bernie's life was devoted
to the Knights of Columbus in all
phases of the organization.

  He served in the U.S. Navy
during World War II.

  He was a beloved husband,
father and grandfather of Mary,
his wife; one daughter, Barbara
Stiever of Winona; three sons,
Paul (Connie) Stiever of Cottage
Grove, Mark Stiever of Winona
and Bill (Tammy) Stiever of
Winona; two grandsons, Jerrid
(Kristen) Stiever and Scott
Stiever; one granddaughter.
Jolene; and one great-grandson,
Michael -Damian. He is also
survived by one brother, Arthur
(Noreen) Stiever of Winona, and
one sister, Catherine (John)
Kertzman of Milwaukee.

  He was preceded in death by
his parents; one son, Michael;
and one brother, Walter.

  A Mass of Christian Burial will
be held on Tuesday, April 1, at 10
a.m. at Cathedral of the Sacred
Heart, with preliminary services
at 9:30 a.m. at Watkowski Funeral
Home. The Rev. John M. Sauer
will officiate. Burial will be in St.
Mary's Cemetery.

  Friends may call Monday from
2-4 p.m. and from 7-9 p.m. at the
funeral home. The Knights of
Columbus will meet in body for
the Christian Wake Service at
7:30 p.m. The Knights of
Columbus Bishop M. Kelly
Assembly will serve as honour
guard at the church.

  The American Legion will
conduct military rites at the

  Pallbearers will be nephews.

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Family Links:
  Constance Joy Stenzel Stiever

  Arthur Joseph Stiever
  Walter Frederick Stiever
Family links: 
  Christian Joseph Stiever (1899 - 1989)
  Lucina Barbara Retterath Stiever (1899 - 1973)
  Mary Colleen Mack Stiever (1925 - 2008)
  Barbara Laurine Stiever (1948 - 2015)*
  Michael Walter Stiever (1950 - 1989)*
  Arthur Joseph Stiever (1924 - 2001)*
  Walter Frederick Stiever (1925 - 1945)*
  Bernard Harold Stiever (1927 - 1997)
*Calculated relationship
Saint Marys Cemetery
Winona County
Minnesota, USA
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Record added: Oct 06, 2009
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Bernard Harold Bernie Stiever
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