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Lieut Robert C. Steinhaus

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Lieut Robert C. Steinhaus

Birth
Death
6 Aug 1944 (aged 22)
Burial
Sheboygan, Sheboygan County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID
120842493 View Source

Sheboygan Press, Monday, August 9, 1948, Sheboygan, WI- Lt Robert C. Steinhaus
Funeral services for Lt, Robert
C, Steinhaus, who died of injuries
received in action on April 6, 1944,
were held at the Ramm Funeral
home at 2 p, m, Saturday.
Rev. H. -H, Wegner officiated,
with burial in Wildwood cemetery.
Mrs, Alic Manzke, accompanied
by H, J. Engelhardt, sang, "Jesus,
Savior Pilot Me," and "I Know of
a Sleep in Jesus Name".
Pallbearers were William Schroeter,
Carl Benninghaus, Gerald Siefert,
Eugene Simon, Arnold Zube,
and 'Warren Luebner.
Among the floral tribute* were
those from Wolf-Olson Post V, F.
W. 1230, Musicians Local No. 95,
National Box and Specialty Co,,
and Gold Star Mothers' chapter.
Those from out of town who attended
the services were Mr, and
Mrs. Charles Bunke, Mr, and Mrs,
Fredrick Bunke and family, and
Mr, and Mrs, Burton Bunke and
Carolton Bunke, all of Milwaukee?
V. F, W. Post No. 1230 conducted
military rites at the funeral
home and at the grave under the
command of H. A, Sprenger, Color
guards were Ralph Head, Ernie
Kohl, Joe Mayer, and John Daugird,
Members of the firing squad
were H, Zube, Ed. Mahnke, Robertwere H, Zube, Ed. Mahnke, Robert
Pladsen, Hy, Weigand, A. M. Konrad,
and Henry Honold, Buglers
were Robert Gandre, and Kenneth
Otte.
Robert C. Steinhaus was born on August 20 in 1921. He attended
Franklin school and later Central
High school and was graduated In
1939, He wa« a member of Bethlehem
Lutheran church and was
confirmed In 1935,
He entered the air corps on
July 16, 1942, and was subject to
call, On Jan. 19, 194S, he was
called Into service and sent to San
Antonio, Tex,, to the aviation cadet
center, Later he received his various
phases of training at Coleman,
Tex., and Waco, Tex., graduating
from the latter achftol as
2nd lieutenant on November 8,
1943,
He received a short leave at
that time and then reported back
to Del Rio, Tex,, and later Barksdale
Field, La, In „April of 1944
he was transferred overseas to
England as pilot of a B-26 Marauder.
On August 6th, 1944, he
died as a result of injuries received
in action.
He was very interested in music,
playing with various musical
organizations while attending
Central High school. After his
graduation he was a trumpet
player in various bands and traveled
throughout the country, He
was with Tommy Wendell's orchestra,
in Texas for a time and
then with Johnny Randolph's orchestra
of Louisiana,
Survivors are his parents, his
paternal grandfather, Herman
Steinhaus. A sister passed away
14 'years ago.
Mrs. Anna Nieman Suggested edit: In body of info should read died August 6, 1944 not April 6, 1944.

Also is you wish to add was a pilot with the 323rd BG 454th BS
Contributor: Roy Bozych Historian 323rd BG (50760069)

Sheboygan Press, Monday, August 9, 1948, Sheboygan, WI- Lt Robert C. Steinhaus
Funeral services for Lt, Robert
C, Steinhaus, who died of injuries
received in action on April 6, 1944,
were held at the Ramm Funeral
home at 2 p, m, Saturday.
Rev. H. -H, Wegner officiated,
with burial in Wildwood cemetery.
Mrs, Alic Manzke, accompanied
by H, J. Engelhardt, sang, "Jesus,
Savior Pilot Me," and "I Know of
a Sleep in Jesus Name".
Pallbearers were William Schroeter,
Carl Benninghaus, Gerald Siefert,
Eugene Simon, Arnold Zube,
and 'Warren Luebner.
Among the floral tribute* were
those from Wolf-Olson Post V, F.
W. 1230, Musicians Local No. 95,
National Box and Specialty Co,,
and Gold Star Mothers' chapter.
Those from out of town who attended
the services were Mr, and
Mrs. Charles Bunke, Mr, and Mrs,
Fredrick Bunke and family, and
Mr, and Mrs, Burton Bunke and
Carolton Bunke, all of Milwaukee?
V. F, W. Post No. 1230 conducted
military rites at the funeral
home and at the grave under the
command of H. A, Sprenger, Color
guards were Ralph Head, Ernie
Kohl, Joe Mayer, and John Daugird,
Members of the firing squad
were H, Zube, Ed. Mahnke, Robertwere H, Zube, Ed. Mahnke, Robert
Pladsen, Hy, Weigand, A. M. Konrad,
and Henry Honold, Buglers
were Robert Gandre, and Kenneth
Otte.
Robert C. Steinhaus was born on August 20 in 1921. He attended
Franklin school and later Central
High school and was graduated In
1939, He wa« a member of Bethlehem
Lutheran church and was
confirmed In 1935,
He entered the air corps on
July 16, 1942, and was subject to
call, On Jan. 19, 194S, he was
called Into service and sent to San
Antonio, Tex,, to the aviation cadet
center, Later he received his various
phases of training at Coleman,
Tex., and Waco, Tex., graduating
from the latter achftol as
2nd lieutenant on November 8,
1943,
He received a short leave at
that time and then reported back
to Del Rio, Tex,, and later Barksdale
Field, La, In „April of 1944
he was transferred overseas to
England as pilot of a B-26 Marauder.
On August 6th, 1944, he
died as a result of injuries received
in action.
He was very interested in music,
playing with various musical
organizations while attending
Central High school. After his
graduation he was a trumpet
player in various bands and traveled
throughout the country, He
was with Tommy Wendell's orchestra,
in Texas for a time and
then with Johnny Randolph's orchestra
of Louisiana,
Survivors are his parents, his
paternal grandfather, Herman
Steinhaus. A sister passed away
14 'years ago.
Mrs. Anna Nieman Suggested edit: In body of info should read died August 6, 1944 not April 6, 1944.

Also is you wish to add was a pilot with the 323rd BG 454th BS
Contributor: Roy Bozych Historian 323rd BG (50760069)


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