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Paul Edward Bernhardt dies at age 62

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Paul Edward Bernhardt, age 62 of Chesterton, Ind., passed away Saturday, June 8, 2013.

He was born March 26, 1951, in Chicago, Ill., to Edward and Marie (Lombardo) Bernhardt.

He is survived by his wife, Dawn L. (Norton) Bernhardt of Chesterton, Ind.; mother, Marie Bernhardt of Murphysboro, Ill.; sons, Brent and Chase Bernhardt of Porter, Ind.; brothers, Gary (Ruth) Bernhardt of Murphysboro, Ill., and Randal (Paula) Bernhardt of St. Peters, Mo.; and sister, Susan (Larry) Patience of Fenton, Mo.

He was preceded in death by his father.

Paul was Vice -president of Global Sourcing for Tempel Steel. He had worked in the steel industry for over 40 years before retiring in January of this year. Paul was a member of many professional organizations in the steel industry. He was also a member of Lake Michigan Yacht Club and Sand Creek Country Club, where he was Divisional golf club champion in 2008.

A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.

Memorial Donations may be made to Maureen Norton Research Lab at Emory University, 1365 Clifton Road NE, Atlanta, GA, 30322.

Arrangements are under the direction of Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, Chesterton, Ind.

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Posted 6/11/2013