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Orin Steinhaus

Steinhaus, Orin Alfred CLU, CFP Passed away on his 84th birthday, Saturday, Feburary 2nd 2019. Orin will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 63 years, Constance Evans; and his children, Patrice and James (Michelle). Orin will also be remembered by his three grandchildren, Meredith (Chris) Ciesielski, Lyle (Arielle), and Suzanne; and his three great-grandchildren; as well as his brothers, Alfred and William (Jeanette); and his nieces, nephews and other extended family. Orin graduated from Riverside Brookfield High School, served in the US Navy Reserve, and attended the University of Illinois, where he met his wife Constance. He was a member of Phi Kappa Psi, and Constance was a member of Delta Delta Delta. A native of the Chicago area, he also lived in Fort Wayne, IN as well as Columbus, OH. In Columbus, he was founder and President of Steinhaus Financial Group. In Fort Wayne, he was President of Lincoln Financial Sales and later moved back to Chicago where he founded and was President of CMP Financial. Orin retired from Lincoln Financial Group in 2004. After retirement, he served on numerous boards, including being President of Dunham Woods Riding Club in Wayne, IL, where he and his wife have owned a home for many years. A natural competitor and athlete, Orin was never afraid to take on new sports or activities. He learned to ride horses in his 50s, owning several horses in his life and riding with the Wayne-DuPage Hunt. He took up skeet shooting in his retirement and was a member of White Gate Skeet Club. He will be remembered by his family and friends for his incredible generosity. He had an amazing memory, and loved to play games and cards with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is an example of what determination and hard work will bring in life and will be missed beyond measure. Memorial donations in memory of Orin can be made to Salvation Army, and The Anti-Cruelty Society.
Published in Chicago Sun-Times on Feb. 6, 2019
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