Robert A. Steinle, 86, of New Haven passed away peacefully on March 15, 2017 at home. Born on January 2, 1931 in New Haven to the late Alfred and Frieda Kaiser Steinle. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years Gertrud (Daiber) Steinle. Father of Raymond (Heidi) Steinle, Edward (Maryjane) Steinle, Albert (Sue) Steinle, Heidi Sharron and Diane (Tim) Steinle. Grandfather to Brian Sharron, Jason Steinle, Melissa Sharron, Kyle Steinle, Nicole Sharron, Gunnar Steinle and Ivan Steinle. Brother of Elsa Bower. Also survived by several cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends. He was predeceased by his cherished son, Butch. He was retired from Otis Elevator enjoyed traveling by car throughout the U.S., photography, camping, model trains, motorcycling, reading, NASCAR, UCONN basketball, New England Patriots and many other hobbies. He was a member of Harugari German Club, Arbeiter Maenner Chor, Hiram Lodge #1, O.E.S. and H.O.G. Above all, being with his family gave him the biggest pride and joy.

The visiting hours will be Sunday from 2 to 5pm at the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue. Family and friends are invited to go directly to the Office at All Saints Cemetery, 700 Middletown Avenue North Haven, Monday morning at 10:45 to follow the procession to the graveside for an 11:00 service.