In Memory

Henry Bernard

Henry Bernard

Date of Death:  May 26, 1999

Age:   58

Residence at time of death:  Key West, Florida

Occupation:  Owned Bernard Interiors in Highland Park, which he sold in 1997

Family:   Wife Karen; children Tracy and Brent

Henry's Life:   Joining the Navy soon after HPHS, Henry was assigned  to the guided missile frigate William V. Pratt.

A talented designer even as a teen, he won the shipboard competition to design the warship's insignia, featuring an eagle, anchor and circling missiles.

In civilian life his main hobbies were collecting British cars, which he displayed at car shows, and racing sailboats.  He won many races on the Great Lakes, including the Macinac and Tri-State.