Karl William Stier, Sr., a longtime employee with the Port of New Orleans, passed away on Friday, February 7, 2020. He was 83. He is survived by his wife, Delilah Stier; his children, Karen Pitts (James), Karl Stier Jr., and Kurt Stier along with three grandchildren, Jamie Ivy, Karl Ivy (Savannah) and Kevin Pitts (Amanda). He is also survived by several great-grandchildren, his niece Monica and many great nieces and nephews. Karl was predeceased by their son, Christopher Stier and his parents, Charles Stier and Edna Stier. Karl was born in New Orleans, a resident of Mandeville, and being proud of his German heritage, was a member of Deutsches Haus.
Relatives, friends of the family and employees of the Port of New Orleans are invited to attend the visitation on Wednesday, February 12, 2020 beginning at 10:00 am followed by the funeral service at 11:00 am at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Drive in Metairie 70001. Interment will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery.