Earl John Oestriecher, Jr. passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2018 in Metairie, LA at the age of 84. He was born on July 24, 1934 to the late Earl John Oestriecher, Sr. and Hazel Voss Oestriecher. Earl was married to his beloved wife, Colleen Elvin Chapoton Oestriecher for 59 years and together, had four children: Cherie Oestriecher, Earl Oestreicher, III (Mary), Keith Oestriecher (Kathy) and Tracy McCready (Stephen). He will be especially missed by his grandchildren: Sarah, Joshua, Keith Jr., Kyle, Ryan, Kaysie, Kelsie and Austin and great-grandchildren, Presley Rae and Rockie. He was the brother of Anthony Oestriecher (Linda, deceased), Carol Oestriecher, Gary Oestriecher and the late Carl (Carol) Oestriecher and the late Raymond (Betty) Oestriecher. Earl was an insurance agent and the top salesman for 20 years with United Insurance. He was bestowed with numerous awards and trips as a result. He was also a member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church and the DD Club. However, Earl was especially proud of being a grandfather. He would travel to different parks in the course of an evening just so he could watch all of his grandchildren’s sporting activites. His absence will be noticeable at the parks, not only by his grandchildren, but by the spectators as well.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the Funeral Service on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 at 1:00 pm at Garden of Memories Funeral Home, 4900 Airline Drive in Metairie. The visitation will begin at 11:00 am. Interment will be in Garden of Memories Cemetery.
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