6/6/1932 ~ 12/1/2020
A loving husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and friend went to his eternal home on Tuesday December 1, 2020. He was 88 years old. Irwin proudly served his country in the U.S. Army in Korea for two years. Irwin enjoyed spending time with his family especially the grandchildren. He was a New Orleans policeman, then went on to work at the New Orleans Public Belt Railroad. He ended his railroad career when he retired from Amtrak in 1995. He leaves behind to cherish his memories his loving wife of 64 years, Doris Steudlein; daughter, Rae Ann Martino and husband Tim; two sons, Mark Ernest Steudlein, Sr. and wife Denise Bulot; Irwin Steudlein, Jr. and wife Denise Pierce; nine grandchildren: Mark Steudlein Jr. (Jennifer), Jessica Fuller (Colt), Steven Steudlein (Melanie), Rachel Villneurve (Corey), Joshua Martino (Bailey), Joshel Steudlein, Irwin “Trae” Steudlein III, Victoria Martino, Adam Steudlein; seven great grandchildren: Baileigh, Tripp, Paisley, Jackson, Nora, Denton and Cayden. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him. Visitation will be held at Seale Funeral Home, on Monday December 7, 2020, from 9am until 10:30am, with funeral mass at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church at 11am. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest Edward “Yike” and Rena Steudlein.