2016-11-02 / Obituaries

BERTHAM RALPH STIER

BERTRAM RALPH STIER, 96, of

Lapeer, died Wednesday October 19,

2016.

He was born September 20, 1920, in Lapeer, to parents Louis “Lewie” and Clara (Hunt) Stier.

Mr. Stier proudly served his country in the United States Army, stationed in England and France. “Bert” married Elsie R. Stenzel on December 25, 1941 in Lapeer. He retired from General Motors after working many years at the Fisher Body plant. Bert was a long-term member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Lapeer.

He is survived by son, Rick (Pat) Stier of Imlay City; grandchildren, Joseph Stier, Aaron (Cayenne) Stier; eight great-grandchildren; as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.

Mr. Stier was preceded in death by his wife, Elsie Stier (in 2004); brother, Louis Stier; sister, Margaret Bently; as well as his parents.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, Lapeer.

Bert’s visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Thursday November 3, 2016 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home, Lapeer. His funeral will be 11 a.m. Friday November 4, 2016 at St. Paul Lutheran Church, officiated by Pastor Marv Ramthun and Pastor Andrew Johnson. Burial will immediately follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery, with military honors under the auspices of the American Legion Post #16 Honor Guard.

Muir Brothers Funeral Home – Lapeer

Our family serving yours for Generations www.MuirBrothersLapeer.com

810-664-8111

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