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Obituary Capt. Andrew Holton Stegen (87) - Crescent River Port Pilots


by Marine-Pilots.com - published on 25 October 2020 162 -

Capt. Andrew Holton Stegen

October 24, 1932 ~ October 22, 2020 (age 87).
Member of Crescent River Port Pilots’ Association, serving as a river pilot for 34 years.


Captain Andrew Holton Stegen, 87, a native of Baton Rouge and longtime Metairie resident, was surrounded by friends and family when he entered heaven’s gates from his Mandeville residence on Thursday, October 22, 2020.

Andrew served in the US Merchant Marine, earning the license of Master Mariner, and was honorably discharged as Navy Reserve Officer. Following his seagoing career, he joined the Crescent River Port Pilots’ Association, serving as a river pilot for 34 years.

His grandchildren were his greatest treasure. Whether it was birthday parties, football games, swim meets, soccer games, drum performances, 4th of July celebrations, or graduations, Andrew cherished spending time with his friends and family the most. Andrew was born on October 24, 1932 in New Orleans, LA. He is preceded in death by his wife of 58 years, Laura Whittington Stegen; his brother, John Stegen of Pineville; his sister, Johann Petty of Atlanta, GA. He is survived by his sister Inga Burkett of Memphis, TN; his daughter, Loretta Nesbitt and husband Greg of Dripping Springs, TX; his son, Eric Stegen and wife Bonnie of Mandeville; grandchildren Lauren Nesbitt D’Brass, Natalie Nesbitt, Andrew “Drew” Nesbitt, Matthew Stegen, and Lillian Stegen.

Visitation will be held at Resthaven Funeral Home, 11817 Jefferson Hwy, Baton Rouge, LA 70816, Monday, October 26, 2020 from 9:00 a.m. until the Celebration of Life at 10:00 a.m.
Interment will follow on the grounds of Resthaven Gardens of Memory.

In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations to the Council of American Master Mariners in his memory.
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