Doerr Furniture Inc. ‘family tree’

FOUNDERS: Charles L. Doerr Sr. and wife, Gertrude Sturm Doerr (both deceased)

SECOND GENERATION: Lloyd and Marilyn Doerr Mutter (retired)


  • Julian Mutter, president and general manager, Doerr Furniture
  • David Mutter, vice president and advertising manager, Doerr Furniture
  • Randy Mutter, operations manager, Doerr Furniture
  • Melanie Mutter Giglio, office and administration manager, Doerr Furniture
  • Gary Mutter, general manager, Bedding Plus
  • Karen Macaluso Mutter (wife of Randy), receptionist, Doerr Furniture FOURTH GENERATION:
  • Brett Mutter (son of Randy and Karen), assistant operations manager, Doerr Furniture
  • Troy Mutter (son of Gary), marketing and merchandising manager, Bedding Plus
  • Ross Mutter (son of Randy and Karen), warehouse man, Bedding Plus
  • Jamie Chaisson Mutter (wife of Brett), design/sales associate, Doerr Furniture

Company locations

  • Doerr Furniture Inc., headquarters and showroom, 914 Elysian Fields Ave., New Orleans
  • Doerr Furniture Warehouse, 444 Port St., New Orleans
  • Bedding Plus Mattress Co., headquarters, 2741 W. Thomas, Hammond

Additional retail locations: Covington, Denham Springs, Metairie (3), New Orleans, Harvey, Gretna and Slidell, and D’Iberville and Gulfport, Mississippi