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“It is hard to even imagine that a year has passed without him. I miss him every day. He was so funny, and I always looked forward to seeing him...Read More »
1 of 35 | Posted by: Katrina Rowan - Maurepas, LA

“Please accept my sincere condolences to the family and friends. Losing a loved one in death is never easy. One day many will have the opportunity to...Read More »
2 of 35 | Posted by: A friend

“Dear Mrs Alleman,We are so very sorry to read about your son's passing. (We have just found out.) Our hearts hurt for you & your family & Brent's...Read More »
3 of 35 | Posted by: Chase Aucoin - New Iberia, LA

“To Zoe - I hope you get to read all of these beautiful words about your Dad, and know how very much he adored and loved you. I have worked with your...Read More »
4 of 35 | Posted by: Katrina Rowan - Maurepas, LA

“I sit this morning in my office so heartbroken to just hear this news. Brent and I spent a lot of time together over the years, starting with his...Read More »
5 of 35 | Posted by: Connie Smith - Sulphur, LA

“Brent, I loved you more than you'll ever know. I tried to be a good mother to you, especially after Daddy died. I tried to be there for you even when...Read More »
6 of 35 | Posted by: Catherine Alleman - New Iberia, LA

“A long long time ago I knew Brent as a young boy. We were Florida St. neighbors. Ms Catherine, you were always a favorite teacher of mine. I also...Read More »
7 of 35 | Posted by: Virginia Duplechain Riley - LA

“Enjoyed working for you at Citgo , Rest In Peace ”
8 of 35 | Posted by: John Fayko - Lake Charles, LA

“Prayers and condolences to the family ”
9 of 35 | Posted by: Carole LaBauve Jones - Kenner, LA

“Our deepest sympathies. Keeping you in our prayers. ”
10 of 35 | Posted by: Johnny, Jodie & Jennifer Johnson - TN

“My sympathies to your family Brent. I remember our days in The Corps of Cadets at Texas A&M and Squadron 17. He was always very passionate in his...Read More »
11 of 35 | Posted by: James Record - San Antonio, TX

“Catherine and family, We are so sorry for your lost. We can only imagine your heartbreak. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. Wayne and Jamie...Read More »
12 of 35 | Posted by: Jamie Primeaux - Abbeville, LA

“I graduated with Brent in 1990. I knew him as a fun loving guy who took imitations of people to another level. I will cherish those times in the...Read More »
13 of 35 | Posted by: Joseph THomas - Solon, OH

“Miss Catherine, Laura, Rene and family - I'm so very sorry. There are really no words I can ever say that can make things better. Trust that this...Read More »
14 of 35 | Posted by: Andrew Ravn - Hartford, WI

“Cheramie joins me in sending sympathy and condolences for all the family. ”
15 of 35 | Posted by: Annie Landry Viator - Bryan, TX

“Whether we were talking about OCI splits on his latest project or just chatting on the shuttle between buildings, it was always fun to be around...Read More »
16 of 35 | Posted by: Dianne Swiber - Metairie, LA

“I'm not really sure who I'm supposed to communicate with here. I guess, to Brent:It's been quite a party, ain't it?He'd appreciate and expect a line...Read More »
17 of 35 | Posted by: Edward Roberts - Midlothian, TX

“Met Brent when I worked for his Grandmother, very nice guy. Praying for his family and beautiful Daughter. ”
18 of 35 | Posted by: Linda Rineholt - Centerville, LA

“I am so very sorry to hear of Brent's passing. Although I haven't had much contact with him since high school, I fondly remember his beautiful smile,...Read More »
19 of 35 | Posted by: Rebecca Darden Conrad - LA

“I am so sorry for your loss! I moved away from La. a long time ago but we were the same age- remember him from school. Praying for the family that...Read More »
20 of 35 | Posted by: Gretchen Achee Smith - Hobbsville, NC

“Catherine, Laura, and Rene'--what a loss for all of you. You are all in my prayers for peace and rest for Brent.--Love, Phyllis Fairchild ”
21 of 35 | Posted by: Phylllis Fairchild - Franklin, LA

“RIP ”
22 of 35 | Posted by: Scott Bx - Family Friend

“So very sorry to learn of your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you. ”
23 of 35 | Posted by: Clara Oniell - Franklin, LA

“So sorry for ya'll loss of Brent...God be with you all during your time of grief.❤❤❤❤ ”
24 of 35 | Posted by: Rita Levet - Sulphur, LA - Friend

“To Brent's family, friends and especially, Miss Zoe - Brent was a wonderful coworker and friend. He was great in his career and always came in with a...Read More »
25 of 35 | Posted by: Hargrove PEET - Norco, LA

“I am so very sorry to hear about Brent's passing. I have lots of great memories of Brent, especially those good times at the camp! Sending prayers...Read More »
26 of 35 | Posted by: Vickie Williams - Baldwin, LA

“Catherine and family, please accept my deepest condolences upon the death of Brent. The last time I saw you and Herman and Carolyn and Nonby do you...Read More »
27 of 35 | Posted by: Terri GILLE - College Station, TX

“Cathy, Laura, Rene, and family,I am so sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you through this time. Love Karen ann ”
28 of 35 | Posted by: Karen Lasome Harrison - Bogalusa, LA

“I am so sorry for your loss. I pray that the Good Lord heals the pain and brings only all your good memories to mind. My favorite is a picture I...Read More »
29 of 35 | Posted by: Cheri Mohr - College Station, TX

“Rest In Heaven Brent You will be truly missed. I will miss our conversation about life and Zoe! You will always be my favorite passenger at Shell....Read More »
30 of 35 | Posted by: Morisa Smith -Wells - Luling, LA

“Brent was such a sweet soul and a loving and caring friend. We shared many conversations about life and all of the challenges that come with it, and...Read More »
31 of 35 | Posted by: Katrina Rowan - Maurepas, LA

“I am sorry to hear of the untimely death of Brent. I remember him well from his time in The Corps of Cadets at Texas A&M. I was one of his...Read More »
32 of 35 | Posted by: David Burger - Seattle, WA

“Please accept our deepest condolences and prayers to you and your family during this difficult time. May Brent rest in God's eternal peace and may...Read More »
33 of 35 | Posted by: the staff of Ibert's Mortuary - LA

“Brett I am in total shock :( I haven't seen you in a year but hearing this news doesn't hurt any less! I hope that you are resting in peace and...Read More »
34 of 35 | Posted by: Deshea Heymann - Kenner, LA

“Brent,I want you to know that I enjoyed our friendship and even though it has only been a few years, you were like a brother to me. I hope my advice...Read More »
35 of 35 | Posted by: Jeff Spanier - Tickfaw, LA

Brent Carl Spangler, age 45 years, was born on July 27, 1972 and died on March 12, 2018. He was the son of Catherine Viator Spangler Alleman and the late Carl John Spangler. He is survived by his daughter, Zoe Elizabeth Hamlin, his mother, Catherine Spangler Alleman and step-father, Herman Alleman. He is also survived by his sisters, Laura Spangler Faucheux and her husband Derrick and Rebecca Rene' Spangler Randall and her husband Eric. He is also survived by his step-sisters, Michelle Quibodeaux and husband Brice, Carolyn Ridge and husband Eddie, Suzanna Mire and husband John, and Melissa Louviere and husband Michael. He also leaves behind to cherish his memory, his god-mother Carolyn Judice and her husband Bobby, his god-father Wilson B. Viator, Jr. and his wife Sandi, and his uncle Reid Spangler and his wife Jackie. He was blessed to have several nephews and nieces, Laine Faucheux, Konner and Kyle Randall, Sydney and Eryn Randall, Alexia and Mason Louviere, Kelsey and Fisher Mire, and Skipper Ridge.

Waiting to meet him in heaven are his father, Carl John Spangler, his maternal grandparents, Wilson and Frances Viator and his paternal grandparents, Warren and Shirley Spangler. He was also preceded in death by his baby cousin, Derek Spangler.

Upon graduation from Hanson Memorial High School, Brent attended Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas. During his freshman year at Texas A&M, he was a member of the award-winning Fish Drill Team. While at Texas A&M, he was also selected to be a member of the Ross Volunteers, the official escorts for the governor of Texas. Brent graduated from Texas A&M in 1995 with a degree in bio-medical science, he then attended the University of Louisiana Lafayette where he received a degree in Chemical Engineering. He was previously employed as an engineer at Citgo in Lake Charles and Valero in Beaumont, Texas. He was most recently employed by Shell at the Norco Refinery.

Brent's first love was his little girl, Zoe. He was a wonderful father and loved her dearly. He spent lots of time teaching her how to hunt and fish. He was a good father, son, cousin and uncle.

Donations can be made in his name to Hanson Memorial High School 903 Anderson St. Franklin, LA 70538 or the Corps of Cadets at Texas A&M University.

A gathering of family and friends will be held at Ibert's Mortuary in Franklin on Thursday, March 15, from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and will resume at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Centerville on Friday, March 16, at 9:00 a.m., with a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 a.m. Father William Ruskoski will be the Celebrant. Brent will be laid to rest with his father in the St. Joseph Cemetery at a later time.

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Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert's Mortuary, Inc., 1007 Main Street, Franklin, LA 70538, (337) 828-5426.