Brent A. Bargen

Brent A. Bargen

Brent A. Bargen

Dec. 19, 1969 – May 12, 2019

Brent Allen Bargen, 49, of Lincoln passed away May 12, 2019. He was born Dec. 19, 1969, in Superior to Robert and Jolene (Bostelman) Bargen.

Family members include his wife of 28 years, Leslie; daughter, Ashley (Cody) Roes; sons, Zacheriah (Hanna) Bargen and Jake Bargen (Naomi Isaka); father, Robert Bargen; mother, Jolene (Lonnie) Pohlman; sister, Jill Diederichs (Brian Egger); and grandparents, Dwayne and Avis Bostelman.

Brent was a long-time basketball coach, recent owner of Handyman Connection in Lincoln and attended Southwood Lutheran Church.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Orval and Florence Bargen; parents-in-law, Don and Birdeen Grote; uncles, Denny Bargen and Gregg Bostelman; and cousin, Jeff Bargen.

A funeral service was held May 17, 2019, at Southwood Lutheran Church in Lincoln, with the Rev. Greg Olson officiating. Burial was in Blue Mound Cemetery in Milford. In lieu of flowers and in honor of how Brent spent a large part of his life, please consider a memorial gift to the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Summer Intern Program “Training the Next Generation of Coaches for Christ,” or the Brent Bargen Memorial Scholarship at Doane University for students who are young parents. Condolences may be sent to the family at

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