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Louise Braud Bentzler

May 17, 1936 ~ December 22, 2020 (age 84)


Funeral services for Louise “Lou” Braud Bentzler, 84, will be held on Monday, December 28, 2020 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary of the Pines Catholic Church, 1050 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Shreveport, Louisiana. Burial will follow at Forest Park East, 3700 St. Vincent Ave. in Shreveport. A visitation will be held Sunday, December 27, 2020 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a Vigil service at 7:00 p.m. at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 2500 Southside Drive, Shreveport, Louisiana. Officiating the service will be Father Mark Watson.

Lou was born on May 17, 1936 to Samuel Philip Braud, Jr. and Edna Knoll Braud in Shreveport, Louisiana and passed away Tuesday, December 22, 2020 in Shreveport, Louisiana.

Lou was a resident of Stonewall where she was a homemaker and loved to cook and spend time with her family. She was a member of the Ladies Group at St. Mary’s of the Pines Catholic Church.

Lou is preceded in death by her parents; husband of 54 years, Robert John Bentzler, Sr.; brother, Pete Braud. She is survived by her brothers, Henry Braud and wife, Edith “Edie” Braud and Richard Braud; children, Bobby Bentzler and wife, Kathy, Phillip Bentzler and wife, Sandy, Paul Bentzler and wife, Tracie; daughter, Mary Gaspard and husband, Keith; eight grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren.

Lou’s family would like to thank Willis Knighton South and Willis Knighton Pierremont Hospitals for taking such good care of their mother.  They also want to thank our family and friends for the many prayers for mom and us during this difficult time.  We love you all!

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December 28, 2020

10:00 AM
Forest Park Cemetery
3700 St. Vincent Ave
Shreveport, LA 71103

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