Bryan Stoltenberg

Bryan Douglas
Stoltenberg of Sugar Land, Texas, went to be with His Lord and Savior on January 4, 2013. Bryan was born on August 25, 1972. He was the devoted husband to his high school sweetheart, Laura Fontenot Stoltenberg, for 18 years. Austyn Douglas, Jacob Bryan and Andrew James are his cherished and much loved sons.
Bryan is survived by his loving parents Douglas and Lorita Stoltenberg of Sugar Land, Texas. His three sisters and their families: Kaya and Karim Refaey, their children Dylan, Sydney, McKenzie, and Connor. Kelly and Brant Romero, their children Maya and Riley and Kristen and Chris Stephens, and their child, Ryder, and his grandmother, Elaine Trischman.
He is preceded in death by his grandparents, Ralph and Edna Stoltenberg and Arthur Trieschman Jr.
Bryan graduated from Clements High School in 1991. Bryan was a stand-out scholar and athlete who was recruited nationally and ultimately signed with Colorado University, where he started four years as center. He was a two-time All American and graduated with a business degree in 1994. He was drafted by the San Diego Chargers in the 6th round in 1996. He continued his career in the NFL playing for the New York Giants and the Carolina Panthers until 2000.
Bryan enjoyed every opportunity to teach and encourage others in developing Christian character, work ethic, and Godly service to others. He touched everyone who met him.
Services will be held at Sugar Land Baptist Church, 16755 Southwest Freeway Sugar Land, Texas 77479 Tuesday, January 8, at 11 am. In lieu of flowers, a college fund has been established at Chase Bank of Sugar Land.

Published in Houston Chronicle on Jan. 7, 2013