Matthew J. Spangler, age 39, passed away on Saturday, October 30, 2021, at the North Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colorado. He was born on March 4, 1982, in Scott City, Kansas, the son of Les & Mary Ann Flakus Spangler.
Matthew was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City, Kansas. He was a 2001 Scott Community High School graduate, he moved to Lawrence, Kansas for 8 years where he worked as a chef for Westside Deli and Milton’s both in Lawrence and then at Blind Box Barbeque in Shawnee, Kansas. Matthew then moved in 2018 to Greeley, Colorado where he worked for Lance Brittan Construction and then went to work in 2019 for Midian Homes, LLC in Windsor, Colorado as a superintendent for new home construction.
Matthew enjoyed the outdoors and spent many hours exploring the unique beauty of Scott County and Scott State Park. He was a master with his hands, creating recipes, drawings, and building furniture for those he loved. Matthew loved to laugh. He was headstrong, curious, and sensitive and his memory will be cherished by all those who knew him.
Survivors include his Parents - Les & Mary Ann Spangler of Scott City, Kansas, One Brother - Brett & Elisa Spangler of Kansas City, Missouri, and numerous Aunts, Uncles, and Cousins.
He was preceded in death by his Grandparents and One Uncle - Steve Flakus.
Memorial Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, November 15, 2021, at the St. Joseph Catholic Church in Scott City, Kansas with Fr. Don Bedore presiding. Services will be live-streamed and can be seen by clicking the Livestream tab on the left side of the obituary starting at 10:25 a.m
There will be no calling times.
Inurnment will be in the Scott County Cemetery in Scott City, Kansas.
Memorials In Lieu Of Flowers may be written to the Scott Community Foundation for a Scholarship in Culinary Arts in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, PO Box 553, Scott City, Kansas, 67871.