Donna Klapperich was born May 22, 1964 in Rapid City, SD to Harold and Judy Bies. She attended grade school at St. Elizabeth Seton and graduated from Rapid City Central High School. Donna married Dean Klapperich on May 14, 1988 and they started their family having two children, Hannah and Taylor. Both of their children were very active in sports and various community activities which lead Donna to her many years of involvement in volunteer work. Hannah and Taylor are both graduates of St. Thomas More High School.
Children were naturally drawn towards Donna and were comforted by her smile and open heart. She had a special bond to St. Thomas More and devoted many hours to the school, through the years. She spent countless hours organizing booster club activities and you could find her at every STM sporting event. As well as being a great STM supporter, Donna was also an exceptional wife, mother, sister, aunt, daughter and friend. She is deeply loved and missed.
Once a Cavalier always a Cavalier!