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Trisha "TK" Kopriva, age 26, of Huron, passed away Friday, February 15, 2019, at Sioux Falls. Her funeral service was held at 1:00 PM, Tuesday, February 19, at the Kuhler Funeral Home.

Trisha Rose Kopriva was born March 12, 1992, to Charles Kopriva and Andrea (Stahl) Mies at Rapid City. She attended Custer High School until 2006, when she transferred to Huron High School.

Trisha was employed at McDonalds, Subway, The Plains, Burger King and as a manager at the Tamarac Apartments for a short period.

In April 2010, Trisha married Lyonel Young at Hot Springs. From this union they had three children, Lestat James, December Rose and Zaylee Stella. The couple later divorced in December 2016.

Trisha had a heart of gold and was incredibly bright. She had the most infectious laugh that could light up the whole room. As a child, she enjoyed camping, fishing on Sheridan Lake and Pactola Lake and long walks on the trails in the Black Hills. She adored her time with her grandmother, Rose, as they spent many hours together. Trisha enjoyed music, photography, Snap Chat and crocheting with her mother. Her favorite times were spent with her friends and family. Most of all, she loved her children.

Grateful for having shared in her life are her three children, Lestat James Young, December Rose Young and Zaylee Stella Young and their foster parents, Ben and Marie Chase, all of Huron; her mother, Andrea Mies (Brad Chapman) of Huron; her father, Charles Kopriva (Sandra Wood) of Rapid City; two brothers, Christopher (Lauren) Kopriva of Belle Fourche and Joseph Kopriva of Rapid City; her grandfather, Gregory Kopriva (Kathryn Dennis) of Rapid City; her step-grandparents, Gene and Sharon Chapman of Huron; five uncles, Gary (Kathy) Stahl of Estherville, Iowa, Robert Stahl of Huron, Trent (Marisa) Stahl of Manhattan, Kansas, Larry (Elke) Kopriva of Rapid City, and Jim (Karen) Kopriva of Raymond; six aunts, DeeDee (Ed) Wilson of Canton, Tanya (Chris) Callahan of Canton, Ginger (Dan) Donovan of Huron, Michelle (Bert) Maunders of Cavour, Mary (Felix) Maes of Colorado Springs, Colorado, and Linda (Dan) McLanahan of Albuquerque, New Mexico; one nephew, Alex Kopriva of Rapid City and one niece, Lexington Kopriva of Rapid City; and many cousins.

She was preceded in death by her grandmothers, Betty Jo Hunter and Rose Kopriva; and her grandfathers, Duane Hunter, Sr. and Robert John Stahl, Sr.

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You will be deeply missed by all!!! I love you sweet sweet girl... Tami Ringheimer

Miss you. Brad Chapman

I am so sorry for your loss. She will be missed dearly. Jessica Kuhns

Going to miss our talks most of all. You won't be forgotten fly away dear. Dustin Raider Larive

You will be missed. Always in my heart.  Rhonda Ringheimer

You were a good friend to me and I will miss you a lot. I will always be thinking about you. David Freeman

You’ll be greatly missed, Trisha! Fly high sweet girl! Kylie Spoonemore

You are missed... You were an amazing person! So glad to have had you in my life... Beautiful soul...Brandi Tillman

Love u TK...forever in my heart. Roni

Will pray for quick access into your eternal home in heaven. Uncle Larry

Love you and miss you Trisha. You will always remain in my heart the sweet little girl running to me for protection and security.  Charles Kopriva

I'm sorry I didn't reach out and apologize I'd give anything to just hear you laugh. I'll always remember this pain and help you motivate my sobriety. Please watch over us I love you! Tiara

Girl the burden of your loss is astounding but we will see you again. I know you will be the brightest burning star when I look up to the sky. I love you Trisha! Forever in our hearts baby girl. Natalie Hausman

Trisha (Guns), I'm going to miss you my friend. We just made it home. I wish you would have talked to me more that day. I love you my friend..

To Trisha's family, I'm so sorry for your loss. She was so kind, fun and loving. Always made me laugh. My prayers are with you. Billie Gibbens

Fly high with the angels till the time comes that we shall all be there in the Kingdom of Heaven. May God Bless.... Duane Hunter and family

I am so very sorry to hear of Trisha's passing.I will pray for the Lord to heal the hearts of those who love her.God's peace really does surpass all understanding, even at such a difficult time. Aunt Linda

Trisha had eyes that would melt your heart. I am so sorry for the loss if this young lady. She will be missed. Sending prayers to each of you during your time of healing. Tina Kopriva


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