Laura “Lori” Klapps


Laura “Lori” Klapps

Laura “Lori” Klapps, age 76, a resident of Belen, earned her wings in the early morning of Nov. 7, 2022. She was born in Lusk, Ill., in 1946.

A visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 15, at Calvary Chapel Rio Grande Valley, followed by a funeral service at 10 a.m.

Laura resided in Belen since 1983. She will be dearly missed by her family and loved ones.

Laura is preceded in death by her husband, Jewels “Cowboy” Klapps; daughter, Sherry Mitchell; one grandson and two great-grandchildren.

She is survived by her three children, Dennis Cunningham, 53, (Sandra), Jeff Mitchell, 58, (Vena) and Dallas Polak, 54, (Tony); five brothers, two sisters, two daughters-in-law, one son-in-law, several nieces and nephews, 14 grandchildren, 27 great-grandchildren, four great-great grandchildren, in addition to lots of other family members and their spouses.

Laura will always be remembered for being the ultimate prayer warrior, her love of family, playing guitar, singing and her endless faith.

Please sign Laura’s online tribute at  Romero Funeral Home, 609 N. Main St., Belen.

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