Donna Marie Shaving Charger


Funeral services for Donna Shaving Charger, 61, of La Plant, were Monday, June 3rd, at 11:00 a.m., MDT, at the Cultural Center, Eagle Butte, with Pastor Jedediah Jezek, Pastor Matthew Dickerson and Rev. Norman Blue Coat officiating. Music was provided by Daryl Whipple and Elliott Little Bear. Burial followed at St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, La Plant, under the direction of Stout Family Funeral Home, Mobridge. Casketbearers were Ronnie Blackbird, Rick DeHorse, Kevin Different Horse, Sr., Caleb Charger, Dusty Scott and Francis Shaving.  Donna entered the Spirit World May 21, 2013, at LaPlant, South Dakota.

Donna Marie Shaving Charger was born September 25, 1951, at Cheyenne Agency, South Dakota to Lawrence and Florence (Different Horse) Shaving. She attended elementary and high school at the School for the Deaf in Sioux Falls, SD. After graduating, she returned home and worked as a nurse’s aide at the I.H.S. Hospital in Eagle Butte.

Donna married Larry Charger, Sr. on August 9, 1972, at the UCC Church in Eagle Butte by Rev. Ray Berry. To this union four sons were born: Kendall Charger, Sr., Preston Charger, Ferrill Charger and Larry Charger, Jr.

Donna enjoyed watching soaps, puzzle solving, reading and spending time with her friends, especially those who understood sign language. She enjoyed being with a special friend, Jean Bowker. Donna was an active participant at the First Baptist Church of La Plant, and attended many ladies church functions in Rapid City and other locations.

Donna is survived by her husband of 40 years, Larry Sr.; sons, Kendall Charger Sr. (Sonya) and boys, Caleb Charger, Taylor Shaving, James Charger and Kendall Charger, Jr. of La Plant, Preston Charger and his children, Sergio and Angel Charger, Ferrill Charger, Larry Charger Jr.  (Kayla Red Legs) and children, Ashton, Ashlyn, Xavier and Jocelyn Charger; also surviving is her mother, Florine Shaving; sister, Norma Shaving along with many nieces, nephews, grandchildren, aunts and cousins too numerous to list.

Donna was preceded in death by her father, Lawrence Shaving, Sr.; brothers, Curtis, Lawrence Jr., Faron and Alan Shaving and a sister, Cleatus Shaving.

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Most recent Eagle Butte Special City Council Meeting held on April 23, 2014. Recording is of the entire open session excluding executive session. Action taken was to restate and re-approve three motions made at the April 9, 2014 session. Approved to move ahead with main street water main replacement project and to open it up to bids. Most recent regular Eagle Butte City Council Meeting on April 9, 2014. Recording records entire meeting excluding a one-hour executive session. Top action taken: approved Tuesday's Ward II election results; rescinded February council action reducing Mayor salary, putting it back to what it was prior to action; appointed Verzella LaPlante Mayor; appointed Tyson LaPlante to fill Ward II seat. Most recent Dupree City Council meeting held on Monday, April 7, 2014. Most recent regular Dupree City Council Meeting held on March 3, 2014. Recording starts shortly after meeting was called to order and runs entire length of meeting. Main discussion points included city streets and the upcoming April election.


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