Stephanie Barbara Klarich was born on January 18, 1923 in Meriden, Connecticut to Joseph and Mary Koziol Nowakowski. She was the eighth of twelve children. She married Ernest A. Klarich in 1946 and moved to St. Louis, Missouri before moving to Texas in 1955 to raise their five children.
She was a bus driver for St. George Catholic School and manager for the school cafeteria and later retired from BISD as a bus driver. She was a Lady of Equestrian Order of the Holy Sepulcher of Jerusalem of the Southwestern Lieutenancy. Stephanie lived her life to the fullest and her greatest joys in life were her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and her church. She shared love and laughter with all who knew her. She was loved by anyone who met her.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 52 years, Ernest A. Klarich; son, Ernest L. Klarich; granddaughter, Tiffani; grandson, Mitchell; great-great grandson, Atlas; daughter-in-law, Susan; son-in-law, Sam; 6 sisters and 5 brothers. She is survived by her children, Beverly Kimray and husband, Gary; Gregory Klarich and wife, Jan; Dianne Farmer and husband, Steve; and Donald Klarich; Grandchildren, Heather and husband, Daniel, Lindsey and husband, Harley, Tina and husband, Matt, Amber and Husband, Carl, Stephanie and husband, Brian, Andrew, Whitney, Autumn, Rachel and husband, Jack, Courtney and husband, Greg, Adam, Ashton, Frank and wife, Tish, Austin, and Daylan; Great-Grandchildren, Kiowa, Gabby, Ethan, Emily, Josh, Ruby, Gabriel, Caiden, Chace, Connor, Liam, Parker and Jackson; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A visitation and rosary will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 P.M., Friday, April 22, 2022 at Williams and Lucas Funeral Home Chapel at 517 N. Sylvania Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas 76111. Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, April 23, 2022 at St. George Catholic Church located at 3500 Maurice Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas 76111.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. George Catholic Church.