Funeral service for Legacy bus driver killed in crash

9NEWS @ 9. 9/19/2016

KUSA - A funeral was held Monday for the bus driver who was killed in a crash at Denver International Airport last Sunday.

Kari Chopper leaves behind four children and a husband of 23 years.

Her husband spoke about Chopper's love for the students who rode on her bus, including the time they bought new shoes for a student in need. 

Authorities are trying to figure out what led up to the crash that claimed her life and wounded more than a dozen Legacy High School football players and coaches.

“I’m very anxious to know what happened,” Kari’s husband, Joshua Chopper told 9Wants to Know. “I keep going over every scenario I can in my head to see what happened with my wife.”

The funeral service was held at Crossroads Church in Thornton.

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“My worst fears, my worst everything came true …,” Joshua Chopper said the day after the crash, “we lost not only my wife, my partner, my best friend, my everything, my world, we lost a beautiful soul yesterday. The heavens gained the most beautiful and perfect angel and the best cake decorator in the land.”

A GoFundMe has been set up for Chopper's family here:

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