August 16, 2020
CRAZY HORSE, S.D. (Aug. 12, 2020) — In February, an 84-year-old man passed away in his hometown of Onida, South Dakota. Maynard Klingbeil farmed all his life in eastern Sully County, working with his father and then taking over the family farm; in his lifetime, not only did the lifelong bachelor contribute to his community in myriad ways, he also quietly built an estate that would continue doing good work long after he was gone.
This month, the Crazy Horse Memorial Foundation received a generous gift from Maynard Klingbeil. Although the exact amount has not been made public, the gift will have a positive impact on the nonprofit organization.
“We’re deeply honored that Maynard wished to give us this gift,” said Monique Ziolkowski, the Memorial’s chief executive officer. “It’s hard to put into words, that’s how much it means to us. Mother and Dad both appreciated every single penny; Mother could make a dollar go farther than anyone I know.”
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