All her life she never stopped making new friends.
Described as a loving and caring wife, Kimberly Ruth Burgess married her longtime love, Damon W. Burgess, in November 1993. The couple moved to Oklahoma City, where they resided at Tinker Air Force Base. Burgess, 29, a 1983 graduate of Evergreen High School in Colorado, was the administrative assistant to the chief executive officer of the Federal Employees Credit Union. After attending the University of Northern Colorado, she moved to Denver in 1985 and managed a Red Cross Shoe Store. She moved to Columbia, SC, in 1988 and worked for the Charleston Naval Shipyard Federal Credit Union. In 1992, she returned to Denver where she worked for the Public Service Employees Federal Credit Union. She is survived by her husband Senior Airman Damon W. Burgess; parents David W. and Ramona R. Klaus of Evergreen, CO; brother Michael J. Klaus of Parker, CO, grandmother, Eileen Mosbarger of Clancey, MT; grandmother Paula Klaus of Lake Elsinore, CA, a number of loving uncles, aunts, cousins and a host of extended family and loving friends.