LaDonna Marie Appelhans Young
December 2, 2020
LaDonna Marie Appelhans Young, age 82 of Las Vegas, passed away November 13, 2020, at her home in Las Vegas.
LaDonna was born in Dodson, Montana on May 8, 1938, to Thomas Nicholas Peter Appelhans and Marie Elizabeth Sorkness. She graduated from Dodson High School in 1956, then attended Montana State University (now University of Montana) in Missoula, Montana, graduating in 1960 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Education. While in Missoula, she studied with the late Elsa Wieber, former Prima Donna of the Dresden Opera. She then continued her education at the Conservatory of Music in...