NEW BERLIN (WITI) -- Friends and family gathered Saturday, February 22nd to say goodbye to West Allis Detective Stacie Napoli. The 39-year-old died February 17th, shortly after giving birth to twins.
Napoli was a 17-year veteran of the West Allis Police Department, working in the sensitive crimes unit.
"Everything she did, she did it with her heart and she did it to the fullest possible extent," said Jessica Johnson with the WAPD. "She did everything she could to protect her children and paid the ultimate sacrifice for her children."
A $50,000 fundraising goal has been set and exceeded to aid Napoli's husband and newborn babies.
Sobelmans restaurant in Milwaukee is helping raise money for the fund. The business is taking up a collection as well as donating $1 for every burger sold on Sunday.
"We had a customer write a $200 check and we've had numerous, numerous donations," said owner Dave Sobelman. "It feels good to help.
A funeral procession for Det. Napoli will take place Monday morning, February 24th.