Our precious daughter, Hollie Ann Sare of Eastsound, Washington, died on April 16th, 2010 at the age of 22.
Hollie was born September 8, 1987 in Stockton, California and relocated to Sheridan, Wyoming at the age of 3, where she lived for 10 years. In Sheridan she attended Holy Name Catholic School, belonged to the Sheridan Youth Chorale, and performed in the production of Guys and Dolls. She loved basketball, volleyball, baseball, horseback riding, camping and fishing.
At 13, Hollie moved with her family to Washington State, finding a home on Orcas Island. Hollie attended Orcas Island Public School through the 11th grade, her passion -- sports and friends. She was active in the Community Youth Christian Group, St. Francis Catholic Church and Choir. She belonged to the Lady Vikings Volleyball, Basketball and Softball teams. She continued her passion in basketball playing with the Evergreen Express traveling the west coast and with the Redmond Mustangs her senior year. Hollie accepted a basketball scholarship and played for Shoreline College.
Hollie is preceded in death by her Grandparents, Agnes and William Myers; Uncles, Scott and Kevin Myers and John Hursh.
Hollie is survived by her parents Jaye and Vicki Sare of Eastsound, Washington; her siblings Sara (Jake) Phillips of Sheridan, Wyoming, Teresa (Lamin) Ceesay of Lynnwood Washington, Andrew (Katie) Wallenkamp of Sheridan, Wyoming and Spencer and Samuel Sare of Eastsound, Washington; Grandparents, Shirley Sare of Eastsound, Washington and Keith (Jo) Sare of Sheridan, Wyoming; three nieces, Lennon, Aliyah and Lisa and three nephews, Lukas, Weston and James; and her aunts and uncles Chris and Maria Sare, Kitty and Dean Harrington and Bill and Tammy Myers.
Funeral Services were held at St. Francis Catholic Church with the help of Evans Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life reception was at the Orcas Center.
Hollie’s bright energy will inspire all the hearts she’s touched.