Donna Hollabaugh

Obituary of Donna Rademacher Hollabaugh

Donna Hollabaugh, a resident of Rocklin, California, passed away on September 17, 2023, leaving behind cherished memories and a profound impact on those who knew her. She was born on April 5, 1961, to her beloved parents, Jack, and Jesse Rademacher, who provided her with a nurturing and loving upbringing.

Donna's life blossomed when she met the love of her life, Stephen Hollabaugh. They exchanged vows and were united in holy matrimony during their 38 years, and together they built a beautiful family that brought immense joy to their lives.

Devoted and caring, Donna was a loving mother to her two children, Wesley Hollabaugh and Cameron Hollabaugh. She cherished every moment spent with them and guided them with endless love and support as they grew into wonderful individuals.

Donna's educational journey began at the Harris School kindergarten, and she then attended St. Francis School, where she continued to cultivate her knowledge and skills. Upon reaching high school, Donna excelled academically at Bakersfield High School and graduated with distinction in 1979.

Driven by a thirst for knowledge, Donna pursued higher education at the University of Idaho, where she further honed her intellect and passion for learning. Continuing her academic pursuits, she attended Bakersfield College and California Polytechnic State University, where she achieved a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics/Nutrition.

A woman of many talents, Donna embarked on a fulfilling professional journey. She explored her deep passion for music and songwriting, expressing her creativity and emotions through the melodies she crafted. Additionally, she found success as a small business owner, leaving her mark on the entrepreneurial landscape.

Donna's radiant spirit, unwavering dedication, and genuine kindness made her an inspiration to all who had the privilege of knowing her. Her zest for life was infectious and left an indelible impact on everyone who crossed her path.

On September 17, 2023, Donna peacefully passed away, surrounded by the love of her family. She lived an exceptional and wonderful life, filled with remarkable experiences and treasured moments. Her parents, Jack, and Jesse, were instrumental in shaping the person she became, instilling in her the values of hard work, stability, integrity, and sacrifice.

Donna forever cherished her beautiful family and the love they shared. Her legacy will live on through her children, Wesley and Cameron, who will carry on her spirit of love, kindness, and resilience.

Donna Hollabaugh will be deeply missed by her family, friends, and all those who had the privilege of knowing her. Her memory will remain etched in our hearts, a reminder of the extraordinary impact one person can make in the lives of others. May her soul rest in eternal peace.

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