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Stacia Hollinshead 1988-2019

Stacia Faye Hollinshead, 30, of Sycamore, died Saturday, March 23, 2019, in Beaver Dam, Wisconsin.

Stacia was born Aug. 20, 1988, in Effingham, the daughter of John and Ann (Webster) Hollinshead. Stacia was the fourth child of five born into the Hollinshead family. She grew up with three sisters and one brother in rural Dieterich. From an early age Stacia was a tenacious, passionate, and ambitious person.

She graduated from Dieterich High School in 2007. She enlisted in the U.S. Army and served 11 years as an intelligence analyst. She graduated from Northern Illinois University College of Law with a Juris Doctor in 2018. She was an editor of Northern Illinois University College of Law's Law Review, and a member of Phi Alpha Delta. During her time in law school she was involved with CASA in both Kane County and Effingham County. She was an assistant state's attorney in DeKalb County. Stacia enjoyed the outdoors, and state parks, as well as frequently attending the Rockford and Chicago Symphony Orchestras, often attending with her daughter, Odyssia.

Stacia is survived by her beloved daughter, Odyssia; her parents, John and Ann Hollinshead, of Dieterich; siblings; Christa Tibbs, of Toledo, Erica Hollinshead Stead (husband, Thomas) of Plano, Texas, Levi J. Hollinshead (wife, Dani) of Edgewood, Kashia Hollinshead of Effingham; significant other, Andrew Morris of Dekalb; grandparents, Howard Webster, of Mason, Harold Hollinshead of San Angelo, Texas, Patsy Brown of Bement; nephews, Jonah, Jackson, and Ransom; niece, Eveyn; as well as numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.

Stacia was preceded in death by her grandmother, Eldine Webster; grandfather, Donald Brown; uncle, Mike Hollinshead; cousin, Kale Black; and several other relatives.

Posted on April 5, 2019 by Rhys Saunders