Holly S. DeMars, 46, Brainerd, passed away Saturday, July 30, 2005, at her home. Her parents are the late Richard H. Sturdevant and Carol C. Sturdevant of Brainerd. Holly was born Sept. 21, 1958, in Fontana, Calif. She was adopted by her parents and lived in California until she moved to Minnesota.
She married Ray DeMars in Brainerd. She was a member of the Brainerd Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses.
She is survived by her loving husband, Ray, of Brainerd; her children, John Kootstra, of Idaho, Chelsea, Raymond, Felicia and Patrick, Gillian DeMars, and granddaughter, Alaina DeMars, all of Brainerd; her brother, Richard (Desiree) Sturdevant, of Arizona; her birth mother, Linda Nunning; half-sister, Brenda; half-brother, Tim, all of Indiana; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. She will be missed greatly by all who loved her.
Services will be at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 6, 2005, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses in Brainerd. Friends may call on Friday from 6-8 p.m. at the Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home in Brainerd.
The "Holly DeMars Memorial Fund" has been established for the family at Wells Fargo Bank, 424 W. Washington St., Brainerd.
Arrangements are with Halvorson-Johnson Funeral Home in Brainerd.
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