HOLLINGER – Teagen Jay

Date of Birth: May 3, 2002

Date of Death: December 25, 2018

It is with great sorrow and broken hearts that the family of Teagen Jay Hollinger announces his sudden passing on Tuesday, Dec. 25, 2018 at the age of 16 years.
Teagen was a kind-hearted young man. He was a loving son, brother, cousin, friend and teammate.
Teagen enjoyed playing sports, including hockey, volleyball, basketball, football and soccer. When he wasn’t busy with sports, he enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. Whether it was time spent playing video games, playing cards or just visiting, Teagen always kept everyone smiling with his positive attitude and his sense of humour. He was always willing to lend a helping hand no matter the circumstance or how busy he may have been.
Teagen passed alongside his mother, Christine Keller.
He was predeceased by his grandfather, Stanley Keller; and his uncle, Kelly Hollinger.
Teagen is survived by his father, Trevor Hollinger (Melody Matthies) of Neudorf, Sask.; sisters, Cassidy Hollinger of Lang, Sask., Melissa Karapita of Lang, Sask., and Nicole Karapita of Yorkton, Sask.; brothers, Josh (Lisa) Hollinger of Pilot Butte, Sask., and Chad Hollinger of Neudorf, Sask.; step-siblings, Holly (Bradley) Walchuk of Saskatoon, Sask., and Matthew Sakundiak of Regina, Sask.; grandparents, Jane Keller of Yorkton, Sask., and Elroy and Constance Hollinger of Neudorf, Sask.; aunts and uncles, Liz (Frank) Willburn of 150 Mile House, B.C., Clarence (Sheila) Keller of Willowbrook, Sask., Mervin (Nicole) Keller of Willowbrook, Sask., Marie (Stacy) Pawliw of Willowbrook, Sask., Bonny (Richard) Schweitzer of Neudorf, Sask., Danny (Kerry) Hollinger of Fort Qu’Appelle, Sask.; as well as numerous cousins, friends and teammates.
Teagen’s funeral service and celebration of life was held Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019, at Christ Lutheran Church, Neudorf, Sask., with the Rev. Vivian Roberts officiating. The eulogy was presented by a hockey coach of Teagen’s, Shayne Stoll. Throughout the service, three recorded songs were played as special tributes, “Who You’d be Today” by Kenny Chesney, “See You Again” by Carrie Underwood and “Hallelujah” by Tori Kelly. Scripture was read by Charla Kohlenberg and Shayne Stoll, and the organist, Nadine Gattinger, led in the hymn, “Precious Lord, Take My Hand.” All who knew and loved Teagen were considered honorary bearers.
Interment took place in Christ Lutheran Cemetery, Neudorf, with Cameron Pawliw and Brenden Pawliw acting as urn bearers.
To make a donation in Teagen’s memory, please visit matthewsfuneralhome.ca
Arrangements were entrusted to Matthews Funeral Home, Melville.