Sharon Fay VanTrease Garcia

May 12, 1961 - December 28, 2020

Sharon Fay VanTrease Garcia passed away Monday, December 28, 2020 after a brief illness.

Sharon was born May 12, 1961 in Kansas City, Kansas to Vivian Sue Macon VanTrease and William Willard Verlan VanTrease. She moved with her family to Fernley, NV where she graduated from Fernley High School and attended the local community college.

Sharon loved collecting dolls, traveling with her husband and spending time with her grandchildren. She traveled frequently to destinations across the mainland US, Hawaii and further away to tropical locations in southern Mexico and the Caribbean. Sharon was known for her upbeat, happy personality and laughter as well as her generosity; a birthday, anniversary or holiday never went by that Sharon didn’t send cards, pictures _and token gifts to celebrate those she loved.

She met the love of her life, Alberto Garcia, and they were married on December 15, 1983. They made their home in Carson City, NV where they raised two daughters, Melissa Sue Garcia and Amanda Rose Garcia.

Sharon is survived by her husband of 37 years, Alberto Garcia, her daughters Melissa Sue Garcia of Carson City, NV and Amanda Rose Garcia of Lawrence, KS, five grandchildren and five siblings: James Lee Schoenberger and wife Yolanda of Blue Springs, MO, Theresa Sue VanTrease of Shawnee, OK, Vanessa Kay VanTrease of Newalla, OK, Christina Lee VanTrease Vaughn of Reno, NV and Bobbie Sue Dodd of Reno, NV. She is also survived by numerous in-laws, nieces and nephews.

Sharon is preceded in death by her parents and brother Phillip Ray VanTrease.

Sharon will be laid to rest at St. Teresa of Avila Catholic Church, 3000 N. Lompa Lane, Carson City, NV 89706 on Saturday, August 7, 2021 at 9:00 a.m.