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Dr. Katherine “Katie” Lee Kara

June 22, 1993 - February 23, 2021

Dr. Katherine “Katie” Lee Kara June 22, 1993-February 23, 2021


Katie was born in Norfolk, VA to Frank and Sherry Kara.  She passed away unexpectedly in Portland, OR on February 23, 2021.


She graduated from Ocean Lakes Math and Science Academy in 2011.  She attended Jacksonville University graduating Magna Cum Laude in 2014.  She went to University of Missouri School of Veterinary Medicine receiving her DVM in 2019.  She worked at a veterinary clinic in Colorado Springs, CO before moving to Portland, OR to take a position at a clinic in Vancouver, WA.


Katie always loved animals. She loved to ride horses and her newest passion was camping in the wilderness of Oregon and California.


Katie is survived by her parents and sisters, Mary and Elizabeth Kara, and paternal grandmother, Mary Kara, and several aunts and uncles.  She will be greatly missed by her beloved cat, Fluffy.  She was predeceased by her grandparents Kenneth and Genevieve Guest and Miles Kara.


A memorial service will be announced at a further date.

Holman’s Funeral Home in Portland, OR


Memorial donations can be sent to either www.sevagrreat.org › index › dontation-page

Or www.jaxhumane.org

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