Natalie Alysse Olenslager, a pure and bright light with a name sounding like a melody, entered this world on January 17, 1989 in Spokane Washington and completed her mission on earth on May 13, 2020 at the age of 31 due to natural causes.

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Natalie loves. She loves her family, her friends and he knows God and loves Him. Her testimony of the Church of Jesus Christ always remained unwavering. She loves her family and oh how we LOVE her! She served generously, loved deeply, forgave freely and ministered to those around her. She is among the pure in heart. Her passions included reading, painting, sharing, listening, music, and being in the stillness of nature. She loved animal and creatures of all kind. She enjoyed hiking and camping and just being outdoors in nature. As a child she often begged her mother to live off the land in the great outdoors surrounded by animals. Monetary things were of little importance to Natalie. She loved giving gifts, especially gifts of the heart. She had many Christ-like attributes including of love, generosity, serving the one, and the most forgiving heart.

Natalie always had a beautiful smile Natalie - a bright light and a warm and welcoming heart. She so enjoyed hours of play in her maternal grandparents yard with her cousins and all of the aunts and uncles who adored her. Some of her favorite places were: Zion, Bryce Canyon, Lake Powell, Flaming Gorge, California beaches and visiting her Grandparents in Northern Idaho and picking wild huckleberries.

She is survived by Timothy Ladow, her husband; Brian and Cynthia Olenslager, parents; Eric (Marissa), Joshua, Nicole, Megan, Jaden, and Luke (siblings) and the many others who love her.

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Jun 08, 2020

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Spokane, Washington, United States


Provo, Utah, United States




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Love and miss you Natalie. You always had a kind and giving soul. Rest in Peace.

Veronica Hayslip Jun 08, 2020