Natasha Donaldson, 26, of rural Battle Lake

Published 9:56am Thursday, August 8, 2013 Updated 12:03pm Thursday, August 8, 2013

Natasha Donaldson, died Monday, Aug. 5, 2013.0808.obit.Donaldson

Natasha Marie Loken Donaldson was born Sept. 21, 1986, the daughter of Jerry Loken and Ronda Stanley. She was baptized at Trefoldighed Lutheran Church and confirmed at First Lutheran Church, both of Battle Lake.

Natasha was recently baptized in the Woodland Baptist Church in Fergus Falls. She graduated from Battle Lake High School in 2006, and attended one year at the Minnesota State Community and Technical College in Fergus Falls. She was working on her education to become a pharmaceutical technician.

Natasha had been employed with Lutheran Social Service and most recently was working at the Underwood Quik Stop.

She liked fishing and enjoyed time with her family and especially her children, Alexander and Justin.

She is survived by her children, Alexander and Justin; father, Jerry Loken of Battle Lake; mother, Ronda Loken of Underwood; grandmother, Alphild Loken of Battle Lake; sisters, Jerica (Nate) DeGroot, Paige and Layla of Fergus Falls; three brothers, Brandon Stanley, Geordyn and Zekkeus, of Rothsay, and Jesse and Jacob Fick of Underwood; and by aunts, uncles, cousins, relatives and friends.

Natasha was preceded in death by her grandfather, Victor Loken; grandfather and grandmother, Ronald and Linda Stanley; and by great-grandmother, Dory Johnson.

Visitation: Friday from 4 to 7 p.m., with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m., at the funeral home

Service: 11 a.m. Saturday, at First Lutheran Church, Battle Lake

Clergy: Intern Pastor Hannah Benedict

Burial: Trefoldighed Lutheran Cemetery, rural Battle Lake

Funeral Home: Glende-Nilson Funeral Home, Battle Lake

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