Natalie Michelle Hess, of Columbia, MO, passed away Wednesday, May 4, 2022, at the age of 40. Cherished daughter of Kay Erlinger and the late William Michael Hall; dear sister of Jacob (Kristy) Erlinger; devoted mother of Kylee and Peyton Hess; loving granddaughter of Connie Crawford and Nancy Erlinger; precious niece, cousin and friend to many. She is also survived by the love of her life, Johnathan Lodge. She is preceded in death by her loving grandfathers, Leonard Crawford and James Erlinger, III.
Natalie had a vivacious personality that would light up any room she walked into. She had a caring heart towards every person she met and loved to spend time with her family and friends. In her free time, Natalie enjoyed listening to audiobooks and crafting, especially with her daughters. She loved spending time outdoors and cherished every moment with her daughters. She will be remembered for her good sense of humor and the kindness she showed towards others. Natalie was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
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