Isabelle Grace Donaldson, 20, of St. Louis County, formerly of Festus, died Nov. 29, 2020, at Mercy Hospital South in St. Louis County. Ms. Donaldson was a free spirit with a love for turtles, outdoors, music and spending time with those she loved, especially her best friend, Miranda Declue, and her soulmate, Jaden Brink. She was employed with Taytros Restaurant in Festus and worked as a nanny for the Austin family. Exceptionally creative and artistic, she had dreams of pursuing a career in graphic design and enjoyed capturing special memories with pictures and videos of her friends and family. She had an infectious smile and a contagious laugh and was selfless, attentive and caring. Born March 17, 2000, in St. Louis County, she was the daughter of Michelle (Warren) and Tod Donaldson of Festus.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by the love of her life: Jaden Brink of St. Louis County; two sisters: Sydney Donaldson and Anna Donaldson, both of Festus; a brother: Otto Donaldson of Festus; her grandparents: Tom and Judy Donaldson and Theresa (the late Jerry) Warren, all of Herculaneum; two aunts: Shiela (Dave) Frimml and Jan (Joe) Hicks, both of Festus; an uncle: Brian Warren of Herculaneum; and numerous cousins and friends.
A memorial service will be held at a future date. Memorials may be made to the Share the Beach at www.alabamaseaturtles.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus.