Natalie Ann Hartley, age 53, of Grants Pass, died Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at Asante Three Rivers Medical Center.
Natalie Ann Hartley was born on December 24th, 1962. In Lynwood, California. She lived in Bellflower and then Downey California. In 1968 her father and mother bought a home in Rowland Heights California. In 1978 her family took a road trip vacation to look for a quieter place to live, so in 1979 they moved to Selma, Oregon. Natalie went to work at Giant Burger in Cave Junction where she met and later married Ryk Hartley. She had her first daughter Bridgette Monique Hartley in 1981. She opened a dog grooming business that she ran from home and later went to work for Stepping Stone in Grants Pass. In 1996 she and Ryk separated and she moved back to California where she lived with Ron Trickel. She had two more daughters, Heather Nicole Trickel and Ashley Michelle Trickel. In 2000 she and her girls moved back to Oregon and she went back to work at Stepping Stone. She later moved back to Cave Junction where she enjoyed going to her favorite restaurants, Carlos' and River Valley Restaurant. Her final move was back to Grants Pass. She loved to shoot pool, she loved all animals, especially horses and she collected dolphin items. She is survived by her parents, Richard Edward Bennett and Jerilyn Lee Bennett of Cave Junction. Her daughter Bridgette of Grants Pass. Her daughters Heather and Ashley of Cave Junction and her brother, Stephen and Nephew Dylan, both of Springfield .
A celebration of life will be at 2:00 p.m., Friday, October 14, 2016 at Illinois Valley Funeral Directors.