Annabelle Louise Nielsen, 20, died October 13, 2020 in a hiking accident in Interlaken, Switzerland. Annabelle was a missionary for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints in the Alpine German-speaking Mission and was to return home on December 17th. She is the beloved daughter of Steve and Lynell Nielsen and sister of Jens, Bonnie, and Steen.
Annabelle was born in American Fork, Utah on May 27th, 2000. She graduated from Lone Peak High School in 2018 where she was on the Honor Roll and played varsity tennis. She found joy and camaraderie in academics, athletics and humanitarian work. She attended one year at Brigham Young University. She spent the last 16 months of her life as a missionary. Her Christlike example of patience and love will continue to inspire many across the world.
Annabelle had deep blue eyes, beautiful brown hair, and a bright smile. She was tenacious, full of light, and had zest for life. She spoke her mind and indiscriminately loved her many friends. People were attracted to her light, her candor, and her kindness. She loved listening to music, running, spending time with her family, singing, dancing, traveling, and playing with her dog, Henry. Annabelle will forever be loved.
Two viewings will be held: one at Anderson & Sons Mortuary located at 6141 West 11000 North, Highland, UT 84003 on Sunday, October 25th from 6-8 PM and the other on Monday, October 26th from 9-11 AM at the Highland 16th ward chapel,10962 N 6400 W Highland, Utah 84003. Please see the SignUp Genius links below to schedule a time to attend the viewings.
A funeral service will be held by invitation only on Monday, October 26th at 11:30 AM at the Highland 16th Ward Chapel, 10962 N. 6400 W. Highland, UT. Please share a memory of Annabelle on her tribute wall.
In lieu of flowers please donate to the Go-Fund-Me set up in Annabelle's memory for charitable donations to those in need https://gf.me/u/y4zgga .