Ruth Patnode, 74 of Yakima died Friday at Cottage in the Meadow.
She was born in Yakima and worked 29 years as a librarian for the East Valley School District.
Survivors include her husband, Gerald Patnode of Yakima; four children, Gene Patnode, Michelle Patnode Stone, Denice Patnode Strawick and David Patnode, all of Yakima; a sister, Donna Stout of Caldwell, Idaho; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
A vigil will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in Moxee, with a memorial Mass at 10 a.m. Friday at the church. The family will hold a private inurnment at Holy Rosary Cemetery.
Arrangements are by Brookside Funeral Home and Crematory, Yakima.