Gerald Sandnes, 84, of Ellensburg died Wednesday at home. Mr. Sandnes was born in Enumclaw. He worked as a truck driver for Schaake Packing before retiring as a cattle rancher.

Survivors include his wife, Marjorie Sandnes of Ellensburg; and five children, David Sandnes, Bill Sandnes and Diane Moore, all of Ellensburg, Tom Sandnes of Kittitas and Duane Engle of Cle Elum.

No services are planned at this time. Arrangements are by Brookside Funeral Home and Crematory of Ellensburg.