Rita Mary Chott Plachta, 97, of Spokane died April 22.

Mrs. Chott Plachta was born in St. Louis, Mo. She spent her childhood years in Yakima, later lived in Richland for 48 years and recently in Spokane. She retired as a registered nurse at Kadlec Hospital in Richland.

Arrangements are by Einan’s Funeral Home, Richland.