Sigrid B. Carter, 73, of Yakima died Friday at Cedar Hills Residential Center.
She was born in Kitzinger, Germany, and came to the United States in 1962 and lived in Olympia. In 1990, she moved to Yakima, where she was a cook at the Yakima Juvenile Detention Center and at St. Paul Cathedral School.
Survivors include a daughter, Rebecca Nichols of Yakima; and a brother, Horst Maurer of Germany.
A graveside service is tentatively planned for 10 a.m. Sept. 11 in Terrace Heights Memorial Park. Arrangements are by Keith and Keith Funeral Home.