Elsie M. Gefre, 78, of Zillah died Sunday in Yakima.

Mrs. Gefre was born in Sundance, Wyo. She lived in Zillah for many years and worked as a beautician.

Survivors include her husband, Ed Gefre of Zillah; a son, Eddie Gefre Jr. of Zillah; two daughters, Linda Fox of Zillah and Julie Eggebeen of Outlook; three brothers, Robert Peterson of Oregon, Jerry Peterson of Nevada and Larry Peterson of Dallesport; and a sister, Patsy Nash of Hood River, Ore.

Recitation of the rosary will be at 6 p.m. Thursday at Resurrection Catholic Church in Zillah. Mass of Christian burial will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the church. Arrangements are by Valley Hills Funeral Home, Zillah.