Ann Harris Ameriel, 81, of Yakima died Thursday at Yakima Regional Medical and Cardiac Center. Mrs. Ameriel was born in Manzanola, Colo., and moved to the Yakima area in the 1940s. She worked on the family farm and many years for Strand Fruit.

Survivors include one son, Lynn Harris of Tieton; one daughter, LuAnn Nichols of Selah; one brother, Howard E. Chronister of Yakima; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

A private memorial service will be held later. Arrangements are by Valley Hills Funeral Home and Crematory, Yakima.