Susan Marie Markovitch, 65, of Ellensburg died Saturday at Yakima Regional Medical and Cardiac Center. She was born in Binghamton, N.Y. She was an animal handler and trainer.

Survivors include two brothers, John Markovitch of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Harry Markovitch of Lewistown, Mont.

Private family services will be held. Arrangements are by Brookside Funeral Home and Crematory, Ellensburg.