Dianne Kay Schlott, 60, of Pullman, Wash., passed away March 1, 2018, at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Spokane. Schlott was finance coordinator for Multicultural Student Services.

She was born March 31, 1957, in Moscow, Idaho, to Jack and Nita (Frischknecht) Beck. She grew up and attended Moscow schools, graduating from Moscow High school in 1975.

Dianne received her bachelor degree in business and accounting from the University of Idaho. She married Christopher Schlott on Sept. 19, 1992, in Moscow.  They made their home in Pullman since 1995.

Dianne went to work at Washington State University in 1988 and for the last 10 years has served as finance coordinator for Multicultural Student Services. She loved helping students learn how to manage their finances and always made time for them. Dianne was an other-oriented person, always putting the interests of others ahead of her own.

Dianne especially cherished her family and so enjoyed time together, especially Christmas and special gatherings. Christmas was a time of great memories including decorating, and watching the Hallmark channel. She enjoyed country music and reading romance novels. She was especially proud of her son Will as was Chris.

She is survived by her husband Chris in Pullman; their son Will of Pullman; her father Jack Beck; three sisters Linda Reisenauer, Terry Odenborg  and Vicky Shaw; brother Cliff Beck and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her mother Nita. A memorial service is planned for 11 a.m. Saturday, March 24, at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Pullman.