Visitation will be held at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home in Bloomfield on Friday, April 29, 2005, after 9 a.m.
Funeral services will follow at 11 a.m. at the Chiles-Cooper Funeral Home with Rev. Ron Dunivan, pastor of Trinity United Methodist Church in Bloomfield, officiating.
Interment will follow in the Walker Cemetery.
On March 18, 1942, she was married to Arthur Wallace Patrick; they made their home in Bloomfield for over 50 years. He preceded her in death on Sept. 2, 2000.
Gertrude retired from Elder Manufacturing Co. in 1979. In 2001 she was honored with the Fifty Year Jewel for being a charter member of the Bloomfield Rebekah Lodge #847.
Gertrude's only daughter, Berta Jean, and her husband Clinton H. Aslin preceded her in death.
Remembering her are her grandchildren, Anna and Clint, and their spouses, Josh Cohen of Arlington, Va., and Terry Aslin of Mead, Okla. Terry blessed Gertrude with three great-grandchildren, Anthony, Anna and Tara.
Memorials may be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church in Bloomfield.