Gertrude was born on May 5, 1923 and passed away on Friday, April 14, 2017. Gertrude was a resident of Ohio at the time of passing. Gertrude was married to Harold. Visitation will be held Friday April 21 2017 from 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance and for one hour prior to the Funeral Service on Saturday April 22 2017 at 11:00 am at Ayersville United Methodist Church with Rev. Clarence Dinnen officiating. Memorials are suggested to the Ayersville United Methodist Church.