CLEVELAND - Gertrude S. Childs, 98, of Cleveland, died at 5:46 p.m. Monday.
Born Aug. 16, 1914, in Rochester, N.Y., she was the daughter of Jacob Gaser and Pauline (Mergel) Gaser.
Mrs. Childs had been employed in the purchasing department and accounts payable department at General Electric in Cleveland.
She was preceded in death by her first husband, Phillip Childs; and second husband, Lorin A. Shepard Sr.
Survivors include her children, Lorin A. (Marcia) Shepard Jr. of Salem and Henry (Mary) Shepard of Mentor; two grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. today at Brickman Bros. Funeral Home, 37433 Euclid Ave., Willoughby. Interment will be in Acacia Park Cemetery.