Gertrude Elizabeth Huck Arnold will celebrate her 92nd birthday on Sept. 17, 2018.
She was born Sept. 17, 1926 to the late Joseph and Ida Schaad Huck. She was a graduate of Lowell High School and is a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church of Chuchtown. Over the years, Gertrude has handmade quilts for all of her children and grandchildren.
On May 20, 1947 she married the late Howard L. Arnold (1987). She is the proud mother of 12 children, six girls and six boys. Donnie Arnold (deceased, 1951); Patricia Reed (Ted) of Marietta; Kathy Leiden (Tom) of Pepper Pike, Ohio; Blaine Arnold (Janie) of Troutville, Va.; Evelyn Waller (Steve) of Waterford; Neal Arnold (deceased 1999); Joan Aceto (Mike) of Peoria, Ariz.; Marcia Pawloski (Glen) of Devola; Dean Arnold of Waterford; Glen Arnold (Patty) of Ottawa, Ohio; Marvin Arnold (deceased, 2016); and Brenda Work (Brian) of Waterford. There are 20 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. She has three sisters, Mildred Schwendeman of Lowell, and the late Rita Bishop and Margaret Miller; and five brothers, Jim Huck of Lowell, and the late John, Walter, Alfred and Joe Huck.
Gertrude would be delighted to receive birthday cards from family and friends. Birthday cards may be mailed to: 500 Hilltop Road, Waterford, Ohio, 45786.