BirthAug. 19, 1935, New York City
Short bioGertrude, who went by the nickname Trudy, lived for a time in New York and Washington, D.C. Gertrude was an only child, and her only child, Robin, was born in 1963. She was a stewardess for Pan Am for a time. Gertrude’s first marriage was short and annulled. She married her second husband, Lars Lofas, in London in 1977; Lars was a Swedish diplomat and became a U.S. citizen in 1965. They lived for a time in Austria but now live in Phoenix.