Gertrude Cottam Geertsen Madsen Gale1917 ~ 2012Died peacefully at home 3 December 2012 due to incident of age. Born 29 April 1917, St. George, Utah to parents Mary Gertrude Judd and Charles Smith Cottam.Preceded in death by husbands Peter Conway Geertsen, Robert Peter Madsen, and Benjamin Lee Gale; and a daughter Betty Jean Harris.Survived by sons: Peter Conway Geertsen, Paul Christian Geertsen; Sister Naomi Carr; step children Roberta Davis and Julie Cowley; and numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Services to be held Friday 7 December 11 a.m. Orchard Stake Center The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 810 East 600 North Orem, Utah, viewing prior from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Interment 2 p.m. Larkin Cemetery, 1950 East 10600 South, Sandy Utah. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to: Humanitarian Fund The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Condolences may be sent to the family at