Springfield resident turns 106

KEZI 9 News is joining many others in wishing Gertrude Tomminger a Happy Birthday.

Posted: Jan. 3, 2018 12:47 PM
Updated: Jan. 4, 2018 12:19 PM

SPRINGFIELD, Ore --  Springfield resident,  Gertrude Tomminger, is enjoying her time in the spotlight as she celebrates 106 years.
    
Ms. Tomminger was born in Hermsiton on December 27, 1911. In her younger days,  she loved to garden, sew, and crochet.  Tomminger now resides at The Rawlin at Riverbend Memory Care facility.  Staff say she is full of energy and keeps busy.

"Well just enjoy as many things as you can and take some things seriously, but never too seriously, said Tomminger.
 
Tomminger has received hundreds of birthday wishes on KEZI 9 News' Facebook page.  Her story has reached nearly 50,000 people on Facebook.

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