Metro woman celebrates 107th birthday at Jewish Community Center

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OVERLAND PARK, Kan. -- Happy birthday to a very special metro woman! Gertrude Stern turned 107 years old on Monday, and there were plenty of friends and loved ones there to celebrate.

Gertrude's friends surprised her at the Heritage Center of the Jewish Community Center Monday morning.

Ruth Bigus with the Jewish Community Center said Gertrude lives independently on her own and attends a group cardio exercise class every week, and said she is "so spry and with it."

Gertrude's friends and loved ones were there to give her flowers and show their love, and we'd like to wish her a happy birthday too!

From FOX 4 to you, Gertrude, have a very special and happy birthday!

Gertrude Stern celebrated her 107th birthday on Monday.

Gertrude Stern celebrated her 107th birthday on Monday.

Gertrude Stern celebrated her 107th birthday on Monday.

Gertrude Stern celebrated her 107th birthday on Monday.

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Gertrude Stern gets flowers and cards on her 107th birthday Monday.