Businesswoman Gertrude Zachary dies at age 75

Posted at: 01/31/2013 11:40 AM
Updated at: 01/31/2013 12:06 PM
By: KOB.com staff

Photo: Gertrude Zachary
Photo: Gertrude Zachary

KOB has learned that prominent Albuquerque businesswoman Gertrude Zachary has died at age 75.

She died Tuesday after an extended illness.

Zachary manufactured jewelry in Downtown Albuquerque and opened a number of stores throughout the city.

Zachary, a native of Germany, was also known for building a castle in the middle of Downtown Albuquerque.