Gertrude Robertson Midlen, 80, a past president of the Sweet Briar Club of Washington, died of a heart attack May 7 at her home in Washington.
Mrs. Midlen, who was born in Washington, grew up in Warrenton, Va. A year after graduating from Sweet Briar College in Sweet Briar, Va., she married John H. Midlen and moved to the Washington area in 1940.
In the 1950s, Mrs. Midlen was president of the Sweet Briar Club of Washington and instrumental in raising funds for scholarships. She was also a member of the National Presbyterian Church in Washington.
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