Waltraut Inge Drew

September 29, 1944 - May 19, 2021
Waltraut Inge Drew

Drew, Waltraut “Val” Inge, 76, of New Port Richey, passed away peacefully on May 19, 2021 at the Gulfside Hospice Center of New Port Richey. Val was born on September 29, 1944 in Germany. She is the daughter of the late, Oswald and Frieda (Nashke) Kahlert. Val is remembered as a dedicated wife, mother and grandmother. She moved to Florida  26 years ago, coming from Westfield, Indiana. Val was known for her generosity when it came to her time. She served as a volunteer for several years at the Medical center of Trinity and also at Anclote Elementary School. In her spare time, Val enjoyed being a member of The Eagles, traveling and sewing. Val prided herself most as being Oma and spending her time with her grandchildren.

Val is predeceased by her husband, Clifford M. Drew, who passed away in 2014. Val is survived by her loving children and their spouses, Thomas (Jennifer) Martens and Martina (Darrin) Goodwin; brother and spouse, Günter (Jutta) Kahlert; aunt and spouse, Erika (Rolf) Nashke Meyer; nephews, Jens Meyer, Stephan Dosse, and Meik Kahlert ; nieces, Birgit Flamming, and Katrin Brandt; grandchildren, Alek, Brendan, Isabella and Nicholas; step-children, Doug Drew, Stephanie (Drew) Gingher; and step-grandchildren, Doug Jr., Brandon, Diana, Maxwell and Gillian. Val will be interred in the Florida National Cemetery alongside her husband.


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  • May 21, 2021
    Doris Francoeur says:
    Val and I would going to eat sushi together! She would call me and say Doris do you feel like going out to eat sushi! I said sure lets go! We had many laughs together! I will miss her smile! RIP my friend Val

  • May 23, 2021
    Katrin Brandt says:
    Waltraut war immer ein positiver und herzlicher Mensch. Sie hat alles dafür getan, damit man sich bei ihr und mit ihr wohl fühlt. Mit ihr zusammen waren wir immer fröhlich und haben viel gelacht. Wir werden sie sehr vermissen. Waltraut was always a positive and warm person. She did everything to make you feel comfortable with her and with her. With her we were always happy and laughed a lot. We will miss them very much. Erika und Rolf Meyer Jens Meyer Birgit und Frank Flämig Katrin und Manfred Brandt Jan-Niklas und Saskia Flämig