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Waltraut Inge "Val" Drew

September 29, 1944 - May 19, 2021

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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