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6330 Center Street Mentor, Ohio 44060

Waltraud Sweeney

05/08/1926 — 01/09/2021

A candid photo of Waltraud Sweeney smiling and laughing enjoying her surroundings

Waltraud Sweeney, age 94 of Kirtland, passed away January 9th, 2021 at home surrounded by her loving family and friends. She was born May 8th, 1926 in Germany. She met and married her husband Wilbur after WWII in Germany. She moved to the US and lived in Kirtland for 68 years.

Waltraud was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, home maker and professional dog groomer. She was a well-known dog groomer in Kirtland for over 40 years. Grooming many generations of family pets. Until the time of her death, she had a loving pet by her side.

She is the loving wife of the late Wilbur Sweeney; dearest mother of Nona (Ronald) Stanich, Michael (Tracey) Sweeney and the late Marlen Kutscher; cherished grandmother of Paul (Amanda) Kutscher, Aaron Stanich and Shannon (Dylan) Barnhart, Ashley Sweeney, Michael (Taylor) Sweeney and Alexander Sweeney; great grandmother of Madison, Gabriella, Jakob and Benjamin.

Waltraud donated her body to further research at Case Western Reserve Medical School.

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, A Celebration of Life service will be held at a later date.

Donations can be made in her name to the Lake County Humane Society, 7564 Tyler Blvd., Number E, Mentor OH 44060.

The family would like to mention care givers and friends Anne Winters and Sabra Sonewald and the Hospice Team from Ohio Living for their loving care.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jeff Monreal Funeral Services.

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8 Replies to “Waltraud Sweeney”

  1. My condolences to you all. I have such good memories of mrs. Sweeney. Our connection began with quota club at least 40 years ago. Then she would shop at Heinens where I work. She was always smiling. Such a sweet lady.


  2. Carol Greenbaum January 12, 2021 at 2:50 pm

    I am so very sorry for your loss. I’m so glad that Taylor got to know her and love her. And even more glad that you got to be with them in May when they got married


  3. Paula Stanich Falsone January 12, 2021 at 5:50 pm

    Traudel was a dear, sweet, caring woman who’s been part of our family for many many years. She will be sadly missed.


  4. Merle and Donna Sweeney January 18, 2021 at 2:54 pm

    We will always remember Aunt Traudel with love and admiration.


  5. Missing you !


  6. Kay Hatala-Quota January 21, 2021 at 5:29 pm

    We just learned of your journey home to the Lord. We are praying for your family and friends who new you kind and loving heart.,


  7. I just learned of Waltraub’s death, and I am sorry for your loss. I last saw her when we were able to come and carol for her two years ago. May you find peace.


  8. Thorsten Stäubler June 12, 2022 at 8:36 am

    Dear Waltraurd we just see us two times in this life….from me and the German part of your Family all the best were you are know….and the best wishes to your loved ones…


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