Cover photo for CRYSTAL SONNABEND's Obituary
1983 CRYSTAL 2023


July 31, 1983 — February 24, 2023

Crystal Sonnabend, age 39, who liked to be called Crissy, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, February 24, 2023. She was born in Cleveland on July 31, 1983, to Pamela Oelbracht (Daniel P. Oelbracht) and Patrick Kubeja Sr. (Denise Kubeja)

She will be deeply missed by her loving children, Trevor Sonnabend, Cassandra Sonnabend, Alexis Sonnabend, Kendall Slepko, and Kyle Slepko; siblings, Daniel J. (Jennifer) Oelbracht, Patrick Kubeja Jr. (Janet Klaas), and Kelly Oelbracht (Thomas Klingshirn); niece, Lula; nephews, Jameson, Kolt and James; grandparents, Jimmy (dec) and Linda Gilbert; aunt, Teresa (Patrick) Daly; her four-pawed fur brother, Buddy; and her grand dogs, Kirby and Bonnie Sonnabend.

Crissy loved to fish, go on outdoor walks, and spend time with her friends and family.
When it comes to creativity, Crissy had it down to a T, including baking and cake decorating. She enjoyed styling hair and getting her nails done, but she loved nothing more than spending time with her children. Photography and capturing memories that would last a lifetime were very important to her.

“So now faith, hope, and love abide, these three: but the greatest of these is love”
1 Corinthians 13:13

Crissy’s family will accept friends and extended family at Carlson Funeral Homes and Cremation Services at 1642 Pearl Rd. (1/2 mile south of route 303), Brunswick on Friday, March 3, 2023, from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm for everyone to say their last goodbye.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Crissy’s name will be graciously accepted to The National Institute of Drug Abuse to help those who struggle with addiction, Financial Management Branch, C/O NIH Mail Center, NIDA 3WFN MSC 6026, 16071 Industrial Drive – Dock 11, Gaithersburg, MD 20892.
To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of CRYSTAL SONNABEND, please visit our flower store.

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Celebration of Life

Friday, March 3, 2023

5:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

Carlson Funeral Homes & Cremation Services - Brunswick

1642 Pearl Road, Brunswick, OH 44212

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