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In Memory of

Wanda Richardson Talmage

September 26, 1932 - March 21, 2015

Obituary


TALMAGE, Wanda Richardson, age 82 years, passed away at Kettering Memorial Hospital on Saturday, March 20, 2015. She was a resident of Centerville. Born in Logan County, OH, on September 26, 1932, she lived most of her life in Kettering and Miami Township. She is preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, William Talmage, of Dayton. Wanda was also preceded in death by her parents, Norris and Rachael Ansley Richardson, four brothers, one sister and one step-granddaughter. She is survived by son Dr. Gregory Berger (Dr. Phoebe Chiang) of East Lyme, CT; son...

TALMAGE, Wanda Richardson, age 82 years, passed away at Kettering Memorial Hospital on Saturday, March 20, 2015. She was a resident of Centerville. Born in Logan County, OH, on September 26, 1932, she lived most of her life in Kettering and Miami Township. She is preceded in death by her husband of 42 years, William Talmage, of Dayton. Wanda was also preceded in death by her parents, Norris and Rachael Ansley Richardson, four brothers, one sister and one step-granddaughter. She is survived by son Dr. Gregory Berger (Dr. Phoebe Chiang) of East Lyme, CT; son Jeffrey Berger of San Jose, CA; daughter Nancy (Peter) Johnson of Augusta, GA; daughter Valerie (James) McKinney of Princeton, NJ; grandchildren Mitchell McKinney, Ellen McKinney, Rachel Johnson and David Johnson; one sister, Annette (Robert) Wilmunen of Ely, MN. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews. Wanda is survived by three stepdaughters: Carol (Charles) Johnson of Kettering, Linda Jackowski of Centerville, and Deborah (Jeffrey) Hurley of West Carrollton area. Surviving as well are three step-grandchildren: Shayne (Holly) Henry, Mackenzie Hurley, and Bob (Jessie) Jackowski, and five step-great-grandchildren. Wanda graduated from Ridgeway High School, Ridgeway, Ohio, in 1950. She also attended Ohio University and Wright State University. She was an employee of the Financial Division of NCR Corp. for 8 years, after which she was a Realtor for a few years. Wanda was baptized into the Ridgeway Methodist Church shortly after her birth in 1932, and was a member of Christ United Methodist Church, Kettering, OH, Volunteers Fellowship, when she died. She was also a loyal member of Alpha Delta Pi Sorority since her initiation in 1951 at Ohio University. A memorial service and reception is scheduled for Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 10:00 am at Christ United Methodist Church, 3440 Shroyer Road, Kettering, Ohio, 45429 with the Reverend Alan Carroll presiding. A private family graveside service to follow later. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Christ United Methodist Church, 3440 Shroyer Road, Kettering, Ohio, 45429. Condolences may be sent to www.tobiasfuneralhome.com