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Rachael Louise Wanca

May 6, 1924 ~ February 2, 2018 (age 93)

Louise Wanca, 93, passed away February 2, 2018.  Born in Kokomo, Indiana, she moved to Tallmadge in 1957.

Louise was a secretary with Continental Steel in Kokomo before joining her husband at Purdue University after WWII. She then worked at the Summit County Public Defender’s Office and was a HR Office manager with NRM. She was a member of Christ Church Episcopal in Kent, a member of the Tallmadge Country Study Club and was an avid pianist.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward; parents, Ralph and Pearl Beatty; sisters, Dorothy and Jane.

Rachael is survived by her sons, John Christopher (Sharon) Wanca of Kent, David Wanca of Tallmadge; grandson, Stephen Wanca of Tallmadge; nieces, Alice (James) Richey, Mary both of Kokomo, IN; nephew, Don (Linda) Allen of Carmel, IN.

Visitation will be 2:00 until 3:00 p.m. Saturday, February 10, 2018 at the Donovan Funeral Home, 17 Southwest Ave. (on the Historic Tallmadge Circle).

Funeral service will be following visitation at 3:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Rev. Julie Blake Fisher officiating.

Interment will be at Tallmadge Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to ASPCA, 9555 Brookpark Road, Parma, OH, 44129.

Donations may be made to:

9555 Brookpark Road, Parma OH 44129

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