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“Sherry and Family, I am so very sorry to hear about your Mother's passing. There is never a good time for something like this and it is never easy....Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Mary Cunningham - San Antonio, TX

“Wanda was a lovely woman, and a joy to know. She was soft spoken, always cheerful, and had such elegance. I recall fondly (and will always remember...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Edna Matheis - Englewood, CO

“I thought of Wanda. as a very dear friend. I admired not only her beauty, but her beautiful, kind spirit. She always seemed happy to see me and ...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Mary Aileen Matheis - Friend

“Mom's pain and suffering are over--she is at peace. I will always love and remember her for the hard working, stoic, talented and witty person she...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Carol - Foothill Ranch, CA


Wanda Helen Meilman was born on June 27, 1931, in Krakow, Poland. She immigrated with her parents at a young age to Evreux, France, where she survived the Nazi occupation during WWII. She went on to a career as a professional vocalist in the ensuing years in France. She met George Meilman, a U.S. Army officer, and married him in Paris in November 1954.

She traveled the world with George in his career. She made a wonderful home for her family in all the places they were assigned, and charmed all with her mastery of French cooking and her excellent skills as a hostess. They had three children, Sherry, Carol and Donald. Her children, who are all successful, upstanding citizens, are a tribute to her.

Wanda passed away from complications of a stroke on January 29, 1016 in Laguna Hills. She is survived by her husband, three children, her two brothers, Rudolph and Michael, and her two grandchildren, Christina and Kristopher. Wanda was loved and cherished by her family and friends. She was the love of her husband's life, always. She will be greatly missed and never forgotten by them.

Funeral services will be held on February 10, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at Miramar National Cemetery in San Diego, CA

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