VIDEO: Wendy Rieger honored at memorial service

Family and friends of NBC Washington anchor Wendy Rieger gathered Wednesday at a church in Bethesda, Maryland, to remember her.

Rieger died on April 16 at age 65.

Many spoke about her big personality and her kindness.

NBC Washington shared part of the service with its viewers.



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