Alexandria Hand, nee James

Alexandria Hand

Alexandria Hand, nee James, age 72, of Brookfield, formerly of LaGrange Park and Mukwonago, WI. Beloved wife of the late Gary Michael Hand; dear mother of Michelle (Dean) Maggos and Denise (Ed) Hovorka; loving grandmother of John (Meghan) Maggos, Michael Maggos and Alex Maggos; sister of Tommy (Nancy) James, the late Molly (the late Tom) Curry, Elizabeth James,  Wallace James and her half brothers, the late Walter James and William James; aunt of many nieces and nephews. Sandy was a long time waitress at the Buresh’s Lobster House.

Services will be held at a later date, after larger gatherings can take place.

Arrangements entrusted to Hitzeman Funeral Home & Cremation Services. 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield.

Interment Private.

Memorials appreciated to: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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  1. Hattie Tucker condolence:

    So sorry for your loss Michelle. You and your family have my deepest Condolences ,will be praying for your strength at this time. Love Nurse Hattie.

  2. Don and Sharon Hand condolence:

    Our love and prayers are with you girls
    and your families.

    Uncle Don and Aunt Sharon

  3. Liz Cross condolence:

    She had such passion for watching her beloved grandsons play hockey. I always enjoyed seeing her at the games! You have our deepest sympathy! Love Liz and Joe Cross

  4. Mike, Felecia & Cole Konieczka condolence:

    Michelle, Dean and the boys, we are so sorry for your loss. Our hearts go out to you in this time of deep sadness. Your Mom was always so wonderful to us and greeted us so kindly with hugs every time we saw her at a hockey, no matter if we were on the same team or were opponents. She will be greatly missed. Our prayers are with all of you.

  5. Lesley Tumpach condolence:

    Oh I can hear her laugh coming from next door! So sorry and we are thinking of you all- she will be missed but remembered fondly.

  6. Kathy & Dave Paoli condolence:

    Michelle and family,
    We are so very sorry for your loss. When I met your mother at the Blackhawks’ game she had such an infectious laugh and beautiful smile. You are in our thoughts and we hope that as time goes by the memory of your mother will help heal the hurt of losing her.
    Kathy & Dave

  7. Terry Steven Hand condolence:

    My deepest condolences to Shelly and Denise. I had the good fortune to spend several get togethers in Las Vegas, I believe around 17 different years with Sandra and Gary. RIP Sandra
    Uncle Terry

  8. Tom Bailey condolence:

    It seemed like yesterday when we would visit your parents. How fast time goes and how I’ll miss you Mom’s laugh She was a special person. Please know that you are all in our prayers. Take Care

  9. Julie Kouba condolence:

    I had the pleasure of meeting Alexandria a few years ago and am very sorry to hear of her passing. She was such a friendly person, caring and good hearted. She will be greatly missed.

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