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Alicia Lee

August 12, 1940 ~ June 15, 2018 (age 77)
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Alicia Lee

August 12, 1940 - June 15, 2018

Alicia V. Lee, nee Rogers, 77 of Grand Beach, Michigan, formerly of Homewood, Illinois, died on June 15, 2018 in her home, surrounded by her family. Alicia was the beloved wife of 57 years to the late James F. Lee; loving mother of James "Seamus" Lee, Jr., Anne (Martin) Mikulich, Michael "Bubba" (Beth) Lee, Erin (Santos) DeNova, Siobhan (Christopher ) Kozicki, Sean (Krissy) Lee and Deirdre "Dee" (Joseph Boes) Lee; proud and cherished grandmother "Mana" to Ryan and Blaine Sheldon, Santos, Fox and Brendan DeNova, Patrick and Regan Lee, Deirdre, Cormac and Maeve Kozicki and Grace Lee; loving great-grandmother to James Sheldon; sister to the late William (Edith Rogers; aunt to Bill (Kathy) Rogers; sister-in-law and aunt to numerous nieces and nephews; and a treasured friend to many. Alicia was born in Chicago, Illinois to the late Michael and Alice (nee Regan) Rogers. She was raised in the South Shore neighborhood; graduated from Mother McCauley High School, and worked for the City's Corporation Counsel. On May 27, 1961, she married James F. Lee, who preceded her in death on February 10, 2017 and had traveled with him for his service to the U.S. Army, and then started their family. They settled in Homewood, Illinois where they raised their seven children and were active in the Infant Jesus of Prague Parish. Alicia went on to study early childhood education and became a teacher, most recently sharing her many gifts with her beloved pre-school students at Notre Dame School, near her home where she and Jim retired in Grand Beach, Michigan. A woman of great faith, Alicia's spirit lives on in the hearts of her family and friends. She was deeply loved and will never be forgotten.

Mass of Christian burial will be Tuesday June 19, 2018 at 10:00am (CST) in the Notre Dame Catholic Church, 1010 Moore Road, Long Beach Indiana with Rev. Keith McClellan officiating. Private entombment will take place in Cedar Grove Cemetery on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana. Visitation hours will be Monday from 4:00 pm till 8:00 pm (CST) in the Ott/Haverstock Funeral Chapel and Tuesday from 9:30 am till 10:00 am (CST) at Notre Dame Catholic Church.

In Lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Caring Circle Hospice, 4025 Health Park Lane, St. Joseph, MI 49085 or to Notre Dame School, 1000 Moore Road, Michigan City, IN 46360.

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