Sylvia Mae Alexander (nee Ogurek)

Sylvia Mae Alexander nee OgurekSylvia Mae Alexander (nee Ogurek), age 73, of Wales, was given to God at AngelsGrace Hospice surrounded by her loving family on Monday, March 23, 2015. Sylvia is survived by Larry Alexander, her beloved husband of over 51 years. She was the devoted mother of Jeffrey (Jennifer) Alexander and Jodi (Michael) Steinke and cherished grandmother to Ariel Steinke, Mayli Grace Steinke, Carter Steinke, Manning Steinke, Courtney Alexander and Paige Alexander. Sylvia is also survived by her siblings Shirley (Jim) Evrard, Sharon (Kalvin) Stuner, Barbara Ogurek of Eagan, Minn., Debbie (Jim) Kinas of Giddings, Texas, Robert (Cindy) Ogurek and Donna (Don) Rosiejka, along with many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Sylvia was preceded in death by her parents, Mayland and Clara Ogurek.

Sylvia worked for the American Family Insurance Legal Department in Pewaukee for 31 and a half years and the state of Wisconsin for 10 years. She enjoyed flowers, watching and feeding birds, attending church and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.

A celebration of Sylvia’s life will be held at Westbrook Church, 1100 Highway 83 in Hartland on Saturday, April 18, at 4:00 PM. Visitation for family and friends will be from 2:00 PM until the time of the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Sylvia’s name can be made to Westbrook Church in Hartland.

Special thank you to Dr. Patrick O’Malley and the entire staff at AngelsGrace Hospice in Oconomowoc for the loving care and support they provided Sylvia and her family.

Pagenkopf Funeral Home is serving the family. For more information, call 262-567-4457 or visit