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Alexander R Magee

August 31, 1922 April 11, 2016
Alexander R Magee
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Alexander Magee died at home on April 11, 2016. He was a resident of Oak Park since 1945. Served in World War II as a First Lieutenant Lead Bombardier in the 8th Air Force at Lavenham, England. He led 29 heavy bombardment formation attacks on Nazi targets in Occupied France and Germany in B24s and B17s. He was twice decorated with the Distinguished Flying Cross and five Air Medals. After discharge he studied under the GI Bill and received Bachelor and Master degrees from Northwestern University. He was a real estate broker in Oak Park and River Forest since 1971. He is survived by his loving companion Joyce Stockholm; his five daughters, Mary Pellegrini (Frank), Jean Magee, Joan Slanina (the late AJ), Kate Linne (Marc) and Maggie Hayes (John); eight grandchildren, Dr. Anne Slanina, Emily Tague (Andrew), Katie Mascheri (Jeremie), Jake Linne (fiancée Allison Schier), Drew Linne, Frankie Pellegrini, Molly Hayes, Jack Hayes; and four great grandchildren, Max, Louie, Frankie, and Violet. He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Frances Deegan Magee.

Memorial visitation Friday, April 22nd, from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Drechsler, Brown, & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St., Oak Park. Family and friends will gather Saturday, April 23rd for an 11 a.m. Memorial Mass at Ascension Church, 808 S. East Ave., Oak Park. Donations to the American Veterans, 2200 S. 6th Street, Springfield, Illinois 62703 would be gratefully appreciated.

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Memorial Visitation

Friday

22

Apr

4:00 PM 4/22/2016 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 4/22/2016 8:00:00 PM
Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home

203 South Marion Street
Oak Park, IL 60302

Drechsler Brown & Williams Funeral Home
203 South Marion Street Oak Park 60302 IL
United States

Memorial Mass

Saturday

23

Apr

11:00 AM 4/23/2016 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 4/23/2016 12:00:00 PM
Ascension Church

808 S. East Ave.
Oak Park, IL 60304

Ascension Church
808 S. East Ave. Oak Park 60304 IL
United States
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