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Alice Mae Spencer

January 4, 1928 - July 17, 2021

“What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments but what is woven into the lives of others.”

Alice Mae Spencer (nee Mihaljevich), of Milwaukee Wisconsin, was set free on Saturday, July 17, 2021. She was in her home surrounded by her loving family. Most loving and accepting Mom to Michael (Kathy…read more

“What you leave behind is not what is engraved in stone monuments but what is woven into the lives of others.”

Alice Mae Spencer (nee Mihaljevich), of Milwaukee Wisconsin, was set free on Saturday, July 17, 2021. She was in her home surrounded by her loving family. Most loving and accepting Mom to Michael (Kathy) Walters of Boca Raton, FL, Kristine Walters (Kevin) Haase of Milwaukee, WI, Diane “Dee” Spencer (Michael) Carr of Augusta, GA, and David (Suzanne) Spencer of Laguna Beach, CA. The Best Grandma ever to Alisa (Dan) Regnier, Kristyna R. Rathkamp, Justin (Mariah) Rathkamp, and Jack A. Walters. Great-Grandma to Eleanor Kristine Regnier, Michael Rathkamp, and Alex Rathkamp. Auntie Alice to Tom (Renee), Jim (Jan) Mihal, Stephanie Skrine, Steve (Mary Rita) Skrine, Kelly (Bruce) Wood, and Kerry Skrine. Best friend to Bea Einem of Seward, NE. Dear cousin to Velma (Sondich) McShane of Tarpon Springs, FL. She will also be missed by many great nieces and nephews and friends. Preceded in death by father Milan (Emil) Mihaljevich, mother Theresa (Tessie) Mihaljevich nee Sondich, brother Milan (Dorothy) Mihaljevich (Mihal), and sister Anna Martha (Everet) Skrine(Riccio) nee Mihaljevich.

Alice retired from Waukesha County Social Services after 40 plus years while continuing to be a loyal friend to many coworkers who loved her. She loved her family and friends, including her best friend Bea Einem, whom she had known since the 5th grade. She was pen pals to many including her cousin Velma Sondich.

Alice enjoyed knitting and crocheting. She donated many handmade winter scarves she called “Alice’s Hugs” to the Milwaukee Rescue Mission, Salvation Army, and the Ronald McDonald House.

She loved cooking and created many wonderful dishes for events she hosted while keeping traditions handed down over generations.

Alice was loved by many beyond her family members. She will be missed and can never be replaced.

In lieu of flowers or gifts please feel free to donate to the charities mentioned above in Alice’s name.

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In lieu of flowers or gifts please feel free to donate to Milwaukee Rescue Mission, Salvation Army, and the Ronald McDonald House in Alice’s name.

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