Alexandria Hand

Alexandria Hand (nee James), 72, of Brookfield and formerly of LaGrange Park and Mukwonago, Wisconsin, died Dec. 5, 2020.

Ms. Hand was a longtime waitress at the Buresh’s Lobster House, a popular Brookfield restaurant, now demolished, at 31st Street and Prairie Avenue.

She was the wife of the late Gary Michael Hand; the mother of Michelle (Dean) Maggos and Denise (Ed) Hovorka; the grandmother of John (Meghan) Maggos, Michael Maggos and Alex Maggos; the 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; and the aunt of many nieces and nephews.

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

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

Hitzeman Funeral Home, Brookfield, handled arrangements.

You may express condolences online at If you wish to send a sympathy card to the family, send it to Hitzeman Funeral Home, 9445 31st St., Brookfield, 60513, c/o Alexandria Hand family.