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BOWER, LEE ELIZABETH (SLAGA)
BOWER - Lee Elizabeth (nee Slaga) Long time Grand Island resident, went to be with the Lord June 7, 2017 after a lengthy illness. Born September 24, 1926 in Buffalo to Frank and Anna Slaga, Lee went on to become a Registered Nurse and a doting mother, roles she excelled at. She devoted her life to taking care of others, including her four children. Lee graduated in 1948 from Millard Fillmore Hospital School of Nursing. She worked for many years at General Motors and Occidental Chemical as a nurse. Lee was a member of St. Stephen's Church on Grand Island where she served in numerous roles, which included Women's Auxiliary and Altar Society. She is survived by two daughters, Judy (David) Hrncir of San Antonio, TX and Sheryl Bower of Glenwood Springs, CO; two sons, George (Whitney) and Michael (Jill) Bower, both of Grand Island; her grandchildren Daniel Hrncir, Dane Wood, Dakota Bower, Maddison Bower and McKenna Prochaska; special nephews John (Mary) and Steve Domagala, in addition to other family and many friends. Friends may call Sunday 4-7 PM at the Kaiser Funeral Home, 1950 Whitehaven Rd., Grand Island. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Monday at 10 AM at St. Stephen's Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the SPCA.