Sylvia M. Raquet Lee, age 82 of Fremont, passed away peacefully at her home on Saturday, November 14, 2020. Sylvia was born on January 15, 1938 in Detroit to B. James and Lavon (Carpenter) O’Halloran. Sylvia was a graduate of Moody Bible Institute where she received her Bachelor's Degree in Music Education and later received her Bachelor's Degree in Church Music from the Lewis University. Sylvia worked in the financial services in Chicago for 18 years with tax shelter investments and also taught private piano lessons for over 12 years and voice lessons for over 21 years. Sylvia was a talented china painter and also taught china painting for several years. She loved singing, sewing, had played the piano at various churches in the Fremont area, and reading. Sylvia also had been active in the Fremont Community Choir, and enjoyed attending the symphony in Muskegon. Sylvia married Roscoe O. Lee on December 3, 2011 at the Redeemer Lutheran Church in Fremont and Roscoe preceded her in death on November 17, 2017. Sylvia was a member of the Redeemer Lutheran Church in Fremont. Her bright disposition and upbeat personality will always be remembered.
Sylvia is survived by her children, David (Victoria “Tori”) Raquet of Fremont; Debra (Lance) Safford of Racine, Wisconsin; her grandchildren, Annelise (Seth) Walker; Kira Raquet; Steven Raquet. She was preceded in death by her mother, Lavon Elizabeth Tinker, her father, Bertram James O’Halloran; and her brother, James O’Halloran.
Due to covid restrictions, a memorial service will be held at a later date with information to be provided when available. Friends may consider memorial contributions to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in memory of Sylvia. Friends may send a condolence or share a memory with the Raquet Lee family online at www.crandellfh.com. Arrangements by Crandell Funeral Home - Fremont Chapel. 231-924-0800