Angela Marie (Arpke) Lewis, 34, of Alexandria, Va., and formerly of Sheboygan Falls, died Monday, Nov. 3, 2014.

Angela was born Jan. 19, 1980 in Sheboygan, the daughter of James and Carol (Schinabeck) Arpke. She was a 1998 graduate of Sheboygan Falls High School where she was a member of the Sheboygan Falls Band, playing the clarinet and saxophone. She furthered her education receiving a Bachelor of Science (BS) in architectural engineering from MSOE in 2002, a Master of Science (MS) in civil engineering from Michigan Tech in 2004, a master’s in engineering – architecture from Penn State in 2009, and a Philosophical Doctorate in facilities management from University of Reading, UK, in 2012.

Angela married Peter A. Lewis on March 25, 2006, in Sheboygan.

She was a member of Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church in Alexandria and enjoyed cooking, baking, decorating cakes and spending time with her family. Angela was an avid runner participating in many marathons and benefit runs.

She was most recently employed as an engineer at Facility Engineering Associates in Fairfax, Va., but also worked for Building Intelligence Group of St. Paul, Minn., and Vanderweil Engineers of Alexandria, Va., while advancing her academic studies. She also enjoyed additional work with ASHRAE, NAPE, and especially IFMA.

Angela is survived by her husband, Peter Lewis of Alexandria; a daughter, Lillian; her parents, James and Carol Arpke of Sheboygan Falls; a brother, John (Nicole) Arpke of School Hill; niece, Alice; her grandmother, Carole Schinabeck of Sheboygan; and her parents-in-law, Harold Lewis of Hastings, Mich., and Patricia (Robert) Hornick of Grand Rapids, Mich.; her brother-in-law, Nicholas (Emily) Lewis of Clayton, Mo.; niece, Ella; her sisterin law, Anna (Joshua) Warren of Grand Rapids; nephew, Eliott and niece, Libby Jeanne. Angela is also survived by uncles, aunts, and cousins.

A funeral to celebrate Angela’s life will take place at the Wenig Funeral Home in Sheboygan Falls at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 12, with the Rev. Gregory Whelton officiating. Burial will follow at the Sheboygan Falls Cemetery. There will also be a memorial at Mount Vernon Presbyterian Church in Alexandria, Va., at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 15, with the Rev. Robert Melone officiating.

Family and friends may call at the Wenig Funeral Home in Sheboygan Falls on Tuesday, Nov. 11, from 4-8 p.m., and on Wednesday, from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service at 10:30 a.m.

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Donations can be made in memory of Angela to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI),, or 3803 N. Fairfax Dr., Suite 100, Arlington, VA 22203

The staff of the Wenig Funeral Home in Sheboygan Falls (920-467-3431) is serving the Lewis and Arpke families.

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