WAUWATOSA

Alexandra ‘Alex’ Hopping

April 23, 1991 - April 18, 2011

Alexandra "Alex" Hopping left us too soon Monday, April 18, 2011, at the age of 19.

She was the beloved daughter of Christa Lewis, Mark (Kathryn) and Jalem Getz; sister of Monica Hopping and Shannon Callahan; granddaughter of Michael Lewis and Arthur Goheen; great-granddaughter of Elaine Lewis; and the niece of Jerry Lewis, Roger (Paula), John (Laura), Theresa Canizzaro, Joanne Lewis, Andrea Lewis, Matthew (Michelle) Goheen and Daniel Goheen. Alex is also survived by Joshua, Zachary and Aaron Lewis; Grace and Camden Criesco; all of the Hopping cousins; and other relatives and numerous friends.

She was preceded in death by her grandmother, Marilee Lewis; grandparents, Robert J. and Geraldine Hopping; and an uncle, Mark Lewis.

Alex was born April 23, 1991, in Oakland, Calif. She moved from California to Wisconsin when she was 7, but always remained a California girl at heart. She looked forward to her summers in California with her father and family, especially her time in the beach town of Bolinas. Alex graduated from Waukesha West High School in 2009. She was a dedicated vegetarian, passionate about the arts and music, and a social butterfly. She was very loving and loyal to all she knew.

Alex’s family will greet family and friends from 3 p.m. until the 5:30 p.m. funeral service Monday, April 25, at Heritage Funeral Home’s New Berlin Chapel, 16880 W. National Ave., New Berlin.

Heritage Funeral Home, 901-1140, is serving the family. For the online guest book and directions, visit www.heritagefuneral.com.