Martha S. Feldkamp died on May 31, 2015, at her home in Alexandria, after a brief illness. She is survived by her husband Robert H. Feldkamp.
Mrs. Feldkamp was born in Marion, Ohio and moved to the Washington area from Akron, Ohio. She has lived in Alexandria in since 1967.
A longtime advocate of Alexandria historic preservation, Mrs. Feldkamp was a gubernatorial appointee to the board of the Alexandria Historical Restoration and Preservation Commission, from 2002-2011. She also served as a member of the Alexandria Board of Equalization and Assessment Review from 1988 to 2006. She served on the Historical Alexandria Resource Committee from 1996 to 1998.
She was a member of the Board of Trustees and the treasurer of the Historic Alexandria Foundation and served on the executive committee of the Foundation’s Alexandria Antiques Show. A graduate of George Mason University, with a master’s degree in American history, she wrote “A History of Alexandria during the depression, 1930-1934,” as her master’s thesis. Before retirement, she was a Realtor with Wharton Real Estate and Jacob and Roberts Realtors of Alexandria.
Memorial donations may be paid to the Historic Alexandria Foundation. See www.historicalexandriafoundation.org/