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Stanley David “Stan” Moskovitz, 80, of Buckeye, Ariz., was born Nov. 1, 1930, and died Feb. 1.

A funeral celebrating his life was held Monday, Feb. 7, in the Yukon Chapel at Mount Carmel Cemetery, followed by burial.

Stan was raised in Kansas City, and graduated from the University of Missouri. He worked for Tension Envelope Corporation in Kansas City and relocated to California in 1968. He retired as vice president and general manager of the West Coast after 48 years. Stan’s biggest passion in life was his wonderful wife and family. He was an avid golfer and enjoyed traveling.

Stan was preceded in death by his parents, Rubin and Shirley Moskovitz. He is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Andrea; his children, Alexandra Calahan and Paul Moskovitz , his son-in-law, Rich Calahan;, and granddaughters, Cassandra and Hannah Calahan.
Stan and his generous and courageous spirit will be deeply missed.

The family requests that donations be sent to the Muhammad Ali Parkinson Center in Phoenix.

Online condolences may be shared at www.louismemorialchapel.com.

Arr: The Louis Memorial Chapel, (816) 361-5211.

Maxine Skeer White, 81, of Leawood, Kan., passed away Thursday, Feb. 3, at the University of Kansas Medical Center.

Funeral services were held Sunday, Feb. 6, at The Louis Memorial Chapel, 6830 Troost Avenue, Kansas City, MO. The family suggests contributions to the Truman Medical Center Charitable Foundation, (in support of Behavioral Health Programs), c/o Debbie Bass, 2310 Holmes Rd., Suite 735, Kansas City, MO 64108.

Mrs. White was preceded in death by her parents, Max and Tillie (Denebeim) Skeer; and her husband of 36 years, Leonard White, in 1987.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Kenneth and DeAnn White, Wichita, Kan.; daughter, Nancy B. White, Kansas City, Mo; sister: Bobby Winston, Overland Park; and grandchildren, Andy White and Mary White.

Online guestbook available at www.louismemorialchapel.com.

Arr: The Louis Memorial Chapel, (816) 361-5211.

Ernest Horowitz died Tuesday, Feb. 1, at Village Shalom after a lengthy illness.

Funeral services were to be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, in the chapel at Kehilath Israel Blue Ridge Cemetery, 1901 Blue Ridge Blvd, Independence, Mo., with burial to follow.

Ernie was born Sept. 13, 1920, to Bluma and William Horowitz. He lived most of his life in Kansas City.

He graduated from Paseo High School and Kansas City Business College. In 1944 after his service in the Army he met and married the love of his life, Tobie Levitt of Denver.

Ernie owned Bob Jones Shoes for more than 50 years. He was a lifelong member of Kehilath Israel Synagogue. He also was a member of B’nai B’rith and was a Mason. Ernie was very proud to be an Eagle Scout. He belonged to Meadowbrook and Oakwood Country Clubs in Kansas City as well as Palm Valley and Indian Ridge Country Clubs in Palm Desert, Calif. Ernie enjoyed his time on the golf course and his daily exercise. He was blessed with many friends, including many customers who loved to chat with him.

Ernie was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Charlene Gelb. He is survived by his beloved wife of 66 years, Tobie. Also surviving are son, Rocky, and daughter-in-law, Susan Horowitz; daughter, Cheryl, and son-in-law, Harry Bosley; grandsons, Brad and Todd Bosley; sister, Anna Rose Axelrod; brother and sister-in-law, Morris and Esther Horowitz; and many nieces and nephews who adored their Uncle Ernie.

Special thanks to Tony Ellis, Vanetta Mensah, Jenny Quinonos, Erin Kling and the staff of Village Shalom for their care and compassion.

Memorial contributions may be made to Operation Breakthrough, 3039 Troost, Kansas City, MO 64109, or a charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be shared at www.louismemorialchapel.com.

Arr: The Louis Memorial Chapel, (816) 361-5211.

Edith (Stolov) Meyers, 94, of Overland Park, Kan., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 25, at the Trinity Nursing and Rehab, Merriam, Kan.

Memorial services were held on Friday, Jan. 28, at The Louis Memorial Chapel. The family suggests contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association, the Rose and Sol Stolowy Fund at Congregation Beth Shalom or the charity of your choice.

Mrs. Meyers, her husband and cousin owned for many years Midtown Snack Shop. She then went to work for the FAA for 27 years before retiring in 1980.

Mrs. Meyers was born in Kansas City and was a lifelong area resident.

She was a member of Congregation Beth Shalom, Hannick Family Club, the Civerettes and Manual High School Alumni Association.

Mrs. Meyers was preceded in death by her parents, Alex and Hannah (Hannick) Stolov; her husband of 54 years, Jack F. Meyers, who died in 1988; her infant brother, Leslie Stolov; sister, Ruby Krantz; her daughter-in-law, Barbara Smith Meyers; and her brothers-in-law, Sam Fish, Jack Glassman and Leo Smith.

She is survived by her son, Ron Meyers, Overland Park; and her sisters, Pauline Fish, Trudy Glassman, Bobbi Smith and Marlene Rafsky.

The family would like to thank the staff of Trinity Nursing and Rehab for all their care and loving treatment of Edith.
Edith’s warmth, kindness and sense of humor will be missed by all who knew her.

Online guestbook available at www.louismemorialchapel.com.

Arr: The Louis Memorial Chapel, (816) 361-5211.

Nathan Ross Botwinik unexpectedly passed away in his sleep on Wednesday, Jan. 12.

Nathan was born on Aug. 21, 1947, in Kansas City, Mo., where he resided until entering the Army in 1967. He left the service to pursue an education in pharmacy and eventually moved to Santa Rosa, Calif. In 1984, Nathan became actively involved in real estate and was known as “The Wetlands Guy.” In 1992, he obtained his brokerage license and eventually started his own brokerage companies, Homes and Acreage and Vernal Pool Technologies.

Nathan is survived by his loving wife, Suzzie J. Botwinik; brother, Bernard (Barbie) Botwinik; stepdaughter, Jenelle Kilgannon (Steve); granddaughters, Sienna and Kaia Kilgannon; sisters-in-law, Carol Botwinik and Mary Botwinik; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

Nathan was preceded in death by his parents, Dave and Esther Botwinik; brothers, Arnie Botwinik and Gary Botwinik; and stepson, Justin Forsythe.

Funeral services were held on Tuesday, Jan. 25, at the Daniels Chapel of the Roses, 1225 Sonoma Avenue, Santa Rosa. If desired, donations in his memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 1451 Guerneville Road, Ste. 220, Santa Rosa, CA 95403.

Alan B. Feingold, 68, died Monday, Feb 7, while spending time in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

Alan was born March 23, 1942. He grew up in Kansas City, graduated from Shawnee Mission East High School in 1960, and began his college years at the University of Missouri. While he showed artistic ability from a very young age, he developed a strong interest in architecture while at MU. After his sophomore year, he transferred to the University of Oklahoma to continue his studies and earn his bachelor degree in architecture.

After working at Fullerton-Carey-Oman Architects for five years, he opened his own firm, Feingold Associates Architecture and Design. He started his business in 1971 and as Alan’s practice grew, he moved to the historic Uptown Theater Building, where he renovated the second floor space and doubled his staff. He was a skilled and innovative architect with a flair for contemporary design and enjoyed a long and successful career, designing many wonderful buildings, theaters, shopping centers, retail stores and fabulous homes in and around Kansas City, and all across the United States.

Alan loved music, theater and especially the work of Stephen Sondheim. In 1981, to celebrate the opening of his new office space, he produced and directed a performance of Stephen Sondheim music at the Uptown Theater, inviting 600 friends and work associates. His idea of a good party was to invite a well-known and gifted singer to perform for his friends, which he did on numerous occasions.

While Alan possessed talent, intelligence and a delightfully wry and witty sense of humor, his finest quality was his pure and loving heart. He was a man who loved freely and unconditionally and showered that love upon his family and friends.

Alan was born to Daniel and Helen Feingold in Kansas City, Mo. He is survived by his sisters, Marilyn Higgins (Ron) and Beverly Barnes; nieces, Lisa Biederman, Jodi Gagnon (Marty) and Kelley Wengler (Jason); nephews, Barton Hechtman (Carrie) and Mark Barnes (Kim); numerous great-nephews and great-nieces; his very special cousin, Phillip Feingold; and many other cousins and a wealth of wonderful friends.

Special thanks to Arnie Woker and Joyce Long for being his devoted and longtime business associates.

Memorial services will be held at a later date.

No flowers please; donations may be sent to a charity of your choice or Mayo Clinic, Department of Development, Amyloidosis Research 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905.

Marian Bell Wedlan Klebanoff, 94, of Wichita, Kan., teacher, business owner and community volunteer, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 15.

A memorial service was to be held today, Friday, Feb. 18, at Congregation Emanu-El in Wichita.

Marian was preceded in death by her first husband, Nat Wedlan, and brother, Robert Bell. She is survived by her husband, Joseph Klebanoff; daughters, Myrna Lyons (David) of Atlanta, and Bobbi Wedlan Weil (Larrie) of Dallas; step-sons, Gary Klebanoff (Denise) of Bay Shore, N.Y. and Alan Klebanoff (Margie) of Los Angeles; grandchildren, Jonathan Lyons (Jamie) of Atlanta and Brett Lyons (Marlo) of Valley Village, Calif.; step-grandchildren, Parker Weil (Lori) of Ridgewood, N.J., Sarah Weil of Northbrook, Ill., David Klebanoff of Vermont, Kara Klebanoff of New York and Sara Ann Klebanoff of New York; great-grandchildren, Avi and Tali Lyons of Atlanta and Macey Lyons of Valley Village; and step-great-grandchildren, Natalie, Davis and Griffin Weil of Ridgewood, N.J., and Nathan, Carly and Emily Weil Rogers

Irving Schlossenberg, 92, of Overland Park, passed away peacefully Sunday, Feb. 13.

He was born in Baltimore. His family moved to Washington, D.C. when he was 3. Irv started working when he was 9 years old delivering groceries in his little red wagon for the mom-and-pop grocery store on the corner where he lived. He graduated from high school when he was 16. He was offered a scholarship but instead worked. Soon after, he became a copy boy at The Washington Post. After a few months he was trained to be a photographer and became the youngest professional newspaper photographer in the city. One of his beats for The Post was covering The White House during President Roosevelt’s years.

When World War II broke out, Irv was classified 4F because he had an abnormal growth on one foot. Refusing to stay out of the war, he had surgery on his foot and then joined the Marines as a combat correspondent. He became a master sergeant. He took part in five major campaigns, four on first-wave landings. For this he was awarded four bronze stars. Soon after the war, he began selling the Encyclopedia Britannica door to door. He rose quickly in the company to district manager, division manager and then national sales director and executive assistant to the company president.

Before ill health overtook him, he and his wife, Gloria, spent many winters in Florida, took cruises to the Panama Canal, Alaska and the Caribbean, and traveled to Europe, Israel and through Canada.

He was a lifetime member of the Masons. He was one of the founders of Congregation Kol Ami and did so enjoy his membership in the ROMEOS.

He leaves behind Gloria, his loving wife of 64 years; his two sons, Norman (Paula) and Marty (Thomas). He also leaves five grandsons Eric (Megan), Brian, David, Seth and Logan; granddaughter, Danae (Al); and seven great grandchildren. He also leaves his sister, Shirley Cohen (Howard) of Rockville, Md., and many nieces and nephews in the Maryland area.

A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 20, at Congregation Kol Ami, 7501 Belinder, Prairie Village, KS 66208.

Please, no flowers. Contributions can be made to Congregation Kol Ami or Harvesters, 3801 Topping Ave., Kansas City, MO 64129.

Edwin Marvin Cohn of Overland Park, Kan., formerly of St. Louis, Mo., passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 1.

Funeral  services were held Friday, Feb. 4, in the Yukon Chapel at Mount Carmel Cemetery, followed by burial.

Edwin was born March 15, 1922, in St. Louis to Harry and Eva Cohn.  He was a lifelong resident of St. Louis until moving to Overland Park 11 years ago. Edwin attended Soldan High School and Washington University. He served in the Army Air Corps in World War II as a weather observer. He was stationed in Dakar, French West Africa (now Senegal); in Egypt; and on Masirah Island off the coast of Oman. Upon returning from World War II, Edwin finished his accounting degree at Washington University. He worked as an accountant and comptroller for several companies in fashion, shopping center development and management, and tire industries. In 1967, Edwin married Shirley Hersh with whom he had a daughter, Helaine. Edwin not only took care of his wife and daughter but was dedicated to caring for his mother, aunts and other members of the extended family.

Edwin was an avid tennis player throughout his life. He played on the Soldan High School tennis team and placed third in the state doubles tournament. He taught his daughter to play tennis, too. Edwin enjoyed watching tennis, St. Louis Cardinals baseball and other sports.

Edwin retired after a 40-plus year career in accounting. He continued his lifelong love of learning by becoming active in OASIS, a learning and community service organization. He took classes at OASIS and volunteered with them. He also volunteered in the public schools through OASIS and YouthFriends helping struggling students learn to read and build self-esteem.

In 1999, Edwin and Shirley moved to Overland Park to be closer to their daughter Helaine and her family. In Overland Park, he continued taking classes at the Heritage Center at the Jewish Community Center. He also enjoyed playing with his granddaughter, Hannah.

Edwin was preceded in death by his parents and his sister and brother-in-law, Bernice and Bob Weiss. He is survived by his wife, Shirley; his daughter, Helaine Cohn, and her husband, Eric Poe; his granddaughters, Hannah and Rachel Poe; cousins, Zelda Burnford (Dublin, Calif.) and Bob Oksner (Orlando. Fla.); niece, Ellen Ziman (New York, N.Y.); and nephew, Aurthur Weiss (Chicago).

The family thanks Kansas City Hospice and Palliative Care for their magnificent care.

Donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

Online guestbook available at www.louismemorialchapel.com.

Arr: The Louis Memorial Chapel, (816) 361-5211.

Yetta (Baum) Levitch, 90, of Kansas City, Mo., passed away Saturday, Feb. 5, at her home.

Graveside services were held Monday, Feb. 7, at Mount Carmel Cemetery. The family suggests contributions to Heartland Hospices, 1001 E. 101st Terr., Suite 180, Kansas City, MO 64131 and/or Beth Shalom Synagogue, 14200 Lamar Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66223-4850.

Yetta was born Nov. 20, 1920, in Warsaw, Poland, the daughter of Samuel and Helen (Browner) Baum.

She came to Kansas City with her parents at the age of 6 months and lived in Kansas City until her death.

Yetta was a member of Congregation Beth Shalom and its Sisterhood and was a former member of B’nai B’rith Women.

She married William Levitch, who passed away in 1989.

Yetta was also preceded in death by her parents; her sisters, Rose Cohen and Mary Eisenberg; brothers-in-law and their spouses: Rueben and Josephine Levitch, Himmie and Margaret Levitch and David and Frances Brand Levitch.

She is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, Julius D. and Deborah Levitch, Las Vegas, and their children, Ashlee Levitch and Breean Levitch; daughter, Roberta Ann Fleider, Kansas City, Mo., and her daughter and son-in-law, Dawn Shira and Max Bachman and their children, Anabel Grace Bachman and Mayah Edan Bachman.

Online guestbook available at www.louismemorialchapel.com.

Arr: The Louis Memorial Chapel, (816) 361-5211.

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