September 13, 1920 - February 1, 2011
Ernest Horowitz died February 1, 2011 at Village Shalom after a lengthy illness. Funeral services will be at 1:00pm Friday, February 4 in the chapel at Kehilath Israel Blue Ridge Cemetery, 1901 Blue Ridge Blvd, Independence, MO 64052. Burial will follow. Ernie was born September 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 fifty years. He was a lifelong member of Kehilath Israel Synagogue. He also was a member of B’nai Brith 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, California. 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 sixty-six 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. In lieu of flowers, a memorial contribution may be made to Operation Breakthrough, 3039 Troost, Kansas City, MO 64109 or a charity of your choice.
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