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Harold Haskovitz 5/2/2003

Star Tribune: Newspaper of the Twin Cities (Minneapolis, MN) - May 4, 2003

Deceased Name: Haskovitz Harold "Butz" Haskovitz

Haskovitz Harold "Butz" Haskovitz, age 77 of St. Louis Park. Born and raised in N. Mpls, lost his only battle in life on 5/2/03. Preceded in death by his courageous son, Barrie; parents, Becky and Jacob Haskvitz; niece, Diana Chazin Levitt; and sister-in-law, RoseLee Haskovitz. Survived by loving wife and best friend of 51 years, Shirley; beloved father, partner and mentor to son, Jack; unbreakable bond with daughters, Becky and Julie; greatest Zada in the world to Mirit and Max. Also survived by sister and brother-in-law, Delores and Milton Chazin; brother, Sidney Haskovitz; sisters and brothers-in-law, Darlene and Nathan Schwartz, Marcia, Arlyn, Jan, Sheldon, Sam Pomush and Aunt Lea Charniss and many nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends. He truly loved and respected every one of them. He was a man who never measured his wealth in dollars but in the family and friendships he made during his life. He proudly served his country during WWII as a fighting Seabee. He was one of the few, courageous survivors of the first wave of the battle of Iwo Jima, witnessing the famous raising of the flag on Mount Suribachi. An active member of Tifereth B'nai Jacob and B'nai Emet Synagogues. Member of Masons and B'nai B'rith, an every day staple of the morning workout crew at the JCC Health Club; a regular of the morning breakfast group from the Old Northside. Founder and owner of H & H TV and Electronics since 1955. Former owner of Jack's Bar in N. Mpls. Founder and Past President of the MN Electronics Dealers Association, former member of the St. Louis Park Cable Commission. Funeral services SUNDAY (TODAY) 1PM B'NAI EMET SYNAGOGUE, 3115 Ottawa Ave S., St. Louis Park. SHIVA 8143 Westwood Hills Dr. at 7:30pm thru Thursday (morning and evening services will be held at B'nai Emet through Thursday at 7:30am and 5:45pm daily). In lieu of flowers, memorials are preferred to the donor's favorite charity. The family wishes to convey their deepest gratitude to all the nurses, doctors, surgeons, clergy, family, friends and the Allina Hospice Family for their help and support during this period of unimaginable pain and grief. A special thanks to Dr. Stuart Borken for not just treating Harold as a patient but as a friend. Arr: Hodroff and Sons.

Star Tribune: Newspaper of the Twin Cities (Minneapolis, MN)
Date: May 4, 2003
Edition: METRO
Page: 8B
Record Number: 030504Obits0504 Obits0504

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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