Audrey Hirschowitz

Audrey Hirschowitz

Audrey Hirschowitz, 98, of Oran, Missouri passed away peacefully at 4:58 pm on Friday, May 3, 2019 at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. 

She was the only child of Sam and Sarah Kaplan of St. Charles, Missouri.

Audrey attended and received a degree in business from Lindenwood University in St. Charles. After receiving her degree she met and married Louis (Louie) Hirschowitz. They married on Feb. 16, 1944 and he preceded her in death on March 31, 2007.

She and Louie owned and operated a mercantile in Oran for many, many years. 

Audrey was a world traveler and an avid dog lover. She was also a long standing member of Morley Veterans of Foreign Wars post 5368 and a member of the Eastern Star Chapter 137 for 70 plus years.

She will be sadly missed by her family and many loving friends, especially her Uncle, Sid Yawitz of St. Louis, Missouri and her neighbors, Ray and Brenda Cook and the whole Cook family who loved her so.

She is survived by her Uncle, Sid Yawitz of St. Louis; three nieces, Harriet Surochy of Clearwater, Florida; Jane Menz of Sikeston, Missouri; Gilda Whitaker of Rochester, Michigan and many cousins.

Graveside service Tuesday, May 7, 1:30 pm at Beth Hamedrosh Hagodol Cemetery, 9125 Ladue Road, where she will be laid to rest next to her husband.