He was born on Aug. 24, 1922, in Iola to David and Gertrude (Kasdin) Litwin.
He served in World War II.
He was the last of the founders and president of Litwin Department Stores Corp., which he operated until the closing of the stores in 1995, when he retired. One of the stores was in Parsons.
Survivors include his wife, Selma Kaufman Litwin; three daughters, Diane Nathan of Del Ray Beach, Fla., Linda Jeffries of Webbers Fall, Okla., and Bryna Stryker of Houston; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Rose Aileen Litwin, in 1986; six brothers, Mayer Litwin, Ben Litwin, Morris Litwin, Fred Litwin, Theodore Litwin and Israel Litwin; and three sisters, Bessie Mudrick, Tillie Feldman and Fanny Litwin.
The graveside service was on July 24 at Rose Hill Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo. Louis Memorial Chapel, Kansas City, Mo., was in charge of arrangements.
Memorials are suggested to The Temple, Congregation B’Nai Jehudah or the Alzheimer’s Association.
Online condolences can be left at www.louismemorialchapel.com.