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“I miss running into Mrs. Horwitz, around town she was always very kind to my family and I when we were customers at Julius Star, the family store!!!...Read More »
1 of 24 | Posted by: Anna Butler, and Brenda Murphy and Family - MI

“I just heard Marge's passing last Sunday. Would have come has I known. She was a wonderful lady who treated me like one of her own whenever I was in...Read More »
2 of 24 | Posted by: Bob Boyd - Sparta, MI - Friend

“Vicki and Family, sending our deepest condolences to your family. Your Mom was such a gracious lady throughout the years I've had the pleasure to...Read More »
3 of 24 | Posted by: Sheryl Woods - Battle Creek, MI

“Vicki and family, so very sorry for your loss. Marg was a good neighbor and a wonderful lady. Prayers that God will give you peace and comfort in...Read More »
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5 of 24 | Posted by: Nancy Koski Mahaney - MI

“Dear Vicki and Sherry, family. I can't imagine the grief you must feel after losing so many dear members of your family. You always made me feel...Read More »
6 of 24 | Posted by: Marlyn Castner - Portage, MI

“I was so sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. She will be missed by many. Our condolences to you and your family. You are in our thoughts and...Read More »
7 of 24 | Posted by: Nancy Kirtley

“Vicki, Sherri (and family), we send you our deepest sympathy for the passing of your mother - a dear lovely lady. We are thankful to have known her...Read More »
8 of 24 | Posted by: Joe and Lindy Kurti - MI - Friend

“I was so sad to hear of Marge's passing. She and Larry were very good to me and I have missed their store since it closed. I want to extend my...Read More »
9 of 24 | Posted by: Michael Christman - Battle Creek, MI

“So sorry,Vicki Your mom was always so friendly. I always enjoyed talking to her. She will be missed. Mom's are so missed! The Angels from Heaven...Read More »
10 of 24 | Posted by: Jim Brangwyn - Olivet, MI

“Miss Vicki, I will deeply miss the beautiful smile your Mother would have on every time I saw her. She taught me a ton especially how to lead life...Read More »
11 of 24 | Posted by: Debbie Wise - Waldron, IN

“Vicki and family, we are so sorry to hear of the "Home Going/Passing" of your Beautiful mother!!! What a wonderful, Kind and considerate women she...Read More »
12 of 24 | Posted by: Brenda Murphy, Anna Butler and Family - MI

“A wonderful lady with a wonderful family. Our prayers are with you all. With losing Randy one month ago, we will lift you up and pray for peace and...Read More »
13 of 24 | Posted by: Martha (Penn) and Scott Camp - MI

“Dear Vicki and Sherri and family,My sincere condolences on your Mom's passing. I've known Margie my whole life and loved her like a sister. She was...Read More »
14 of 24 | Posted by: Dee Rose Karp - Dallas, TX

“We were so sorry to hear about your news. Know that their presence is imbedded in the halls and Synagogue of Temple BETH El. You could not walk...Read More »
15 of 24 | Posted by: Fredie and Alan Blyveis - NV

“Very sorry for your loss,she was a very nice person,.I new her for a long time. Spent time at her house,and with her.I will miss her dearly. ”
16 of 24 | Posted by: Teri Myers - Friend

“Sherri: I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was such a beautiful person and I have such fond memories of everyone in your family. Sending you a...Read More »
17 of 24 | Posted by: Michelle (Miller) Orns - Holland, MI

“Vicki I am so sorry for your loss. Your mom was also so nice to us at the bank. You two had a mother daughter relationship like no other. ...Read More »
18 of 24 | Posted by: Susan Smith - Battle Creek, MI

“May she Rest In Peace. She's with her husband and son now. ”
19 of 24 | Posted by: Joanne Horwitz - Maple Hill, NC

“My deepest condolences to you Vicky and your family....your mom was always a good friend, and ray of hope in her community.... she was a great source...Read More »
20 of 24 | Posted by: Heshy Bock - Rochester, IN

“Marge was a only and gracious lady and a wonderful volunteer for the Art Center. She is greatly missed. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the...Read More »
21 of 24 | Posted by: Linda Holderbaum - Battle Creek, MI

“A wonderful lady ! Our condolences to all the family. ”
22 of 24 | Posted by: Dan & Cathy kunitzer - FL

“Vicki our thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. I will be there in spirit with you this week. ”
23 of 24 | Posted by: Reggie Mahoney - Battle Creek, MI

“Vicki our deepest condolences to you and your family. Your Mom was a beautiful person. Our prayers are with you. ...Read More »
24 of 24 | Posted by: Jeanne Chase - Battle Creek, MI

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Marjorie L. (Star) Horwitz, age 87, died at home on Sunday, May 21, 2017.

Marge was born in Battle Creek, Michigan on December 31, 1929 to Julius and Lillian (Feder) Star. Marge graduated from Battle Creek Central High School in 1948. She attended Michigan State University.

On September 12, 1954, Marge married Albert "Larry" Horwitz at the Post Tavern Inn. Marge and Larry stayed in Battle Creek to operate Julius Star, Inc. Marge's parents began the business in 1937, and she worked there until her retirement in 2000.

Marge was an active volunteer in many local organizations. She was awarded the "Good Egg" Volunteer of the Year in 2008 by the Binder Park Zoo. In 2013, she was the first recipient of the Battle Creek Art Center's "Our Gem" Award given to the outstanding volunteer at the Center.

Marge was the oldest active member of Temple Beth-El. She served on the Board of Directors for many years and was active in the Sisterhood.

Marge is survived by her daughters, Sherri (Glenn) Ozawa of Chandler, AZ and Vicki Sue Horwitz of Battle Creek. She was a loving grandmother to her grandchildren, Captain Jeffrey Horwitz and his wife Jenna, of Maple Hill, N.C., Kimberly Horwitz and Gabe Pompa of Las Vegas, NV., Elise Ozawa of Irvine, CA., and Eric Ozawa of Chandler, AZ. She was preceded in death by her parents Julius and Lillian Star, her husband Larry in 1997, her son, Randy on April 21, 2017, her sister, Edith Tamkin and her brother, Sherman Star.

The funeral service to celebrate Marge's life will be held on Thursday, May 25th at 11:00 a.m. at Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home and Cremation Care, Battle Creek with Cantor Annie Rose of Temple Beth-El officiating. Interment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery, Battle Creek. There will be a visitation for the family to meet friends on Wednesday, May 24th from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Binder Park Zoo, The Battle Creek Art Center or Temple Beth-El. Personal messages for the family may be placed here at