Mortimer Alpert

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Mortimer Alpert

Birthdate: (94)
Death: February 09, 2010 (94)
Shawnee, KS, United States
Place of Burial: Kansas City, Jackson, MO, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Samuel Victor Alpert and Mamie (Minnie) Toby Alpert
Husband of Jean Esther Alpert
Ex-husband of Florence J. Alpert
Father of Private; Private; Private and Private

Managed by: Harris Andrew Shapiro
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About Mortimer Alpert

Mortimer Alpert, 94, of Overland Park, KS, passed away peacefully February 9, 2010, surrounded by his closest family members. Funeral services will be at 1:30 p.m. Friday, February 12, at The Louis Memorial Chapel, 6830 Troost Avenue. Burial at Sheffield Cemetery. Kindly omit flowers; the family suggests contributions to the American Heart Association, the Arthritis Foundation, or a charity of one's choice.

Mr. Alpert was a violinist with the Kansas City Philharmonic and its successor, The Kansas City Symphony Orchestra. He retired in 1996 after 63 years. During his prolific career, Mr. Alpert played for Carmen Miranda, Jack Benny, Bob Hope and was concertmaster for Henry Mancini when Mancini performed in Kansas City. He also recorded with Mannheim Steamroller and CW McCall. During the summer months he played at Starlight Theater. He also performed with the Lyric Opera for many years.

Mort was a devoted husband and father and was preceded in death by his wife Jean, of 60 years in 2005. Mr. Alpert leaves behind four children, Sam and his wife Jill Alpert of Kansas City; Joel and his wife Glenita Alpert of Prairie Village, KS; Irwin and his wife Sara of Blue Springs, MO and daughter Marsha Levi and husband Yuvall Levi of Jerusalem, Israel. He also leaves behind 10 grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

The family would like to thank the owners and staff at the Atriums for their loving care during the last five years. Our loving father and grandfather will be greatly missed by all his family, many friends and the music community.

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Mortimer Alpert's Timeline

October 25, 1915
February 9, 2010
Age 94
Shawnee, KS, United States
February 12, 2010
Age 94
Kansas City, Jackson, MO, United States