USAF Lt. Col. Ret. Julian Kowalski, 96, passed away on Friday, Oct. 25, 2019 at his home in Rancho Cordova, California.

He is survived by his wife Joanne Kowalski, seven children, Julie Sanders of Cayucos, California, David (Blanche) Kowalski of Phoenix, Arizona, Mary (Larry) Baze of Redmond, Oregon, Ruth (Chad) Kowalski of Ione, California, Peter (Laurel) Kowalski of Orangevale, California, Matt (Debra) Kowalski of Roseville, California and John (Ramon) Kowalski of Manhattan Beach, California. Six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first wife Anita, brothers Raymond, Jerome, Elter and sisters Gertrude, Eleanor, Emilie, Lorene and Elsie. He is also survived by his brothers Joseph Jr., Robert, Wilbert and Richard. Per his wishes he was taken to the Mount Vernon Funeral Home for cremation. Memorial services are pending.