Victor W. Kotowski Sr., Mountain View resident, died Sept. 24 after battling skin cancer. He was 84.
Victor was born on July 30, 1928 in Utica, NY, and he joined the United States Navy in his early twenties. While serving his country, he also boxed and played football. After leaving the Navy, he spent most of his adult life in Oregon and California. For the last 20 years, he lived in Mountain View with his wife and longtime companion Ann, who preceded him in death in 2010.
Victor is survived by his older brother Walt; his sons Jim and Vic; and grandchildren Genevieve, Jordyn, Jarrett, and Nick.
A private service is planned with burial in the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, Ca. Contributions in lieu of flowers may be made to the American Cancer Society or Wounded Warrior Project.