Julian Kossow

Julian Kossow

Julian Kossow, 87, passed away peacefully on Aug. 2, 2020. He was born on Dec. 17, 1932, son of Ellis and Fay Kossow (Bortnick). A lifelong Washingtonian, he loved his city and was passionate about the home sports teams, especially the Washington Nationals and the Washington football team. He married his former spouse in 1955 and had four children: Joe (Lynne) Kossow, Carrie (Mike) Kurutz, Amy (Peter) Ouborg and Anne (Evan) Tager. Over the years he became the grandfather to Emily (Jesse), Danny, Carolyn, Robin and Samantha . He has one great grandchild, Elliot. In 1996 he married the love of his life, Janet Zalman Kossow. They spent the next 24 years traveling the world while he worked full time as a Professor of Law at Stetson, Marquette and Georgetown Law Schools. He became the stepfather to Ben Polun (Hannah). He was the grandfather to their two children Max and Lev. He has been a loving brother to his sister Carole (Ron) Fradkin. He was a man of passion teaching and mentoring his students. All who know him remember his sweetness,laughter and generosity. Services are private. To honor Julian's life donations may be made to: Georgetown University Fund a Fellow for Parkinson's, Office of Advancement, Department Number 0734, Washington, DC 20073.
December 17, 1932 - August 2, 202012/17/193208/02/2020
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Julian Kossow, 87, passed away peacefully on Aug. 2, 2020. He was born on Dec. 17, 1932, son of Ellis and Fay Kossow (Bortnick). A lifelong Washingtonian, he loved his city and was passionate about the home sports teams, especially the Washington Nationals and the Washington football team. He married his former spouse in 1955 and had four children: Joe (Lynne) Kossow, Carrie (Mike) Kurutz, Amy (Peter) Ouborg and Anne (Evan) Tager. Over the years he became the grandfather to Emily (Jesse), D...

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Monday, August 03 2020
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