William "Bill" E. Groeper, 58, of South Beloit, IL, died Tuesday, October 9th, 2018 in Beloit Memorial Hospital.
He was born on May 3, 1960 in Chicago Heights, IL, the son of Kenneth and Margaret (Henze) Groeper. Bill was a 1982 graduate of Lewis University, Romeoville, IL, receiving his Bachelor's of Arts in Accounting. He married Lisa Meyer on July 9, 1983 in the Lewis University Chapel.
Bill worked in health care for 30 years, most recently as the Vice President of Finance / CFO for Beloit Memorial Hospital from 2009-2017. He was the Chief Financial & Compliance Officer for Norwegian American Hospital and the Vice President of Finance at Advocate Health Care at Trinity Hospital, both in Chicago, IL. Bill was a member of St. Peter Catholic Church. He enjoyed traveling during the summers, golf, Hawkeye football and special time with his family. He had a genuine smile that made others feel at ease, and will be remembered for his kind heart.
Survivors include his wife, Lisa of South Beloit, IL; children, Lauren Groeper of Denver, CO, Caitlin (Shawn) Johnston of Rogers, AR, and Sarah Groeper of Niles, IL; siblings, Meg (Steve) Carr, Jim (Pam) Groeper, Theresa (Dan) Strong, and Fran (John) Chisholm; brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Terry (Judy) Meyer, Tom (Joanne) Meyer, and Tim Meyer; and many nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
He was predeceased by his parents and step mother, Clara Groeper.
Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Monday, October 15, 2018 in St. Peter Catholic Church, 620 Blackhawk Blvd., South Beloit, IL, with Fr. Steven Sabo officiating. Burial will be in Pinnacle Hill Cemetery. Visitation of remembrance will be from 2 to 7 p.m. with a Chaplet of Divine Mercy Service beginning at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, October 14, 2018 in the Daley Murphy Wisch & Associates Funeral Home and Crematorium, 2355 Cranston Rd., Beloit, WI.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.daleymurphywisch.com