GROUNDWATER, William D., 86, died April 19, 2014. He is survived by his beloved wife, Jean (Strobel); sons, David (Tracy) and Paul (Christine); grandsons Colin William, William, Brian, and Joshua; and his sister, Jean Lang of Tucson, AZ. Preceded in death by his parents, Robert and Cora; and brothers, Warren and Robert. He was a native of Chicago's Brainerd neighborhood, a graduate of the University of Illinois, and served as an officer in the U.S. Marine Corps during the Korean War. He traveled the world as Director of International Advertising for United Airlines and was known by his friends and colleagues for his kindness and dry wit. We will miss his wisdom and quiet strength. Services will be held at First Presbyterian Church of Arlington Hts. on Saturday, May 10, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. Donations in his memory may be made to the church or the
, in lieu of flowers. Funeral information and condolences: www.GlueckertFH.com or (847) 253-0168.
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Arlington Heights, IL 60004
Published in the Arizona Daily Star on Apr. 28, 2014