William (Bill) Rock passed on peacefully at Kishwaukee Hospital March 8, 2019 after a brave battle with COPD. Born April 3,1945, Bill was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and graduated from DeKalb High School in 1963 where he was a member of the varsity wrestling team. Bill earned his Associates Degree from Elgin Community College while tending bar in the DeKalb area, eventually managing DeKalb’s Eagles Club followed by over 20 years employment at NIU’s Building Services. An avid follower of NIU’s Huskies as well as Chicago’s Cubs, Bears and Blackhawks. Bill, also, fervently contributed to many charities and missions over the years. Bill was a well known pool, billiards and bridge player.
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