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William "Bill" Kropelnicki

August 3, 1933 ~ November 18, 2020 (age 87)



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William “Bill” Kropelnicki, age 87, of Cottage Grove, passed away from natural causes on November 18, 2020.

Bill is preceded in death by his wife Arlean; daughter-in-law, Sandy; son-in-law, Mike Tackett; and many brothers and sisters. Bill is survived by his children, Doug (Rebecca), Wayne, Donna Tackett and Beth (Mike) Vinje; grandchildren, Kyle (Corrie), Jessica (Troy) Longtine, Kevin Carlin, Amanda Butzer, Jason (Melissa), Roy (Jamie), Lance and Larry; several great-grandchildren; three brothers and one sister.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, private services will be held and a celebration of life will be held at a later date.


While maintaining social distancing guidelines, we are now able to accommodate gatherings while abiding to a 50% capacity at the facility. The use of face masks by attendees is required at indoor events, and we will continue taking the necessary steps to keep your families safe. Expressions of sympathy during this time can be left on the condolences page available on the obituary portion on our website. We also encourage you to view the video tribute once it becomes available or complete the HeartStrings online sympathy page with the link above


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