William ‘Bill’ Kropp

William “Bill” Garland Kropp, 77, of Cut Bank, passed away Saturday, June 22, 2019, surrounded by his family.

A Memorial Service will be held Sunday, June 30 at 2 p.m. at Cut Bank First Presbyterian Church. Burial will follow the service in Crown Hill Cemetery. A potluck at church will follow the graveside service.

Bill was born in Deer Lodge on Dec. 12, 1941 to Garland and Margaret Kropp. He graduated from Malta High School and went on to receive a business degree from the University of Great Falls.

Bill married the love of his life, Janice Moritz, on Nov. 13, 1971. They were married for 47 years and had three kids. Bill owned the Cut Bank NAPA Store for 38 years. He enjoyed camping, hunting and working at NAPA. He was involved in the Moose Lodge and the VFW.

He is survived by his wife, Janice; his two daughters, Annette (Dave) Kropp and Misty (Sam) Whitford; son, Mark (Jill) Kropp; grandkids, Jordan, Samuel and Bizzy Whitford, and Haylee and Cadie Kropp; sister, Ann (Bob) Halvorson; brother, Skip Kropp; nieces and nephews; and too many in-laws to name.

Bill is preceded in death by his parents, Garland and Margaret Kropp; mother and father-in-law, Simon and Francis Moritz.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Gift of Life or the First Presbyterian Church.

The family of Bill Kropp would like to thank Asper Funeral Home, Northern Rockies Medical Center and staff, First Presbyterian Church and Crown Hill Cemetery.

Condolences can be made to Bill’s memorial page at www.asperfh.com.