• Welcome!
    |
    ||
    Logout|My Dashboard
  • Terms & Conditions | Privacy Policy
Locally Owned and
Edited Since 1963
Serving Dublin, Livermore,
Pleasanton and Sunol

The Independent

July 23, 2019

Bill Nawrocki

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Thursday, June 13, 2019 12:00 am

Bill Nawrocki was born Nov. 18, 1931, in Chicago, Ill., and died June 7, 2019.

He was the elder of the two brothers. After high school he lived at home and attended Knapp School of Percussion in Chicago on a scholarship. He took various part-time jobs. In 1951 he joined the Air Force. He chose the Air Force because they had a full-time band. After basic training at Parks Air Force Base in Dublin, he was sent to percussion school in Washington, D.C., for three months. He went in as a Corporal and came out a Staff Sergeant.

Subscription Required

An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

Have an online subscription?

Need an online subscription?

Subscribe

Login

You must login to view the full content on this page.

Thank you for reading 10 free articles on our site. You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for another 10 free articles, or you can sign-up for a subscription and continue to enjoy valuable local news and information. If you need help, please contact our office at 925-447-8700. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

Have an online subscription?

Need an online subscription?

Subscribe

Login

Featured Events

Construction Milestone Observed at New Zeiss Headquarters in Dublin

On July 11, a topping out ceremony was held at Carl Zeiss Meditec in Dublin. Topping out refers to placing the last or highest steel beam during construction. The building, located at 5300 Central Pkwy., will serve as the U.S. headquarters fo…