Cover photo for William C. "Bill" Glowacki's Obituary
William C. "Bill" Glowacki Profile Photo

William C. "Bill" Glowacki

June 27, 1935 — March 8, 2023


William C. "Bill" Glowacki

****** Due to unforeseen circumstances the Funeral Mass for Bill will be a private family affair.*****  

The Mass will be livestreamed by visiting HOLY FAMILY FACEBOOK PAGE


A Mass of Christian Burial for William C. “Bill” Glowacki, 87, of Davenport, will be Saturday, March 18th at Holy Family Catholic Church, Davenport.  Visitation will be held from 4 until 6 p.m., Friday, March 17th at Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home, Davenport.  Private family burial will take place at the Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island.  Memorials may be made to Holy Family Parish, Knights of Columbus Loras Council 532, or Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House.


Bill died peacefully March 8, 2023 at the Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House.


William Charles Glowacki was born June 27th, 1935, in Davenport, a son of Vincent J. and Marie (Schier) Glowacki.  Bill served in the U.S. Army.  He earned a Registered Pharmacy Degree from Creighton University, a Bachelors degree in Nursing from Marycrest College, and a degree in Nurse Anesthesia from The Johns Hopkins Hospital.


Bill was united in marriage to Sharon Roder on August 28th, 1965, at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Sioux City, Iowa. 


Bill enjoyed daily mass, Boundary Water trips, golf, fishing and spending time with his family and grandchildren.


Survivors include his wife, Sharon, Davenport; children: Dr. of Pharmacy Robert (Jane) Glowacki, Barrington Hills, Illinois, Dr. Paul (Mary) Glowacki, Nickerson, Nebraska, and Lisa Koehler, Barrington, Illinois; grandchildren: Brittany, Ethan and Amanda Glowacki, Jacob, Katelyn and Lauren Glowacki, William, Ryan, Dylan and Colton Koehler; brothers: Jerry Glowacki, West Des Moines, Iowa, and Don (Sandy) Glowacki, Davenport; sisters and brother-in-law’s: Peggy Wiederholt, Barry and Verlyn Wiederholt, Denny and Patty Wiederholt, and Barb (Dave) Reynolds.


He was preceded in death by his daughter, Christine Glowacki, his parents, siblings, and their spouses: George (Genevieve) Glowacki, Eugene (Rosemary) Glowacki, Delores (Donald) Warlop, Richard (Penny) Glowacki; sisters-in-law’s: Loretta Glowacki and Jo Marie Wiederholt; brother-in-law: Joseph Wiederholt.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of William C. "Bill" Glowacki, please visit our flower store.

Past Services


Friday, March 17, 2023

4:00 - 6:00 pm (Central time)

Halligan-McCabe-DeVries Funeral Home

614 Main Street, Davenport, IA 52803

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Memorial Mass

Private Service

Holy Family Catholic Church

1923 Fillmore St, Davenport, IA 52804

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 1419

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree