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Wednesday, December 13

Fallen Heroes

 

A tribute to our officers who have paid the ultimate price in service to their community.

"They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old;
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them."

"For the Fallen" by Laurence Binyon

Deputy Manuel
"Manny" Villegas
Deputy Manuel "Manny" Villegas
June 26, 1973 -
March 19, 2007
Deputy
Bruce K. Lee
Deputy Bruce K. Lee
May 19, 1956 -
May 13, 2003
Deputy
Eric A. Thach
Deputy Eric A. Thach
March 19, 1965 -
October 8, 1999
Deputy
Michael P. Haugen
Deputy Michael P. Haugen
July 21, 1963 -
January 5, 1997
Deputy
James Lehmann, Jr.
Deputy James Lehmann, Jr.
July 29, 1955 -
January 5, 1997
Deputy
Kent Hintergardt
Deputy Kent Hintergardt
December 14, 1959 -
May 9, 1993
Deputy
Randy R. Lutz
Deputy Randy R. Lutz
December 11, 1959 -
June 22, 1989
Investigator
Michael D. Davis
Investigator Michael D. Davis
March 5, 1954 -
October 24, 1988
Deputy
Dirk A. Leonardson
Deputy Dirk A. Leonardson
November 18, 1956 -
October 4, 1980
Deputy
James B. Evans
Deputy James B. Evans
February 3, 1941 -
May 9, 1980
Deputy
Edward M. Schrader
Deputy Edward M. Schrader
May 15, 1950 -
July 11, 1974
Investigator
William Carter
Investigator William Carter
April 8, 1936 -
May 20, 1969
Sergeant
William J. Rutledge
Sergeant William J. Rutledge
December 26, 1937 -
May 14, 1969
Deputy
Roger A. Strong
Deputy Roger A. Strong
October 5, 1934 -
August 7, 1961
Deputy
Howard R. Scheffler
Deputy Howard R. Scheffler
September 1, 1926 -
February 29, 1956
Deputy
Henry F. Nelson
Deputy Henry F. Nelson
January 2, 1874 -
September 22, 1921
Deputy
Theodore Crossley
Deputy Theodore Crossley
July 21, 1877 -
September 22, 1921