Reserve Deputy Sheriff Howard Wayne Holdefer

Reserve Deputy Sheriff Howard Wayne Holdefer

Jasper County Sheriff's Department, Iowa

End of Watch Tuesday, October 30, 1973

Howard Wayne Holdefer

Reserve Deputy Sheriff Howard Holdefer suffered a fatal heart attack as he and several other deputies attempted to arrest three intoxicated men.

The suspects began to struggle and kick during the arrest. During the struggle Reserve Deputy Holdefer suffered the heart attack.

Bio

  • Age 51
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 41st anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service.

My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

February 2, 2014

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