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Deputy Sheriff Ronald Jerome Kalkes | Carver County Sheriff's Department, Minnesota Carver County Sheriff's Department, Minnesota

Deputy Sheriff

Ronald Jerome Kalkes

Carver County Sheriff's Department, Minnesota

End of Watch: Wednesday, November 28, 1973

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 23

Tour: 3 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Struck by train

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Deputy Kalkes and Deputy Richard Lura were killed when their patrol car was struck by a train as they responded to a call. The collision occurred at the Zemble Street crossing in Chaska, Minnesota.
Deputy Kalkes had been with the agency for three years and was survived by his father and sister.

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Deputy Sheriff Richard Allan Lura
Carver County Sheriff's Department, Minnesota
End of Watch: Wednesday, November 28, 1973
Cause: Struck by train

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Ronnie i have never thanked you for your service and today i get the chance.My mom and dad told me you were the best.I never got the chance to meet you but i carry your name Ronnie Jerome Kalkes.Thank You Thank You.May we meet when i lay to rest.

Ronnie Jerome Kalkes
extended family
March 10, 2013

 

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