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Patrolman Vinton Jerry Margretz | Waterloo Police Department, Iowa Waterloo Police Department, Iowa

Patrolman

Vinton Jerry Margretz

Waterloo Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch: Sunday, June 7, 1925

Bio & Incident Details

Age: 26

Tour: 2 years

Badge # Not available

Cause: Motorcycle accident

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Patrolman Vinton Margretz was killed in a motorcycle accident on Reber Avenue, near Marsh Street, while responding to a call. He was thrown from the motorcycle and sustained serious injuries. He was transported to Presbyterian Hospital where he died approximately one hour later.

Patrolman Margretz was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of WWI. He had served with the Waterloo Police Department for a total of about 2 years on two separate occasions. He was survived by his wife.

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Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito
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June 8, 2015

 

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