Deputy Game Warden Frank J. Appel

Deputy Game Warden Frank J. Appel

Minnesota Department of Natural Resources - Enforcement Division, Minnesota

End of Watch Friday, May 8, 1925

Frank J. Appel

Deputy Game Warden Frank Appel was killed in a motorcycle accident on Gunflint Trail, near Grand Marais, while on patrol.

He was going down a hill when his front tire struck a rock and he was thrown from the motorcycle. He was thrown down a 10-foot embankment and struck his head on a rock.

Warden Appel had served with the agency for three years. He was survived by his wife and four children.

Bio

  • Age 42
  • Tour 3 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Motorcycle crash

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Rest in peace Grandpa. Wish we all could of known you.
We all were told you were a caring and loving man.
Grandson Richard Frank Anderson

Rest in Peace. Grandpa Appel. From all of your descendants. Wish we could of known you.
Richard F. Anderson

April 15, 2013

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