Sergeant Marvin C. VanderLinden

Sergeant Marvin C. VanderLinden

Iowa State Patrol, Iowa

End of Watch Friday, June 11, 1965

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Marvin C. VanderLinden

Sergeant Marvin VanderLinden was killed in an automobile crash while responding to another accident call.

His patrol car was struck by another vehicle as he passed through the gravel intersection of NW Sixteenth Street and 142nd Avenue near Sheldahl. Sergeant VanderLinden and the other driver were both killed instantly.

Sergeant VanderLinden had served with the Iowa State Patrol for 24 years.


  • Age 52
  • Tour 24 years
  • Badge 46

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Rest in peace Sergeant VanderLinden.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

January 19, 2022

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