Sergeant Marvin C. VanderLinden

Sergeant Marvin C. VanderLinden

Iowa State Patrol, Iowa

End of Watch Friday, June 11, 1965

Marvin C. VanderLinden

Sergeant Marvin VanderLinden was killed in an accident while responding to another accident call. While passing through a gravel intersection his cruiser was struck by another car. 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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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

June 15, 2015

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