Town Marshal Leo Wilke

Town Marshal Leo Wilke

Homer Police Department, Nebraska

End of Watch Tuesday, June 4, 1940

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Leo Wilke

Marshal Wilke was killed in an explosion while attempting to rescue citizens from a local business during a major flood. An explosion occurred inside the business, killing Marshal Wilke and several of the citizens.

Marshal Wilke was survived by his wife.

The badge displayed on this memorial was Marshal Wilke's actual badge.


  • Age 34
  • Tour Not available
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Explosion

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Rest in peace hero.

Lt. Jim Russo

January 31, 2018

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