Captain Phillip Arthur Heimbecker, Sr.

Captain Phillip Arthur Heimbecker, Sr.

Woodbury County Sheriff's Department, Iowa

End of Watch Friday, June 11, 1993

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Phillip Arthur Heimbecker, Sr.

Captain Phillip Heimbecker and Corporal Jon E. Hermann were killed when their patrol plane crashed shortly after takeoff.

They were transporting a prisoner at the time of the accident.

Captain Heimbecker had served with the Woodbury County Sheriff's Office for 28 years.


  • Age 57
  • Tour 28 years
  • Badge 97-4

Incident Details

  • Cause Aircraft accident


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Hi Daddy, Today is Your Birthday, and I Miss You. I Live where you can see Aircraft both Commercial and Military Fly Over my Home. I Believe You and God did that. I try not to miss an opportunity to see them..Your Grandaughters are in College now. Im sure you are Proud of all 4 of us, Our Families and Your Grandchildren. All of us are Blessed with Your Honorable Example of Love, Laughter, and Integrity. We All know You are with us in the same way God is, and we are grateful for the Love Drops..Those unexpected nudges when we are having a difficult time and we think what words of Wisdom would You say? NASA Celebrated 50 yrs of Stepping on the Moon last Month 1 Day before You Flew Higher Into Heaven. Happy Birthday Daddy From All Of Us. Thank You for the Example You Set For Us Here. The first thing I remember saying is " I Love You Daddy ". That Will Never Change. We Are The Lucky One's To Have You In Our Lives.

Woodburry County Sheriffs Department
All of Us Touched by His Soul

August 20, 2019

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