Deputy Sheriff Franklin Roy Furrer

Deputy Sheriff Franklin Roy Furrer

Lancaster County Sheriff's Office, Nebraska

End of Watch Friday, November 16, 1973

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Franklin Roy Furrer

Deputy Sheriff Franklin Furrer died after suffering a heart attack three weeks earlier.

He was assisting other deputies with a narcotics raid of a home. Shortly after entry to the home, he collapsed, clutching his chest. Other deputies on the scene transported him to a hospital, where he remained unconscious until his death.

Deputy Furrer had been with the Lancaster County Sheriff's Office for four years. He was survived by his expectant wife and four children from a previous marriage.


  • Age 41
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack
  • Incident Date Sunday, October 28, 1973

narcotics, search warrant

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Deputy Sheriff Furrer,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of Lancaster County. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.


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November 16, 2023

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