Sheriff Wally L. Larson

Sheriff Wally L. Larson

Barron County Sheriff's Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Wednesday, October 28, 1987

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Wally L. Larson

Sheriff Larson was killed in an automobile accident while on duty.

Sheriff Larson died of injuries sustained when his squad car collided head-on with a semi tractor-trailer. Investigating officers believe that he may have suffered a heart attack. Sheriff Larson had been with the Barron County Sheriff's Department for 21 years, after serving with the Rice Lake Police Department.

Sheriff Larson was survived by his wife and two children.


  • Age 55
  • Tour 21 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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To fully appreciate the heroes of the present, we must recognize our heroes of the past. Your heroism and service is honored today, the 26th anniversary year of your death. I am privileged to leave a tribute to you. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service.

My cherished son Larry Lasater was a fellow police officer who was murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

Time never diminishes respect. Your memory will always be honored and revered. Rest In Peace

Phyllis Lasater Loya
mom of fallen officer Larry Lasater

January 27, 2014

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