Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Patrolman Oran H. Pape

Iowa State Patrol, Iowa

End of Watch Thursday, April 30, 1936

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Reflections for Patrolman Oran H. Pape

Walk well, my Brother.
(Inuit Prayer)

Donnie Bowerman
Retired LEO

March 15, 2019

I recently ran across pictures of Oran "Nanny" Pape who was my Great Great Uncle, my mother Rosemary Nancy "Bennett" Ohde (deceased) was his Neice (her Mother, my Grandmother, Wealtha Paula Pape Bennett was Oran's Sister.
I'm extremely thankful that Oran "Nanny" has a Bldg. and Bridge which bear the Pape name in rememberance of his service and giving his life in the line of duty. I want to visit a piece of family history and honor his memory.

Kathy " Ohde" Brown
Great Great Neice
Facebook Member
Visited September 09th, 2017

Kathy Brown
Great Great Neice

September 9, 2017

Rest in Peace. My mother was Ruth Mary Pape (1913-2005) and she often spoke of him and kept the newspaper clipping of his fatal confrontation. Coincidentally, my high school athletic director, Mike Farroh, played college football with him. During a drive to Arizona I saw the bridge by Des Moines, Iowa, bearing the Pape name...very touching.

Dr. Alan Polse
Cousin of mother

February 26, 2015

Rest in Peace, Patrolman Pape. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 3, 2014

rest in peaceand may god bless you

Lt. J.P.

April 30, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 76th anniversary of your death. 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 Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

April 30, 2012

You are gone but not forgotten Trooper Pape, your bravery and memory will live on. RIP Brother.

TFC Len Widener CT State Police

April 29, 2012

Trooper Pape,
On today, the 75th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Iowa.



April 30, 2011

Rest in peace Trooper Pape. Your legacy will never be forgotten by the Iowa State Patrol.

Iowa State Patrol

January 29, 2008

Hero . . . Warrior . . .

With brotherly love and utmost respect, Jim Crotty (Former Richmond, VA, Police Officer.)

Jim Crotty, Special Agent (Ret.)
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco & Firearms

September 22, 2007

Rest in peace. You are not forgotten.

Iowa State Patrol

February 27, 2007

Your service to the people of Iowa will never be forgotten.
Rest in peace, and know one day you will be with the ones who love you. Take care of heavens roads, and be there for others who have given their life, as you did serving others.

Iowa State Patrol

February 14, 2007

Trooper Pape is on eternal patrol, remembered by those of us who became Iowa State Troopers and fellow officers everywhere. Rest in peace Trooper Pape.

J.D. Peppmeier "X-296"
former Trooper - Iowa State Patrol

Chief J.D. Peppmeier
Marion PD - South Dakota

March 3, 2005

Rest in peace my brother.

Police Officer
Burlington Township PD NJ

October 1, 2004

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