Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Donald C. Sparks

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department, Missouri

End of Watch Monday, March 4, 1963

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Reflections for Police Officer Donald C. Sparks

Rest in peace Officer Sparks.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

July 18, 2020

Don you were a good friend of my father and to all the people that lived on south 14th Street. I can remember when the whole neighborhood sat out in front of there houses and you would swing by and put your lights and siren on and all the kids in the neighborhood would get a big kick out of it. I have a picture of you with my dad and you have a big beautiful smile in the picture. That smile I will never forget. I also remember you picking me up a few times an taking me to your house to play with your daughter Debbie when you and your wife were working on the house and Debbie and I played in the park across the street.
You will always be loved and never forgotten
Laurene Kish {Spengemann}

Laurene Kish (Spengemann)
Family Friend

August 30, 2012

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 49thth anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service. My cherished son Larry Lasater was murdered on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer.

I pray for solace for all those who love and remember you for I know both the pain and pride are forever. Your family is in my heart's embrace. Thanks to your friends for sharing their memories and devotion to you through their reflections.

Rest In Peace

Phyllis Loya
Mom of fallen California Officer Larry Lasater, Pittsburg PD, eow 4/24/05

March 5, 2012

Thanks for your 10 years of services.


March 4, 2012

We are sorry for your Loss. My family has also experienced the loss of a loved one in the line of Duty. This was sent to us, We found this helpful. Hope this helps your family as well.

My Dearest Family and Friends

Somethings I'd like to say but first of all to let you know that I arrived okay.

I'm writing this from Heaven where I dwell with Our Lord above. where there's no more tears or sadness just eternal Love. Please don't be unhappy because I'm out of sight, remember that I'm with you every morning,noon and Night.

The Day I had to leave you when my Life on earth was through God picked me up and hugged me and He said I welcome you.
It's good to have you back again, You were missed while you were gone. As for your Dearest Family they'll be here later on.
I need you here so badly as part of my big plan. Theres so much we have to do to help our Moral Man.
Then God gave me a list of things that He wished for me to do, and foremost on that list of mine is to watch and care for you.
I'll be beside you everyday and through out the years, And when your sad. I'm standing there to wipe away your tears.
When You lie in bed at night the day's chores put to flight God and I are close you in the middle of the night.
When you think of my life on Earth and all the loving years, because your only human they are bound to bring you tears.

Please don't be afraid to cry, it does releive the pain.

I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned, But if I were to tell you You wouldn't understand.One thing is for certain, though my life on Earth is over I'm closer to you now than I ever was before.

To My many Friends, Trust God knows what is best.I'm still not far away from you I'm just beyond the crest.

So, If you can help somebody who is in sorrow or in pain, then you can say to God at night my day was not in vain.
And now I am contented that with my life. it was worth while,Knowing as I passed along the way I made somebody smile.
If you meet somebody who is down and feeling low just lend a hand and pick him up as on your way you go.
When Your walking down the street and you've got me on your mind just know Im walking in your footstep only a half a step behind.
And if you feel a gentel breeze or wind upon your face thats me just giving you a great big hug or just a soft embrace.
I will always love you from the land way up above We'll be in touch again soon
PS God sends his Love.


December 17, 2008

RIP and know that you will always be remembered by all that knew and loved you.


October 6, 2008



April 4, 2008


Van Den Berghe

March 3, 2008

I went to school with your daughter.I was nine years old at the time you came to our class and talked to the students.I was impressed the way you talked to us and I loved your uniform as most boys did at nine years old.I remembered when you died and the funeral that was at the church that was next to the school. After 45 years it left a lasting impact on me. God Bless you, and any surviving members of your family.

Stephen Cutelli Kansas City Missouri

Stephen Cutelli
friend- went to school with your daughter

February 9, 2008

Your daughter was my sister's best friend, your wife a family friend and you were an inspiration to me and one I respected. Thanks for your guidance.
James Andrews, graduate
Greater St Louis Police Academy Class #39.

James Andrews

October 16, 2007

On the anniversary of your death, let it be known that your memory lives on with the members of our department. May God bless you and keep you always.

Doug Eatherton
St. Louis City Police

March 4, 2007

Rest in peace Officer Sparks, Thank you for your service...

Ofc Aaron P. Sparks
Gilmanton NH Police Department

January 11, 2007

Thank you for your years of service and for your sacrifice, Officer.

A Private Citizen

May 19, 2006

Rest easy, brother. You did not die in vain. You are remembered.

Deputy M. Moore
Warren County S.O. (OH)

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