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Special Deputy Bill John Yanich

Newton County Sheriff's Department, Indiana

End of Watch Sunday, December 17, 1967

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Reflections for Special Deputy Bill John Yanich

I am your baby, I wanted to climb in the casket with you, they said you were sleeping, I wish I would have. Life has been full of manipulation, lies and mistrust which has shaped me into someone that has been broken many times. I know if you would still be here with me you would have protected me from all of it. The day you left me was the worst day of my life, I pray one day we will be together in heaven. Until then I will remember those big arms of yours wrapped around me, loving me. I miss you every day. All my love to my Hero, my Dad, Bill John Yanich

To all the people that have left heartfelt sentiments, I thank you, I knew my Dad was a great man and I thank you for sharing.

Barbara Yanich Stewart
Daughter of the Biggest Hero in history

December 19, 2021

On this date so many years ago you were called home to be with our creator. We will never understand why but someday we will all be together again. Until then you continue to watch over your loved ones and serve as their guardian angel. I will always love and miss you more than I can express. I am grateful that you continue to watch over me, Donna, Barb and Mom too.

Cyndi Oliver McConnell

December 18, 2020

2020 Dec will mark 53 years, always in my heart and on my mine

James Yanich

September 11, 2020

Oh Dad not a day goes by in 52 years that I do not miss you. I love you always and forever. One day we will see each other again until then keep watching over us.

Donna Yanich Kreiling

December 13, 2019

It will be 52 years soon.

Mike Yanich

November 14, 2019

You are always in my mind and heart.
Your loving brother, Mike

Mike Yanich

November 14, 2019

two more years gone again, still think of you every day

jim yanich

April 14, 2019

Cops Cycling for Survivors Foundation

Monica Zahasky
Cops Cycling for Survivors Foundation

December 17, 2018

Dec 17 , 1967 will always be in my heart as a day ,that I will never forget as long as I am on this earth, as one day we will meet again. With all my love.

James M. Yanich
Loving Brother
Dec. 17, 2017

james yanich

December 18, 2017

Today's date is always a somber one for me as I will never forget this day as long as I live. I still remember ISP coming to the front door that night to tell us about the horrible events. Dad, I will never ever forget you & I know one day that I will see you again as you always watch over me. Love you to the moon & back.

Cyndi Oliver McConnell

December 17, 2017

Rest In Peace Brother. You are honored and remembered on the 50th anniversary of your EOW. Thank you and your family for your service and sacrifice.

Officer Mike Robinson, (Ret)
Upland Police Dept. CA

December 17, 2017

Special Deputy Yanich,
On today, the 50th anniversary of your death I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your Community but for our Country as well when you served with the USMC. And to your Family and loved ones, I wish to extend my deepest sympathy.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO;former Marine

United States Border Patrol

December 17, 2017

2017 will be 50 years on Dec. 17, missed you for ever and days.

james yanich

February 23, 2017

One day, one moment, the ultimate sacrifice made. Many lives were forever changed that fateful day 48 years ago. You remain in my heart forever and always will Dad.
Missing you still,

Donna Kreiling

December 17, 2015

Rest in Peace, Special Deputy Yanich. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

April 6, 2013

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 44th anniversary year 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 murdered in the line of duty on April 24, 2005 while serving as a Pittsburg, CA police officer. He was also your brother in green as well as blue so I bid you semper fi.

Rest In Peace

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

December 17, 2011

I just met one of his daughters, we had a memorial at the dept for fallen officers. My prayers are with the family, God Speed my friend.

Gregg Hamilton 5617

Special Deputy/CourtHouse GreggHamilton
Newton County SHeriff Dept.

September 30, 2008

Devil Dawg:

May You Rest - In - Peace.

Maj M. B. Parlor

December 17, 2007

You are remembered today and thank you Sir for your service

manchester, nh

December 9, 2007

I think of you everyday. Your loving brother. Mike

October 12, 2007

Not a day goes by that I do not think of you.
Not a day goes by that my heart doesn't miss you.
I find comfort trying to live my life in a manner that would make you proud of me Dad.

July 22, 2005 fallen officer on the ODMP should be without a reflection. Thank you for your service & God bless....from a fellow Hoosier.

Special Agent Dennis Duncan
Norfolk Southern Railway Police

March 11, 2004

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