Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Lieutenant LeRoy Henry Nennig, Jr.

Sheboygan County Sheriff's Department, Wisconsin

End of Watch Sunday, August 15, 2004

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Reflections for Lieutenant LeRoy Henry Nennig, Jr.

Rest in peace Lt. Nennig.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

April 24, 2021

Rest in peace always knowing that your service and sacrifice will never, ever be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

August 15, 2020

You are missed every day 15 and a half years of gum by not one day goes by that I don't think of you did you live on through your children and now your grandchildren I get to see your eyes everyday and your smile Sizzle eyes of my children you are loved in your missed

Lance Nennig

February 27, 2020

Rest in peace hero.

Lt. Jim Russo

May 15, 2018

Lt. Nennig was my firearms instructor at the academy in 1996. I will never forget Lt. Nennig shooting between his legs upside down and hitting the target. I want to thank you for everything that you have done for Sheboygan County and for our Country. You will never be forgotten.

Detective Mike Foeger
Jackson Police Department/Former student

March 27, 2015

Rest in God's loving embrace, hero. You will never be forgotten.

Retired Wisconsin L.E.O.

March 5, 2014

Thank you for your service Sir, RIP

James Kotke
Civilian / Former Officer
WSF Park Police (Wi.)

April 11, 2012

Thinking of you and all of your loved ones today. Continue to watch over all of them and those still out on patrol. Thank you for such a long and dedicated career to others. You will never be forgotten.

Bob Gordon
Father of Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

August 15, 2009

It was my honor to serve with you sir, God bless you and your family.

Sgt. Mark Richter
Sheboygan Sheriff

June 13, 2008

God Bless

Steve M

May 9, 2008

Thankyou for your service and sacrifice. GOD bless your family, you will not be forgotten


April 22, 2008

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whos blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1999 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

February 22, 2008

LeRoy and I were in boot camp together, LeRoy the Guide and Honor Graduate, myself the Secretary. I have thought often of LeRoy and regret that I did not locate him earlier than this date.

Semper Fi

Steve Wright

December 4, 2007



August 15, 2007

Lieutenant Nennig,
Today is the third anniversary since you were called home. My thoughts are with your family and friends today as they remember you. You served with dignity and committment that will never be forgotten.

Pennsylvania citizen

August 15, 2007

My thoughts are with all of your loved ones on this 3rd anniversary of your EOW. I know they have thought of you each and every day since you were called away and will continue to do so. Continue to keep watch over your loved ones and protect them from harm. Visit them in their dreams in vivid color to let them know that you are near them and watching over them. You will never be forgotten.

Bob Gordon
Father of Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

August 15, 2007

My thoughts and prayers to the family, friends and co-workers of Lieutenant Nennig Jr on the anniversary of his passing. Rest in peace.

911 Dispatcher

August 15, 2007

Semper Fidelis, hard charger!


May 26, 2007

Rest in Peace Motorman. You are not forgotten.

Motor Officer D.Johnson
Metro Nashville Police Dept.

August 15, 2006

To the family and loved ones of Lieutenant LeRoy Henry Nennig Jr. and his fellow officers with the Sheboygan County Sheriff's Department:

On this the second anniversary of LeRoy's tragic death, I wanted to honor and remember him today. LeRoy's valor and courage will never be forgotten.

I hope that God is holding him in the sweetest part of his heart and the most gentle part of his soul.

I am so sorry that Lt. Nennig was robbed of his life so tragically, but through his heroism and the profound sense of duty with which he lived his life, he made an immeasurable difference. May his spirit continue to soar and may his memory continue to inspire.

This reflection is sent with the utmost respect for the dedicated service Lt. Nennig gave to his community and the citizens of Wisconsin, and for the supreme sacrifice he and his family made on August 15, 2004.

Phyllis L. Loya, mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater, PPD
eow 4/24/05

August 15, 2006

My thoughts and prayers are with your family as they mark a second year without you. May God bless them with peace in knowing you are remembered and honored for your compassion and dedication.

Mary Kay Balchunas
Mother of Jay Balchunas, EOW 11/5/04

August 14, 2006

You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers as you are being honored and remembered for your sacrifice today at our nations Capitol. It has been a long time coming...
I will be there in person to honor you when you are recognized at our state capitol this Friday. May God bless you and your family. You will forever be remembered as a hero.

Linda Lamm- LEO wife and sister of
Jay Balchunas EOW 11.05.04

May 15, 2006

Lt. Nennig,
It has taken over a year and a half but you are finally being honored. I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your community, but for our Country as well when you served in the USMC.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow former Marine;LEO

April 6, 2006

You are not forgotten Lt.Nennig.R.I.P. Sir.

Deputy Designee
EPSO (Colorado)

April 1, 2006

Rest in peace brother you will never be forgotten. Thank you for your dedication and service Lt. LeRoy Henry Ninning Jr. you are a true hero. My deepest sympathy to your family, friends and department.

Deputy Jamie Davis
Pittsylvania County Sheriffs Office (Va.)

April 1, 2006

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