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Deputy Game Warden Gasper Ratto

Illinois Department of Conservation - Division of Law Enforcement, Illinois

End of Watch Tuesday, February 11, 1902

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Reflections for Deputy Game Warden Gasper Ratto

Rip Deputy Game Warden Gasper you are not forgotten on this day

James Morris Vistor to pay respects to fallen officers.

February 11, 2017

Gasper Ratto is my great-grandfather. No one left in my family to give details of his death and while this incident is not a dramatic death, it still indicates a death in service of others.

Karla Herbold

January 1, 2015

Rest in Peace, Deputy Game Warden Ratto. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

May 27, 2012

You are not forgotten, RIP Sir

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

February 11, 2012

Although it has been close to 110 years since your sacrifice please know that you will not be forgotten.

Detective Thomas Downes

February 14, 2011

Deputy Ratto, you will not be forgotten! R.I.P.

Deputy Sheriff
Livingston County (Il) Sheriff's Ofc.

February 11, 2010

Your heroism and service is honored today, the 107th anniversary of your death. Your memory lives and you continue to inspire. Thank you for your service.

Rest In Peace.

Phyllis Loya

Phyllis Loya
mother of fallen officer Larry Lasater

February 11, 2009

you are remembered today and thank you sir for your service


February 8, 2008

Warden Ratto,
It has taken over 105 years, but you are finally being honored. I would like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice for the citizens of the state of Illinois.



March 21, 2007

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