Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Jacob Howard Keltner

McHenry County Sheriff's Office, Illinois

End of Watch Thursday, March 7, 2019

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Jacob Howard Keltner

Thank you, Jacob Keltner, for your years of service to and for your community. You are missed and loved. My prayers and condolences are with your family, community, friends and the Police Department. May God Bless ALL our men and women in blue. I pray you receive of HIS awards. Thank you.

Kim Durham
Davis Police Department - Daughter

March 18, 2019

Rest in peace Brother....My thoughts are with your family, friends, and the members of the MCSO during this most difficult and tragic time.....

LT. Joseph Ward, Ret
Jackson, NJ PD

March 18, 2019

To the family of Deputy Sheriff Jacob Howard Keltner, friends, and the McHenry County Sheriff's Office, Illinois.
You are lifted up in heart, thought and prayers. May God comfort, hold you close and give you His peace that surpasses all understanding to keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus now and always. Thank you for your service.
"For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believes in Him should not perish, but have everlasting life. For God sent not His Son into the world to condemn the world; but that the world through him might be saved." John 3:16 & 17/ "Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God." Matthew 5:9

Patrolman A.S. Batson
Cherry / O'Berry Police Department, Goldsboro NC

March 18, 2019

Thank you Deputy Keltner for your dedication and for paying the ultimate sacrifice for the fine folks in the great state of Illinois. You are a true American HERO !!!! My thoughts and prayers are with your family, friends and co-workers. My you forever, rest in peace, my brother.


Sergeant Mitchell G. Cheselka (Retired)
Orange County Sheriff, California
Polk County Sheriff, Oregon

March 16, 2019

Please extend my heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of Deputy Sheriff Jacob Keltner on their tragic loss. May our Lord provide them with the needed strength and comfort during this difficult time. Thank you for your service Deputy Sheriff Jacob Keltner, and rest in peace brother in blue.

CBP Officer(retired), Luis Otero
Department of Homeland Security/Bureau of Customs & Border Protect

March 16, 2019

R.I.P. Dep. Keltner, we have the watch.

Sgt. Curt Olson/4421
McLean Co SO/ND

March 16, 2019

God Bless, you are a true HERO! My prayers to you and all those around you. I do not personally know you, but I am in pain. Rest in Peace My Brother.

TFO F. S Rosas
Los Angeles Police Department

March 16, 2019

Rest In Peace Brother Blue.

“Blessed are the Peacemakers for they shall be Called Sons of God!

Detective D. Vaquero
San Diego Plice [email protected]

March 16, 2019

God Bless You, Your Family, & Friends.
Thank you for your unselfish service.

James P Waggle

March 16, 2019

Very sorry to hear the news... Rest in peace. My thoughts are extended to family, friends and fellow officers.

Reserve Officer G. Krystof
Los Angeles Police Department

March 15, 2019

Rest in Peace Deputy Keltner. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, coworkers and friends.

Lieutenant Robert T. Mote (ret)
Buena Park, CA Police Department

March 15, 2019

A real "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret.)
Nassau County PD, NY

March 15, 2019

Walk well, my Brother.
(Inuit Prayer)

Donnie Bowerman
Retired LEO

March 15, 2019

Rest In Peace Deputy Keltner

DOD Officer James Friedman (Retired)

March 15, 2019

Rest in peace Brother Daniel, you are a true American Hero and will never be forgotten for your service and courage.

Son of G. Truman Wortham EOW 07/15/73

Assistant Chief Carl Wortham (retired)
Sand Springs OK PD

March 15, 2019

I am sorry to learn of the passing of brother and hero in Deputy Sheriff Jacob Howard Keltner. I know our Heavenly Father has welcomed him home into his loving arms where he will now patrol the Golden Streets of Heaven. May the Lord deliver blessings, comfort and peace to his family, friends and all members of the McHenry County Sheriffs Office

Retired, T W Martinez
FOP member
State of New Mexico/JJS

March 14, 2019

On behalf of the Klamath County Sheriff's Office in Klamath Falls Oregon, we send our sincerest sympathy in the recent loss of your Deputy, Jacob Howard Keltner, in line of duty. It is always a huge loss when a fellow deputy makes the ultimate sacrifice. His bravery and courage to protect and serve your community has not gone unnoticed.

Sheriff Chris Kaber
Klamath County Sheriff's Office

March 14, 2019

RIP my Brother, RIP.

Greater love has no one than this: to lay down one’s life for one’s friends. John 15:13

Your sacrifice was far too great. Your family is in our prayers.

Chief Inv. Q. Warren
AK Dept. Law, Office of Special Prosecutions, MFCU

March 13, 2019

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died, but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the McHenry County Sheriff's Office. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother!

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

March 13, 2019

Rest in peace brother

Cpl. (Ret) Brian Sullivan
Royal Canadian Mounted Police

March 13, 2019

Rest in Peace Deputy. You are lost and will never be forgotten. Thank you for your service, it is now time for you to patrol around in Heaven.

Michael Stumpfoll

Future Police Officer

March 13, 2019

My deepest sympathies and condolences to the family of Deputy Keltner. May his soul forever rest peacefully in Heaven, and may God truly bless his family with his loving peace.

First Sergeant Thomas Webb, Retired
New York State Police

March 13, 2019

I am sorry for your loss. McHenry Country a place I’ve spent so much of my life with family ties. Love to your family and friends. God speed!

Deputy First Class Ben Sadowski
St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office

March 13, 2019

Prayers have been sent for Deputy Keltner. May he rest in peace and may God ease his family, friends and agency's mourning!

Bobby White,
Deputy Sheriff/Special Agent (retired)
Monterey County California Sheriff's Department/Federal Aviation Administration

March 12, 2019

Heartfelt respect for this brother in arms. Condolences to his family and fellow officers.

Police Officer P. Wunderle Los Angeles Police Dept, Retired

March 12, 2019

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