Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Deputy Sheriff Alan M. Hultgren

Skagit County Sheriff's Office, Washington

End of Watch Friday, August 7, 1981

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Reflections for Deputy Sheriff Alan M. Hultgren

36 years ago today. Still miss you so much! Think of you every single day Alan. I wish you were here with me. It's hard some days to keep going but I do. I know that some day I will see you and be able to hold you once again in my arms. I connected with some of the deputies and it has been a great help. No one will ever forget you my love. Love you forever and a day.

Sherry Hultgen
widow

August 8, 2017

Thinking of you lately. Well...every single day as a matter of fact! Always get emotional around this time of year too. National Law Enforcement Week is coming up and think of you and all of the fallen officers. It's very hard because I see all the guys and gals from the Sheriff's Office and memories come flooding back. After this long, sometimes I wish it didn't seem like yesterday. I love you forever and a day and that will always stay the same. Our extra kid (Mike Don) and his fellow officers from Mount Vernon PD and Burlington PD all received Medal of Honors recently. So very proud of them and their courageous service. Worry about all of them every day. Alan, please watch over them.....Love and Miss you.

Sherry Hultgren
widow

May 11, 2017

I think of you frequently Al. The times we worked together, fished and enjoyed the upper Skagit and all the good times, BS fish stories etc.
I will never forget the night you were taken from Sherry and our community. Seeing you speed by on a call and a short time later Trooper Ray walking through the parking lot and into the location where Sherry, Sally and I were enjoying a night out awaiting the end of your shift to join us was devastating and something I will never forget.
You will always be remembered my friend. My youngest son has your name and knows of you and our friendship. He is an Everett officer and I often think of you when I see him.
You are always remembered,
Marc

Marc Edmonds, Lieut. Ret.
Concrete, King County SO, State of WA.

December 6, 2016

Its been 35 years already. Miss you so much. You already know that though. Too many senseless deaths for this year alone. I wish sometimes I could turn back the clock and have a lot more time with you. I guess that wasn't meant to be Alan...........
Love you forever and a day

Sherry Hultgren
widow

August 9, 2016

Happy Birthday my love! You would have been 65 years old today. Not a day goes by that I don't think of you. I love and miss you every single day.
Love you forever and a day

Sherry Hultgren
widow

July 5, 2016

Its National Law Enforcement Week 2016. I miss you every day as if it was yesterday. I honor you and all the fallen law enforcement. Please keep everyone safe from harm. I know that it is a big job but have faith you can do this! Thank you from the bottom of my heart to all Law Enforcement for keeping us safe. The courage that they show every day is beyond words. They sacrifice their lives every day. As the saying goes...."From the ashes of Sacrifice, Rise the fire of Hope" Love you Alan. Always will Forever and a Day.

Sherry Hultgren
Widow

May 10, 2016

I hope my 2 year old Shane follows in Alan's footsteps. He loves jets and we go to the airport and watch them take off weekly. Chad

Chad Jensen
Nephew

November 19, 2015

It's Veteran's Day 2015 and I still remember the day you told me that you were enlisting into the Army. You took me for a walk on the field by our apartment in Everett. When you told me all I could do was turn around and run to the apartment. I didn't want to loose you right when I got you! I am very proud that you served our Country so we all could be free. Buth you didn't stop there.......Becoming a Deputy continued the service to keep us safe. I love and miss you every single day and try to keep your memory alive. Thank you Alan.

Sherry Hultgren
Widow

November 11, 2015

what dear man.My big brother.Will never forget the day i had you all to myself and we sure had a wonderful time.I miss you so much.I know you have such a peace now.Say hello to Mom and your Sister Marlo.Keep watch over us.Will see you soon my dear brother.Gone but not forgotten.Love you Little Sister Patty

Patty
little sister

August 11, 2015

My Precious Alan,
Another year.......Miss you so much. Every day without you seems like it happened yesterday. I took flowers to the Sheriff's Office on the 7th. Same bouquet....5 white roses and 1 red rose for all the dispatchers and you. Also put a rose outside for you and Ann Jackson. Please watch over Trooper Detective Brent Hanger's family as he died while on duty a couple of days ago. Talked with Boots today. Will talk more. Trying to get in touch with the rest of your family. Just found out today that Marlo died last year. Hope you two are having a wonderful time together. You know that I will love you forever and a day, always.
Love you,
Beetle

Sherry Hultgren
Widow

August 10, 2015

I didn't know my Uncle Alan well, as he was adopted out of our family as a toddler. My mom, as well as all of the other siblings were devastated when they lost him after just finding him. It is so nice to see this memorial in his honor.

Jodi Brow
neice

August 10, 2015

Such a sad, sad day when Al was killed in such a senseless accident, I will never forget it. He was a wonderful man and a great deputy!

Julie Bjorn-Fisher, civil deputy retired
Skagit County Sheriff's Office

August 7, 2015

Al was a good deputy and great friend to all, of us. He had potential, and would have gone far if his life hadn' t been cut short.

Karla Kjargaard, Dispatcher
Skagit County Sheriff's Office

August 7, 2015

I made a trip to Washington DC for Police week and I sought you out on the memorial. Your family, friends, coworkers & countrymen have not forgotten your commitment and sacrifice while protecting your community and our American way of life. God bless you.

Traffic Division Jess Brannon
Skagit County Sheriffs office

June 5, 2015

I am his sister that hasn't spoken for 34 years. Betty Boots Jensen Stinski I wrote a book called Don't Ever Forget Me. By Rose Alan. I dedicated the book to my brother because it's an autobiography about my family. I would like to speak to the investigator who wrote " The Badge "

Betty
Sister

May 27, 2015

Thinking about you as I watch 2 WSP fly by on the freeway with lights flashing and sirens blaring.....going to an accident? I look up and immediately think of you as you sped by that night to respond to an accident. You never got there. I will always remember that image. I love and miss you every day that goes by. Please watch over all the men and women that protect us every day. Love you forever and a day.
Beetle

Sherry Hultgren
widow

April 3, 2015

Thinking of you today. 33 years ago you gave your life. I wish that you were here. Miss you so much. If only...........
You wanted to leave your mark in the world and you have. You have inspired Kenny to pursue his dreams and become a wonderful asset to the community. I know he misses you as well as your family does. You would be very proud of him. Rest well my love. Forever and a day.

Sherry Hultgren
widow

August 7, 2014

Thought about you on your 63rd Birthday on July 5th. Was imagining how you would look, what career you would have, how many grand children we would have! Will be thinking of you tomorrow on our Anniversary. If.....it would be our 38th anniversary. Wow!!! I love and miss your every day. Forever and a day.

Love you,

Sherry Hultgren
widow

July 16, 2014

My Darling Alan,
There are moments in life when you wish you could bring someone down from Heaven. Spend the day with them just one more time, give them one more hug, kiss them goodbye or hear their voice again. One more chance to say I LOVE you.

I miss you always and forever
Beetle

Sherry Hultgren
Widow

June 12, 2014

My Dear Alan,
Please watch over all the families that are going through the Oso Mudslide. I know that there are lots of angels watching over their loved ones. I miss you so much Alan, every day seems like forever. Can't believe it will be 33 years in August. I love you forever and a day.

Sherry Hultgren
Widow

March 27, 2014

We have not forgotten either, Mom and myself, it is nice to have this website to be able to have rememberance and reflection on someone that we all loved.

Clint Jensen
Nephew

January 9, 2014

We are thinking of you.
Thank you for keeping the memory Sherry.
Sister is always thinking of him

Clint Jensen
Nephew

January 8, 2014

I love you very much and miss you every day.
Love you Always forever and a day.

Sherry Hultgren
Widow

December 30, 2013

I was newbie dispatcher. You, even thought I had only known you for 2 months, a friend, mentor, and admirable friend. Your life ended for no discernible reason, and me left with nothing but questions. The loss of you changed my life, with the realization that there is no justice on the cosmic scale, as the one the killed you lived on.

Chief Dispatcher Seattle PD, retired
previously Skagit County Dispatcher

November 1, 2013

I remember what a kind, thoughtful Alan was. He was a great deputy and an asset to the Sheriff's Office. Every time I drive up-river I think of him. Rest in peace, Alan!

Julie Bjorn-Fisher, Civil Deputy retired
Skagit County Sheriff's Office

August 8, 2013

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