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Patrolman Vinton Jerry Margretz

Waterloo Police Department, Iowa

End of Watch Sunday, June 7, 1925

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Reflections for Patrolman Vinton Jerry Margretz

Rest in peace Patrolman Margretz.

Rabbi Lewis S. Davis

May 25, 2022

My grandmother, Pauline, married your brother. She shared the story of your passing with me when I was young. She showed me your picture, the newspaper story, and the lock of your red hair. She then told me that my father was named for you, at your mother's request: Vinton Jerry Margretz
He was born April 23rd, 1926. He passed in 2015. Today, April 23rd, 2020, would have been his birthday.
Oh, I found him using his nickname: "Red"

Genevieve "Genny" Lynn Margret
Great niece

April 23, 2020

Time may have passed but you are not forgotten. I believe as long as someone remembers you or speaks your name, you are still with us.
Thank you for your heroism.
GOD Bless

Detention Officer A.Zambito

June 8, 2015

Rest in Peace, Patrolman Margretz. Your sacrifice is not forgotten.

Officer 11169

January 3, 2014

Patrolman Margretz,
On today, the 83rd anniversary of your death, I would just like to say thank you for your service and sacrifice-not just for your community, but also for our Country when you served in the USMC during WW I.

Semper Fi Devil Dog!
A fellow LEO/former Marine


June 7, 2008

Rest - In - Peace, Devil Dawg

Maj M. B. Parlor

June 7, 2007

Rest in Peace Motorman. You are not forgotten.

Motor Officer Danny Johnson
Metro Nashville Police Dept.

June 7, 2007

Well just really wanted to say I came to this website because we both had the same last name I never knew you but Im sure were probally family somewhere down the line and Im very sorry.


Heather Margretz

March 15, 2006

Rest in peace motorman.

Ofc. Michael Walker
Tallahassee Police Dept.

February 25, 2004

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