TWO NAMES ADDED TO LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL

TWO NAMES ADDED TO LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL

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TWO NAMES WERE ADDED MONDAY TO THE ROLL CALL OF LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL WHO HAVE GIVEN THEIR LIVES IN THE LINE OF DUTY.

WOODBURY COUNTY ATTORNEY JAMES BRODIE AND SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT MATRON EILEEN HEILMAN WILL HAVE THEIR NAMES ENGRAVED ONTO THE LAW ENFORCEMENT MEMORIAL OUTSIDE CITY HALL.

THOSE TWO DIED WITH CHIEF DEPUTY JIMMIE BIGGS IN AN AIRPLANE CRASH ON MARCH 11TH OF 1959 WHEN THEY WERE RETURNING AFTER DROPPING OFF A FEMALE PRISONER AT MITCHELVILLE, IOWA.

BRODIE’S SISTER, PHYLLIS HOLZRICHTER OF SIOUX CITY, SAYS IT’S TAKEN 55 YEARS FOR HER BROTHER AND HEILMAN TO BE REMEMBERED FOR THEIR SACRIFICE:


OC…….RECOGNIZING HIM NOW. :22

HOLZRICHTER SAYS SHE LEARNED OF HER BROTHER’S DEATH FROM A RADIO NEWS REPORT:


OC..IN A PLANE CRASH. ;22

BRODIE AND HEILMAN ARE THE 10TH AND 11TH NAMES TO BE ADDED TO THE PUBLIC SAFETY MEMORIAL.

THE CEREMONY WAS MOVED INDOORS TO CITY HALL BECAUSE OF THE RAIN.

PHOTO BY GEORGE LINDBLADE