Welcome First Responders

To The 28th Jeffco Fire Engine Rally

IN MEMORIAM

Beginning with the 9th Jeffco Fire Engine Rally, a formal memorial was added to the rally opening ceremony to honor individuals associated with the Jefferson County fire service who had passed away since the previous fire engine rally. The following individuals have been recognized at the annual Jeffco Fire Engine Rally.

Donald Herbert Anderson – Hematite Fire Protection District
Date of Death: February 27, 2013

Eldred Arnold – Rock Community Fire Protection District
Date of Death: December 13, 2017

Elva T. Asberry - Antonia Fire Protection District
Date of Death: March 26, 2018

Thomas Boston “Bud” Barrett – Herculaneum Fire Department
Date of Death: January 29, 2006

Paul B. Bates – Herculaneum Fire Department & Mapaville Fire Department
Date of Death: February 20, 2004

Charles Becker – Rock Community Fire Protection District
Date of Death: December 20, 2007

Delmas E. “Bud” Becker – Herculaneum Fire Department
Date of Death: August 17, 2021

Michael W. Bellafiore – High Ridge Fire Protection District
Date of Death: March 16. 2012

David J. Besand – Festus Fire Department, Dunklin & Hillsboro Fire Protection Districts
Date of Death: November 25, 2012

Charles F. Bieser – Hillsboro Fire Protection District
Date of Death: February 20, 2020

William E. Bingham – Crystal City Fire Department
Date of Death: June 30, 2018

William G. Blumer – Dunklin Fire Protection District
Date of Death: November 22, 2016

Roy Robert Bohle – Cedar Hill Fire Protection District
Date of Death: December 5, 2020

Terry Bouska – Goldman Fire Protection District
Date of Death: February 18, 2015

Donald L. Boyer – Festus Fire Department
Date of Death: September 20, 2016

Bruce E. Braun – Cedar Hill Fire Protection District
Date of Death: August 13, 2003

David A. Brewer – Mapaville Fire Protection District
Date of Death: December 24, 2020

Imogene Brust – Dunklin Fire Protection District
Date of Death: May 3, 2021

Alan L. Brod – DeSoto Fire Department
Date of Death: January 20, 2002

Richard A. Brown – Goldman Fire Protection District
Date of Death: June 5, 2017

Nelda Lenhart Burns – High Ridge Fire Protection District
Date of Death: September 16, 2010

Alvin Buxton – Cedar Hill Fire Protection District
Date of Death: December 9, 2005

Dennis Cage – Festus Fire Department, Rock Community Fire Protection District & Crystal City Fire Department
Date of Death: April 22, 2007

James R. Cage – Festus Fire Department
Date of Death: August 22, 2004

Glenn Campbell – Dunklin Fire Protection District
Date of Death:

Andrew Christian Carstens – Jefferson R-7 Fire Protection District
Date of Death: April 12, 2010

Marvin G. Cawvey – DeSoto Fire Department
Date of Death: August 20, 2009

John N. Chamis – Herculaneum Fire Department
Date of Death: October 5, 2005

Charles “Curly” Coplin – Herculaneum Fire Department
Date of Death: February 7, 2002

Vincent A. Courtois – Festus Fire Department
Date of Death: February 24, 2017

Zachary J. Crowley – Hillsboro Fire Protection District
Date of Death: December 13, 2016

Zachary S. Daugherty – DeSoto Rural Fire Protection District
Date of Death: April 21, 2019

Gary David – Cedar Hill Fire Protection District
Date of Death: July 29, 2006

Steve Davis – High Ridge Fire Protection District
Date of Death: March 26, 2013

Norman C. Day – DeSoto Rural Fire Protection District
Date of Death: April 22, 2002

Charles J. “Jerry” DeClue – DeSoto Fire Department
Date of Death: January 1, 2021

Keith A. DeClue – Joachim-Plattin Ambulance District
Date of Death: June 15, 2021

Mason Dempsey – Crystal City Fire Department
Date of Death: January 4, 2005

Caleb Douglas – Festus Fire Department – Hematite Fire Protection District
Date of Death: December 20, 2017

Charles E. Evans – Joachim-Plattin Ambulance District
Date of Death: May 17, 2007

Spencer Fodge – Goldman Fire Protection District
Date of Death: August 28, 2015

Richard E. Ford – Big River Ambulance District/Cedar Hill Fire Protection District
Date of Death: January 11, 2019

Emmett “Andy” Freeman – Herculaneum Fire Department
Date of Death: August 15, 2006

Joseph B. Gangloff - Rock Community Fire Protection District
Date of Death: January 12, 2011

Joe Geiler, Goldman Fire Protection District
Date of Death: July 4, 2018

Terry L. Gore – DeSoto Rural Fire Protection District
Date of Death: January 8, 2016

Casey Glenwood Haggard – Herculaneum Fire Department
Date of Death: October 31, 2002

Farris Hamlyn, Sr.  – High Ridge Fire Protection District
Date of Death: February 10, 2015

Stephen F. Hammer - Jefferson R-7 Fire Protection District
Date of Death: February 8, 2019

Virgil F. Hammer, Jefferson R-7 Fire Protection District
Date of Death: January 20, 2017

Donnell E. Hayes – Jefferson R-7 Fire Protection District
Date of Death – December 21, 2019

Robert L. Hayes, Jr. – DeSoto Rural Fire Protection District
Date of Death: February 15, 2006

Emil C. Heimos, Jr. - Mapaville Fire Protection District
Date of Death: July 9, 2018

Elmer Held – Antonia Fire Protection District
Date of Death: October 13, 2005

Robert L. Hipes, Sr. – Hematite Fire Protection District
Date of Death: September 24, 2015

Wallace B. Huddleston – Herculaneum Fire Department
Date of Death: October 6, 2017

 Marvin J. “Jimmie” House – Herculaneum Fire Department
    Date of Death: November 14, 2001

Donald Hurtgen, Sr. – Hillsboro Fire Protection District
Date of Death: April 28, 2013

Harold E. Hurtgen – Hillsboro & Hematite Fire Protection District
Date of Death: July 4, 2020

Theodore “Ted” Hurtgen, Jr. – Hillsboro Fire Protection District
Date of Death: June 9, 2011

Christopher Irelan – Goldman Fire Protection District
Date of Death: October 21, 2012

Steven L. Irelan – Goldman Fire Protection District
Date of Death: October 16, 2017

Fred Edward Jackson – Jefferson R-7 Fire Protection District
Date of Death: January 10, 2010

Robert “Bob” Jacobsen – Missouri Division of Fire Safety
Date of Death: December 7, 2007

Stanley D. Johnston – Dunklin Fire Protection District
Date of Death: October 1, 2016

Thomas J. Keener – Hillsboro Fire Protection District
Date of Death: February 19, 2019

Phyllis Keller – Goldman Fire Protection District
Date of Death: October 30, 2012

Richard J. “Dick” King – Hillsboro Fire Protection District
Date of Death: June 3, 2020

Don Kosar – Antonia Fire Protection District
Date of Death: May 6, 2003

Carl H. Kraus, Antonia Fire Protection District
Date of Death: August 30, 2017

Michael Langsdorf – Saline Valley Fire Protection District
Date of Death: June 23, 2019

Calvin H.G. Lindwedel – Goldman Fire Protection District
Date of Death: July 30, 2019

Charles Lenhardt – High Ridge Fire Protection District
Date of Death:

Vincent “Fly” Mahn – Hillsboro Fire Protection District
Date of Death: August 26, 2011

Harold Maloney – Springdale Fire Protection District
Date of Death: November 28, 2013

Alvin G. Marschel – Goldman Fire Protection District
Date of Death: August 20, 2017

Daniel E. Marler – Herculaneum Fire Department
Date of Death: November 19, 2015

Dennis C. Marler – Herculaneum Fire Department
Date of Death: August 6, 2015

Herbert E. Marler – Herculaneum Fire Department
Date of Death: September 21, 2008

Kenneth E. Marler – Herculaneum Fire Department
Date of Death: January 16, 2020

Kenneth J. Marler – Herculaneum Fire Department
Date of Death: October 2, 2004

Vernon May – Cedar Hill Fire Protection District
Date of Death: July 11, 2006

William Mayer, Sr.  – Rock Community Fire Protection District
Date of Death: June 7, 2003

William J. McCabe – Cedar Hill Fire Protection District
Date of Death: March 15, 2021

William T. McCredie – Rock Community Fire Protection District
Date of Death: May 20, 2019

Carlton Miller – High Ridge Fire Protection District
Date of Death: August 4, 2003

Donald C. Miller – Festus Fire Department
Date of Death: August 2, 2002

Richard A. Miller – North Jefferson County Ambulance District
Date of Death: October 6, 2020

Thomas H. M. Murry – Herculaneum Fire Department
Date of Death: August 8, 2016

Steven W. Niemeyer – Saline Valley Fire Protection District
Date of Death: June 24, 2019

Jonathan T. Noce – Joachim-Plattin Ambulance District
Date of Death: May 25, 2016

Glynn E. Null – DeSoto Rural Fire Protection District
Date of Death: November 21, 2007

Robert E. Oberle – Festus Fire Department
Date of Death: December 8, 2020

Keith W. Parker – Crestwood Fire Department & Jeffco Fire Engine Rally
Date of Death: April 22, 2019

Oliver R. Pechmann – Cedar Hill Fire Protection District
Date of Death: November 17, 2018

Robert Pena – Rock Community Fire Protection District
Date of Death: October 20, 2007

Joseph F. Peery, Sr.  – Jefferson R-7 Fire Protection District
Date of Death: November 24, 2015

Gary L. Peterein – Mapaville Fire Protection District
Date of Death: April 1, 2020

John J. Peterein – Mapaville Fire Protection District
Date of Death:  November 27, 2010

Joseph Peters – Goldman Fire Protection District
Date of Death: April 25, 2013

Anthony A. “Tony” Picarella – Crystal City Fire Department
Date of Death: July 12, 2015

Douglas M. Picarella – Crystal City Fire Department
Date of Death: January 7, 2011

Joseph R. “Pat” Pinson – DeSoto Fire Department
Date of Death: June 14, 2012

Michael P. Pouliezos – DeSoto Rural Fire Protection District
Date of Death: May 9, 2019

Walter F. Radeacker – Cedar Hill Fire Protection District
Date of Death: March 12, 2010

Tillman U. Ratty – Dunklin Fire Protection District
Date of Death: September 12, 2017

Kenneth L. Reed – Hillsboro Fire Protection District & Dunklin Fire Protection District
Date of Death: October 28, 2018

Jeffrey R. Reissing – Goldman Fire Protection District
Date of Death: April 2, 2005

Elmer C. Revelle – Herculaneum Fire Department
Date of Death: February 15, 2003

Dennis C. Robinson – Crystal City Fire Department
Date of Death: February 6, 2010

A. Eugene “Gene” Rolfe – Dunklin Fire Protection District
Date of Death: January 3, 2021

Robert Rose – Cedar Hill Fire Protection District
Date of Death: October 14, 2015

Russell L. Rose – Cedar Hill Fire Protection District
Date of Death: July 9, 2016

Paul F. Roth – Festus Fire Department
Date of Death: February 21, 2019

Burl J. Rudisaile – Festus Fire Department
Date of Death: November 26, 2018

David J. Rudisaile – Festus Fire Department
Date of Death: March 5, 2006

Brian K. Rudy – Hillsboro Fire Protection District/Valle Ambulance District
Goldman Fire Protection District
Date of Death: December 14, 2020

Richard Saller – Antonia Fire Protection District
Date of Death: September 10, 2015

Arnold W. Schmidt III – Rock Community Fire Protection District
Date of Death: April 18, 2006

Wanda Schrage – Crystal City & Festus Fire Departments
Date of Death: September 19, 2007

Delbert K. Shoults – Hematite Fire Protection District
Date of Death: February 25, 2017

Raymond Sheets – Herculaneum Fire Department & Dunklin Fire Protection District
Date of Death: November 15, 2006

Roger D. Shepard – Crystal City Fire Department
Date of Death: December 31, 2015

Ronald S. Siebert – Jefferson R-7 Fire Protection District
Date of Death: November 9, 2020

John J. “Bud” Skiadas – Crystal City Fire Department
Date of Death: December 6, 2002

Leo Siracusa – Crystal City Fire Department
Date of Death: March 5, 2012

Steven J. Siracusa – Crystal City Fire Department
Date of Death: July 17, 2015

Emmet L. Smetzer, Jr. – DeSoto Rural Fire Protection District
Date of Death: March 18, 2006

Emmet L. Smetzer, Sr. – DeSoto Rural Fire Protection District
Date of Death: February 9, 2019

Conrad S. Smith – Big River Ambulance District
Date of Death: June 6, 2008

Eldon J. “Bud” Smith – DeSoto Rural Fire Protection District
Date of Death: April 7, 2020

Eric M. Smoot – Hillsboro Fire Protection District
Date of Death: December 19, 2019

Curtis Eugene Speer – Dunklin Fire Protection District
Date of Death: December 19, 2017

Harlie Grover Spruell – DeSoto Fire Department
Date of Death: January 22, 2010

David Stark – Goldman Fire Protection District
Date of Death: March 3, 2008

Timothy Alvin Statzel – Festus Fire Department
Date of Death: January 23, 2012

Frank Wayne Tidd, Sr. – Mapaville Fire Protection District
Date of Death: July 14, 2019

Chester M. Turner – Festus Fire Department & Dunklin Fire Protection District
Date of Death: April 26, 2012

Frank C. Umbdenstock – Valle Ambulance District  Jefferson R-7 Fire Protection District
Date of Death: July 19, 2017

David L. Viehland – Cedar Hill Fire Protection District
Date of Death: January 5, 2021

Erwin A. Viehland – Cedar Hill Fire Protection District
Date of Death: April 27, 2002

Glenn E. Visnoske – Joachim-Plattin Ambulance District
Date of Death: January 9, 2011

James C. Voss – Goldman Fire Protection District
Date of Death: November 15, 2019

Randy L. Voyles – DeSoto Rural Fire Protection District
Date of Death: August 26, 2016

Carol Wagner – Big River Ambulance District
Date of Death: July 22, 2019

Clarence Wagner – Goldman Fire Protection District
Date of Death: December 3, 2001

James G. Walker – Herculaneum Fire Department
Date of Death: July 4, 2013

Michael W. Warden – Festus Fire Department
Date of Death: April 14, 2019

Carol Watson – Cedar Hill Fire Protection District
Date of Death: February 10, 2016

Clarence O. Watson II – Hematite Fire Protection District
Date of Death: November 29, 2008

Carolyn R. Watz – Mapaville Fire Protection District
Date of Death: May 22, 2019

Wayne Weber – Cedar Hill Fire Protection District
Date of Death: January 2, 2015

Ronald W. Wehlage, Jr. – DeSoto Rural Fire Protection District
Date of Death: June 30, 2020

Steven Thomas West – Rock Community Fire Protection District
Date of Death: July 18, 2018

Bimel E. Wheelis – DeSoto Fire Department
Date of Death: January 18, 2002

Charles W. Winford – Dunklin Fire Protection District
Date of Death: December 7, 2002

Ambrose J. “Sonny” Wingbermuehle – Antonia Fire Protection District
Date of Death: December 2, 2007

Joseph A. “Joe” Wingbermuehle – Rock Community Fire Protection District
Date of Death: June 17, 2007

Ruth A. Wingbermuehle – Antonia Fire Protection District
Date of Death: June 7, 2014

William “Corky” Winkler – Crystal City Fire Department
Date of Death: July 20, 2010

Betty Wippler – Cedar Hill Fire Protection District
Date of Death: June 21, 2008

Alan D. Whitter – Festus Fire Department   Hematite Fire Protection District
Date of Death: August 22, 2019

Walter D. Wolk – Mapaville Fire Protection District
Date of Death: November 19, 2019

Vandon Young – Cedar Hill Fire Protection District
Date of Death: November 12, 2005

James Zebas – Rock Community Fire Protection District
Date of Death: December 30, 2007

Chris Ziegelmeyer, Antonia Fire Protection District
Date of Death: September 26, 2011

Jules C. Zimmerman – Rock Community Fire Protection District
Date of Death: December 4, 2020

Lindbergh C. “Lindy” Zimmerman – Antonia Fire Protection District
Date of Death: May 8, 2003