LODD Memorial

LODD Memorial for Fallen AFFI Firefighters.

 

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Written by Thomas J. Matousek Jr. Forest Park Local #2753

demoTO HONOR, TO CHERISH, TO REMEMBER, TO SALUTE, WITH OVERWHELMING PRIDE FOR YOU, MY COMRADE I WILL.

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IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial Colorado Springs, CO September 14-16, 2017

 

 

 

AFFI LODD Memorial

Name Date of Death, Cause of Death, Local Number, Occupation, Age

 

2017


Ronald Shulga 5/11/2017 Cancer L742 Captain/Paramedic 53

Lawrence Matthews, Jr. 6/10/17 Cardiac Arrest L3766 Firefighter/EMT 36

2016

Kenneth K. Harris 1/11/2016 Cardiac Arrest Fire Fighter L95 56

2015

Daniel V. Capuano 12/14/2015 Fell/Slipped, Blunt Trauma Fire Fighter/Paramedic L2 42
 

Mark Zielinski, Sr. 12/4/2015 Cardiac Arrest L3086 Fire Fighter/Paramedic 49

Edward P. Toomey 6/5/2015 Colon Cancer L2 Lieutenant 51

Russell L. Chism 1/22/2015 Cancer L1147 Division Chief 50

John M. Leonard 1/19/2015 Lung Cancer Lieutenant L2 57 

2014

James P. McMahon 12/25/2014 Cardiac Arrest L2 Lieutenant 57

Fabian Muentes 11/30/2014 Heart Disease L2 Paramedic 49

William J. Gregus 11/8/2014 Heart Attack L2 Paramedic 58

Michael J. McNicholas 11/4/2014 Caught/Trapped L2 Fire Fighter 49

Arthur Owens III 9/29/2014 Kidney Cancer L2 Fire Fighter 56

Herbert L. Milnes, Jr. 9/20/2014 Heart Attack L3863 Lieutenant 55

Michael J. Galiardo 8/22/2015 Pancreatic Cancer L2 Fire Fighter 49

Nicholas R. Whitfield, Jr. 8/12/2014 Heart Disease L2442 Driver Engineer 48

James E. Nash 7/4/2014 Leukemia L2 Lieutenant 53

Jimmie L. Slaughter 6/17/2014 Lung Cancer L2 Engineer 51

Robert M. Krupp 6/15/2014 Heart Attack L2 Fire Fighter/EMT 60

Thomas L. Heinrich 5/1/2014 Respiratory Arrest L2 Paramedic 57

Michael T. Reed 3/24/2014 Cardiac Arrest L2 Firefighter/EMT 52

Timothy L. Gibson 2/19/2014 Overexertion/Stress/Strain L2 Paramedic 42

Michael W. Wurtz 2/7/2014 Colon Cancer  L4813 Firefighter/Paramedic 47
 

2013

Gary P. Reitz 12/26/2013 Overexertion/Stress/Strain L2 Fire Fighter 60

Victor Younberg 12/5/2013 Lung Cancer L3970 Fire Fighter/Paramedic 56

Daniel J. Bower 11/12/2013 Brain Cancer L441 Fire Fighter/Paramedic 38

Ricky J. Polk 10/13/2013 Heart (Other) L2 Fire Fighter/EMT

Terrell Akons 9/8/2013 Heart Disease L2 Fire Fighter/EMT 42

Larry L. Strickland 6/12/2013 Heart Attack L2 Fire Fighter 57

Robert L. Vander 5/22/2013 CVA L2 Parmedic 54

Joy N. Davis 3/14/2013 Lung Cancer L2 Paramedic 67

John M. Dwyer 2/17/2013 Lung Cancer L2 Fire Fighter 62

Christopher M. Ulrich 1/14/2013 Overexertion/Stress/Strain L2 Fire Fighter/EMT 44

2012

Allen F. Bollin, Jr. 4/7/2012 Respiratory Arrest L2 Fire Fighter 60

William J. Hopkins 5/11/2012 Heart(Other) L2 Engineer 53

Jason V. Mayoski 8/24/2012 Heart Disease L2 Engineer 37

Fidel G. Serrano, Jr. 8/26/2012 Hemorrhaging, Bleeding L2 Fire Fighter/Paramedic 41

Walter T. Beahan 9/7/2012 Cancer L3272 Deputy Chief 54

Thomas D. Flahive 10/4/2012 Infectious Disease L2 Lieutenant 58

Donald J. Fox 10/19/2012 Brain Cancer L2 Paramedic 43

Herbie Johnson 11/2/2012 Roof Collapse L2 Captain 54

Anthony O. Konieczka 11/5/2013 Overexertion/Stress/Strain L2 Fire Fighter/EMT 27

Michael F. Boyd 11/10/2012 Contact/Exposure L2 Fire Fighter 49

Walter Patmon, Jr. 11/11/2012 Cardiac Arrest L2 Firefighter 61

2011


Kenneth R. Groennert 10/19/2011 Colon Cancer L2665 Captain 38

Thomas E. Nolan 10/15/2011 Heart Disease L2 Captain 54

Ronald J. Jenrich 10/6/2011 Heart Disease L2 Engineer 55

Mark S. Matera 8/8/2011 Stomach Cancer L2 Fire Fighter 55

Robert J. Hirtzer 4/8/2011 Respiratory Arrest L2 Lieutenant 56

Kevin Oldham 3/11/2011 Pancreatic Cancer L473 Firefighter 33

Patrick B. Hannon 1/15/2011 Cardiac Arrest L2 Lieutenant 51

2010

Edward J. Stringer 12/22/2010 Roof Collapse L2 Firefighter 47

Corey D. Ankum 12/22/2010 Roof Collapse L2 Firefighter/EMT 34

Peter R. Fiala 10/21/2010 Cancer L3165 Engineer 46

Christopher D. Wheatley 8/9/2010 Fall from ladder L2 Firefighter 31

Frank William Fouts 7/1/2010 Cardiac arrhythmia L653 Lieutenant 37

Brian C. Carey 3/31/2010 Asphyxiation, Smoke Inhalation L3656 Firefighter 28

Patrick J. Reif 1/18/2010 Heart Attack L742 Firefighter/Paramedic 56

 

2009

Terrance D. Freeman Sr. 11/22/2009 Heart Attack L413 Firefighter 36

Russell S. Constantino 11/9/2009 Brain Cancer L3598 Firefighter/Paramedic 46

Thomas R. Veverka 9/18/2009 Lung Cancer L4211 Firefighter 58

Raymond C.  Marquardt 9/14/2009 Heart Attack L2754 Lieutenant 70

Scott R. Lietz 8/26/2009 Thermal Burn L2 Firefighter 47

Angelo J. Imparato 6/2/2009 Cancer L2 Firefighter/Engineer 60

Stephen J. Laing 2/2/2009 Lung Cancer L3033 Lieutenant

David Wilson 1/15/2009 Cancer L505 Fire Fighter

 

2008

James D. McNulty 9/27/2008 Occupational Lung Cancer L2 Fire Fighter 61

Robert K. Guerin 8/26/2008 Cancer L1999 Lieutenant 52

Timothy J. Murphy 3/10/2008 Cancer L3239 Lieutenant 52

2007

William F. Grant 3/23/2007 Apparatus Accident L2 Fire Fighter 44

2006

Peter W. Hanchar 1/6/2006 Pancreatic Cancer L742 Captain 54

Dana MacCrimmon 8/11/2006 Brain Aneurysm L1961 Fire Fighter 45

2005

Daniel K. Rebbe 7/25/2005 Cancer L37 Captain 49

George "Chris" Dwyer 5/18/2005 Cancer L742 Fire Fighter 53

2004

Patrick J. Cramer 11/15/2004 Heart Attack L2 Fire Fighter 51

Kevin R. McIntyre 4/18/2004 Heart Attack L413 District Chief 45

2003

Joe M. Rotherham 1/14/2003 Heart Attack At Fire L37 Captain 46

2001

Robert Augustyn 9/7/2001 Apparatus Accident 717 Lieutenant 57

Gary C. Bugner 5/20/2001 Lung Cancer 1263 Lieutenant 58

Francis J. Gambro 2/25/2001 Cancer 3079 Fire Fighter/Paramedic 43

2000

Scott P. Gillen 12/23/2000 Multiple injuries - Struck by vehicle L2 Lieutenant 37

Steven M. Wilmot 8/9/2000 Injuries from a fall while investigating arson fire 37 Captain 47

Mark W. Faughn 8/4/2000 Cancer 3367 Fire Fighter 31

L. C. Merrell 4/29/2000 Thrown From Fire Truck En Route to Fire L2 Lieutenant 44

John P. Walsh 2/19/2000 Liver Cancer/Hepatitis C L2 Lieutenant 59

1998

Thomas E. Prendergast 8/4/1998 Heart Attack L2 Captain 56

Eugene Blackmon 5/19/1998 Drowning L2 Fire Fighter 38

William Edward Bonnar 2/25/1998 Heart Attack 2754 Battalion Chief 61

Patrick J. King 2/12/1998 Roof Collapse L2 Fire Fighter 40

Anthony E. Lockhart 2/12/1998 Roof Collapse L2 Fire Fighter 40

1997

Howard E. Strube 9/7/1997 Apparatus Accident 1897 Fire Fighter 34

Michael Drobitsch 6/20/1997 Training Exercise L2 Fire Fighter 46

1996

Stanley Scott 12/21/1996 Heart Attack L2 Fire Fighter 45

Martin Doherty 9/21/1996 Heart Attack L2 Lieutenant 63

Terry Brabender 6/28/1996 Stress related Suicide 3291 Fire Fighter 32

1995

Thomas J. O'boyle 9/26/1995 Heart Attack L2 Lieutenant

Donald J. Kaczka 3/24/1995 Heart Attack L2 Fire Engineer 57

Gregory A. Nolta 1/3/1995 Cancer L555 Fire Fighter 44

1993

Steven J. McNamee 11/24/1993 Fall L2 Fire Fighter 36

Dennis Olson 3/6/1993 Building Collapse 3123 Fire Fighter 46

 

 

 

 

 

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Associated Fire Fighters of Illinois Honor Guard:

Formed on:

January 30, 1993

On January 30, 1993 69 members of the Associated Firefighters of Illinois formed the 1st ever statewide Honor Guard. Our membership is now close to 600 strong. Through the years, this Honor Guard has been there to honor, to cherish, to remember our fallen comrades and bestow respect and dignity to our comrades family. This has been and will continue to be our commitment to you "Whatever It Takes."