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The Iowa Department of Public Safety Peace Officer Memorial Page Remembers . . .

Jasper County Sheriff's Office


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Reserve Deputy Holdefer suffered a fatal heart attack Tuesday, October 30, 1973, as he and several other deputies attempted to arrest three intoxicated men. The suspects began to struggle and kick during the arrest. During the struggle Reserve Deputy Holdefer suffered the heart attack.

Reserve Deputy Holdefer was 51 years old.

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Created: 01-15-2009
Last Updated: 02-05-2010 (JLR)