The Steve Young Memorial Lodge of the Fraternal Order of Police has scheduled the ceremony honoring the fallen law enforcement members from Marion County for Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at Noon. The Memorial will take place at the Marion Cemetery.All members of our community are welcome and are encouraged to attend.Guest speaker will be: Ohio State Highway Patrol, Staff Lieutenant Chuck Jones.
Please plan on joining them as they honor law enforcement officers throughout the nation, especially the fallen officers from Marion County:
❖ Jerome Hostetter, a patrolman from the Marion Police Department who was fatally shot and killed in 1910
❖ Edward Masterson, a Captain from the Marion Police Department who was fatally injured in a traffic accident in 1922
❖ William Bender, a Deputy from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office who was fatally injured in a traffic accident in 1973
❖ William “Randy” Bender, a trooper from the Ohio State Highway PatrolWho was fatally injured in a traffic accident in 1982
❖ Brandy Winfield, a Deputy from the Marion County Sheriff’s Office who was fatally shot and killed in 2004.
Directly following the ceremony there will be a free luncheon sponsored by the Fraternal Order of Police, Steve Young Memorial Lodge #24 at The First Church of the Nazarene @ 233 W. Church St. The public is welcome to attend. If you have any questions please contact Jim Fitsko at 740-387-2525