If your department has just experienced a LODD, please read our LODD information ASAP.

Listed here is Minnesota firefighters who have answered their “last call”. It only lists active and retired firefighters. It does not include Line-of-Duty Deaths (LODD). They are listed on the Fallen Firefighters page. If you know of a MN firefighter that has answered his or her “last call” and would like the name listed here, e-mail us and we will include it. Please include name, fire department, date of death and whether they it was LODD related, an active member or retired.

The firefighters are listed by date of death.

Date
Name
Fire Department
Status
2013 28 Jul Ed Englehard Eagan FD Retired
22 Apr Craig Syring Anoka-Champlin FD Active
5 Apr Paul Smith Elk River FD Retired
20 Mar Dustin “Dusty” Fedder Ormsby FD Active
4 Mar Donald Boushee East Grand Forks FD Retired
10 Feb Darrin J. Schaefer St. Martin Fire & Rescue Active
13 Jan Michael Lockhart Chain of Lakes Fire & Rescue Active
2 Jan Pete Smith Minneapolis FD Retired
2012 22 Dec Mark Ostertag Bayport FD Active
13 Mar Virgil Bloeshl St. Paul FD Retired
28 Jan David Feterl Eagan FD, Salem FD (SD) and Iroquois FD (SD) Active: Iroquois FD
Retired: Eagan FD
2011 22 Mar Mike Struck Cleveland FD Active
2010 6 Jul Kevin Manahan Chatfield FD Active
29 May Jeremy Cox Houston Volunteer Fire and Rescue Active
9 Apr Al Dahl Oak Grove FD Active
3 Apr Tim McGinty Benson FD Active
22 Mar Ray Weitbrecht Oak Grove FD Retired
19 Feb Terry Anderson Crystal FD Retired
19 Feb Roy B. Prudencio Eagan FD / Pleasant Hill FD (IA) Active
20 Jan Brad Deutsch Luverne FD Active
18 Jan Richard Otto “Dick” Lorinser Eagan FD Retired
2009
13 Sep
Brienne Heroux Eagan FD and MFFMA
Inactive
13 Feb Don Deutsch Luverne FD Active
2008 12 Sep Bradley Parker Farmington Fd Active
2007
12 Dec
Dave Citzloff Delano FD
Active
11 Nov
Kimbertly “Kim” Turner Hallock FD
Retired
2006
6 Sep
Kenneth W. Johnson Minnetonka FD
Retired
19 Jun
John Ehlinger Avon Fire and Rescue
Retired
16 Feb
Byron L. Anderson Minneapolis FD
Retired
2005
15 May
Mark Tente Lake Johanna FD
Retired
3 Apr
Charles Quinn Wells FD
Retired
2004
5 Dec
Howard Crone Minneapolis FD
Retired
14 Nov
Harold Calder Minneapolis FD
Retired
13 Nov
Charlie Cremers Minneapolis FD
Retired
7 Oct
Robert Earl Mueller Minneapolis FD
Retired
5 Oct
Larry Bjerk Roseau FD
Retired
6 Apr
Robert “Bob” Stadem Chaska FD
Retired
6 Apr
Craig M. Wilcox Lakeville FD
Active
20 Mar
Ted Garver Chisholm FD
Retired
13 Jan
Steven N. Weist Rochester FD
Active
2003
30 Dec
Jon F. Niemann Prior Lake FD
Active
6 Oct
Joyce Klug Upsala Volunteer FD
Active
9 Sep
Andrew E. Grassmann Chaska FD
Retired
13 Aug
Dean Earl Massie Park Rapids FD
Retired
12 Jun
Denis A. Erickson Cottage Grove FD
Retired
11 Mar
Michael Watkins Apple Valley FD
Retired
2002
15 Dec
Tim L. Correll Randolph-Hampton FD
Active
2 Dec
Calvin A. Richardson Woodbury FD
Retired
Jul
Brian Durand Anoka Champlin FD
Active
15 Jun
Richard Lee “Dick” Kaihoi Willmar FD
Retired
14 Jan
Gerard “Jerry” Denn Hastings FD
Retired
10 Jan
Elliot Streit Isanti FD
Active
2001
Aug
Richard Morrell Elk River FD
Active
Jul
John “Jack” Kreuser Elk River FD
Active
1998
10 Sep
Roy Lesch Duluth FD
Retired
1997
23 May
George J. Scott Eagan FD
Retired
1992
13 Dec
Dennis R. Seiz Eagan FD
Active
1990
11 Apr
Michael M. Thomas Eagan FD
Retired
29 May
Robert M. Carll Eagan FD
Retired
1981
5 Mar
Lawrence L. Engel Apple Valley FD
Active
1980
11 Feb
Curtis W. Meyer Eagan FD
Retired
1972
20 May
Charles A. Hammer Milaca FD
Retired
1967
John F. Casey Minneapolis FD
Retired
1892
22 May
George Carleton South St. Paul FD
unk

“-” = Unknown date