FAYETTE COUNTY K9
Fayette County Sheriff's Office K-9 Rex passes away.....
Sheriff Martin M. Fisher and Deputy Kenneth Aeschliman regret to announce that Deputy Rex Vom Welzbachtal the Fayette County Sheriff's Office K-9 passed away Monday September 15, 2008 after a short illness. Rex began service with the Fayette County Sheriff's Office in January 10, 2005 and has served Fayette County faithfully up until his untimely death. Rex was certified in narcotics detection, tracking, and Officer protection. Rex was obtained and cared for using drug forfeiture money, donated funds and monies raised at an annual fund raiser. Sheriff Fisher states that Rex has been an outstanding asset for the Fayette County Sheriff's Office and a useful public relations tool. He has performed dozens of public demonstrations in addition to his dedicated work on patrol. Deputy Aeschliman stated that he has lost a trusted partner and friend and he will be greatly missed. Sheriff Fisher stated that he will make a decision at a later date as to the replacement of the canine.
Pictured: Deputy Aeschliman, Rex and Sheriff Fisher
WE WOULD LIKE TO SAY A SPECIAL "THANK YOU" TO ALL THE INDIVIDUALS AND BUSINESSES THAT HAVE CONTRIBUTED TO OUR K-9 FUND. THANKS AGAIN FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
The Bargain House- Oelwein, Fayette County Ducks Unlimited-Oelwein, Paddock Lounge-Oelwein, Bobcat of Waterloo-Waterloo, Heartland Rentals-Oelwein, Check”N”Go-Waterloo, Hub City Implement-Oelwein, Radio Communications-Waterloo, Oelwein Police Department, Graybill Electronics-Hiawatha, Walmart-Decorah, Inventory Trading Company, John Falb Company- West Union, Casey’s General Store, Wilbur Ford- West Union, Kum and Go-West Union, Shell Station-West Union, NAPA-West Union, Wayne and Del’s-West Union, Car Quest-West Union, Baumler Implement-West Union, West Union Hardware-West Union, Norby’s Farm Fleet-West Union, Pronto-West Union, Fayette County Thundering Toms-West Union, Sheriff Martin M. Fisher-West Union, Northeast Iowa Area Ambulance-West Union, Fayette County Union-West Union, Clermont Implement-Clermont, Clermont Pin Company-Clermont, Big Rock Country Club-Fayette, Tim and Nancy Wulfekuhle-Fayette, Gavin’s IGA-Fayette, Fayette Hardware-Fayette, Scott Pharmacy-Fayette, Lt. Bradley M. Minger-Fayette, SEMS-Sumner, Lifeline-Sumner, Myers Custom Chevy-Sumner, Shell Rock Ford-Shell Rock, Gridworks-Elgin, Avalon Tire & Service Center, Inc., Iowa Motor Company, American Legion Auxiliary Unit 15, Community Bank of Oelwein, Schuchmann's Pharmacy, Pizza Palace, Fauser Energy Resources, Torkelson Motors, Inc., Maynard Savings Bank, Blessing Industries, Hofmeyer & Hanson P.C., Circle K Communications, Inc., Moss Roofing & Insulation, Inc., Kum & Go, Tap't Out Stein-N-Dine, Meyer & Lincoln True Value Hardware, F & F Hardware, Signode Engineered Product, Citizen's Saving's Bank, Barb Wood, The Barrel Drive In, Farmer's Savings Bank, Tekippe Engineering, P.C., Dessel's Furniture, The First National Bank of Oelwein, Norby's Farm Fleet, Matthiesen's Automotive, Inc. Elgin State Bank, Lynch Livestock, Dessel-Roach Floorcovering, Gordon Leech, Maynard Savings Bank, Jason & Cheri Lensing, Les Keune, Franzen's Barber Shop, Alice Koempel, Elmer Landas, Matthew & Margery Petrzelka, Teamsters, First National Bank, Dave & Connie Elledge