Deputy Sheriff John Earl Kormelink

Photo of Deputy Sheriff John Earl Kormelink
End of Watch: Sat, May 25th, 1940
Date of Incident: Sat, May 25th, 1940
Cause of Death: Motor Vehicle Accident
Service Time: Not Known
Age: 38


His wife Dorothy, daughter Betty Mae, and son Thomas


As Deputy Sheriff Kormelink and another deputy were transporting three prisoners to the state penal farm in Putnamville, they were involved in a motor vehicle accident. The accident killed Deputy Sheriff Kormelink and injured the others.


Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office
Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office Patch
3500 North Harlan Avenue
Evansville, Indiana 47711
(812) 435-5713


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