Type of Officer: Chief of Police, Fire Chief
Jurisdiction: Hoisington
County: Barton
Death Date: 11/29/1968
Added to Memorial: 1987
Circumstances of Death: Heart Attack
When a Hoisington cafe caught fire on Thanksgiving night, Chief of Police Nettleingham, who was also the fire chief, directed the firefighting and general control efforts throughout the night. He succumbed to a heart attack immediately after the fire was extinguished.