Type of Officer: Police Officer
Jurisdiction: Colwich
County: Sedgwick
Death Date: 12/8/2021
Added to Memorial: 20222
Circumstances of Death: COVID-19

Theodore James Ohlemeier, age 58, a 33-year veteran police officer served with the City of Colwich for the past three years. During late November, 2021, Officer Ohlemeier had been responding to calls for service and making arrests involving persons who had or were suspected of having COVID-19. In early December Officer Ohlemeier tested positive for COVID-19 and was hospitalized. On December 8, 2021, following a very short, courageous battle with the COVID virus, Officer Ohlemeier succumbed to medical complications resulting from his COVID exposure. Officer Ohlemeier is survived by his daughter and sister.

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