Alfred Lemoine 'Draby' Drabenstot
Huntington County Sheriff's Department
Sunday, May 27, 1984

Age: 55
Served: 27 years
Badge #:
Panel 30E, Line 21
Panel L27, Line 1

Incident Details

Cause of Death:
Heart attack
Date/Time of Incident:
Saturday, May 26, 1984

Incident to Death Duration:
1 day
Incident Location:
9214 Lost Bridge Road West, Andrews
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Incident Township:
Weapon Used:
Suspect Disposition:
Burial Place:
Star of Hope Cemetery, Huntington

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   Captain Alfred Drabenstot suffered a heart attack at the scene of a medical emergency at the Salamonie Reservoir.

   While assisting an ambulance crew who had responded for a water skier injured in an accident, he became ill.

   He was subsequently transported to Parkview Memorial Hospital in Fort Wayne where he died the following day.

   Captain Drabenstot, from Huntington, had previously been appointed sheriff to serve the remaining 21 months of the second, four-year term of Sheriff Dale Rudicel who resigned while in office in March 1977.

   He was single and survived by his mother, four sisters and five brothers.

Military Service

United States Army
Korean War

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