Corporal Jeffrey A. “Fred” Toerner (1967-2019)


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Corporal Jeffrey A. “Fred” Toerner

Jeff was born July 12, 1967 to World War II Navy veteran Edward T. Toerner and Elsie Toerner.  He attended La Salle High School, graduating in 1985.  A member of the marching band, he continued working with the band director as the percussion instructor for several years.   During November 1988, “The Pride of La Salle” received first place awards for best band and best percussion at a regional invitational.  Jeff also earned Eagle Scout.

Jeff joined the Hamilton County Sheriff’s Office as a Corrections Officer on April 23, 1992.  He was promoted to the Court Service Division on August 6, 1998.  On October 23, 2014 he was promoted to Corporal and assigned to Fugitive Warrants in the Court Service Division.  Corporal Toerner was recently assigned as the Execution Officer in the Court Service Division’s Foreclosures Unit.  By February 2019, he had served Hamilton County almost 27 years.

Corporal Toerner died suddenly on February 11, 2019 at the age of 51.

He was predeceased by his father Edward Toerner in 2014.  Deputy Toerner is survived by his wife, Ann (Grossheim) Toerner; children, Ryan Toerner and Sara Toerner; mother, Elsie Toerner; siblings Margie (Mark) Winterhalter, Kathy (Ron) Parr, John (Debra) Toerner, Judy (Mike) Bergmann, and Edward (Colleen) Toerner, Jr.

Private funeral services will be held at the convenience of the family.  Memorials may be made to the St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross “Build our Church Fund”, 23345 Gavin Lane, Lawrenceburg, IN 47025.


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