James Froemsdorf Memorial Highway dedication
Thursday, August 29, 2002
Photos by Fred Lynch
Col. Roger Stottlemyre, left, superintendent of the Missouri Highway Patrol, accepted from Sarah Froemsdorf the service revolver used by her late husband, Trooper James M. Froemsdorf, who was fatally shot with the weapon by Jerome Mallett while on duty March 2, 1985. It will be displayed in the highway patrol's museum.
Sarah Froemsdorf spoke at the dedication ceremony of the Trooper James Froemsdorf Memorial Highway, a section of Interstate 55 from Brewer to Perryville, Thursday outside the Perry County Courthouse in Perryville, Mo. Seated, from left: Capt. Paul Parmenter, commanding officer of Troop C, Missouri Highway Patrol; state rep. Patrick Naeger and Perry County Presiding Commissioner Tom Sutterer.
The audience sat outside the Perry County Courthouse in Perryville, Mo. for the dedication of the Trooper James Froemsdorf Memorial Highway Thursday, Aug. 29.