P.O. Robert Marousek #15453

Name: Marousek, Robert
Star: 15453
Memorial Panel #: 19
Rank: Police Officer
District / Unit: 012
End of Watch: 28 February 1981
Incident Details: Robert Marousek, 35, was an 11-year veteran of the Chicago Police Department, assigned to the 012 District. On February 28, 1981, Officer Marousek and his partner, William Kent, responded to 15 S. Aberdeen Street where a deceased man was found on a sidewalk. While attempting to lift the deceased person into the squadrol, Officer Marousek suffered a heart attack. He died before arriving at the University of Illinois Hospital. His mass was held at St. Rene Council Church. He is survived by his wife, Bonnie and son, Robert, Jr.