West Peoria Fire Chiefs

William Mehlenbeck 1939-1942

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William Mehlenbeck

Frank "Hook" Koehler 1942-1943

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Frank "Hook" Koehler

Elmer Tabor 1943-1945

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Elmer Tabor

Dallas Costello 1945

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Dallas Costello

Art Eberle 1946-1947

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Art Ebele

Williom Koepple 1947-1953

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William Koepple

Conrad Best 1953-1977

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Cooney Best.

Charles "Hoy" Turner 1977-1987

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Hoy Turner

Robert J. Stecher 1987-2012

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Bob Stecher

Terry Schadt 2012-present

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Terry Schadt

Original Patch

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  • Dick Steenrod proposed that the department consider purchasing a dress uniform to help identify the members of the department     
  • West Peoria’s  first patch. This patch was used through late 70s.

75 Anniversary Patch

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This patch was designed by Captain Dan Wilson for the fire department's 75th anniversary