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Timothy F. Casey
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Birth: Dec. 3, 1921
Death: Dec. 2, 2005

CASEY, Timothy F. - Passed away peacefully on December 2, 2005 after a short illness. Tim was born in Sacramento, CA on December 3, 1921 to James and Catherine Casey. He was four years old when he moved to the Sunset District of San Francisco with his parents, brother, Bill, and sisters, Mary (Lewis) and Catherine (O'Connell). He attended St. Anne's Grammar School and Sacred Heart High School. He joined the Navy at the onset of WWII and was attached to the 4th Marine Division, where he served in the invasion of Saipan and Iwo Jima. After the war he returned to San Francisco where he met the love of his life, Katherine Litjen. They were married on January 15, 1949, and their love and friendship grew for over 56 years. Tim joined the SFPD in January, 1947, and proudly wore badge #1170 for forty years. Starting in the Traffic Bureau, Golden Gate Park, and Northern Stations, he was detailed to the Bureau of Inspectors Robbery Detail in 1957. He was promoted to Inspector in March, 1964 and received numerous meritorious awards and commendations until his retirement on January 22, 1987. In 1985 he was named San Francisco's Policeman of the Year. Tim and Kate moved to Petaluma in 1981 where they made many friends and attended St. James Catholic Church. After retirement Tim was active in Petaluma Youth Baseball and enjoyed many days on the golf course.

Tim will be greatly missed by Kate; his daughter, Patt McMichael and her husband Dave, his grandsons, affectionately known as "the Merry Men" and their wives: Major Dan and Debbie, Sean and Cleo, Matt and Christina, Bryan and Stephanie McMichael; three great-grandchildren: Ashley, Kayley, and Gavin, and another expected in February. He also leaves nieces and nephews of whom he was very fond. 
 
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Created by: dar
Record added: Dec 04, 2005
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Timothy F. Casey
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A respectful job well done, Rest in Peace.
- dar
 Added: Dec. 4, 2005
 
 
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