Governor Evers Orders Flags at Half-Staff Today

(Madison)  Governor Tony Evers has ordered the flags of the United States and Wisconsin to be flown at half staff today in honor of Firefighter Stephen M. Smith of the Vandenbroeck-Kaukauna Fire Department.  Smith passed away on Monday December, 20th at the age of 54 after contracting COVID-19 in the line of duty.  In a press release, Evers expressed sympathy for Steve’s wife and kids at this time of tragic loss, adding (Quote) “ To those who knew him, steve was a good friend and someone who cared deeply about others, and he will be missed by the many whose lives he affected.  The funeral Liturgy will be held today (Wednesday December 29th) in Kaukauna.