Gov. Tony Evers
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Gov. Evers Orders Flags to Half-Staff in Honor of Fallen Union Grove-Yorkville Firefighter

"I join Wisconsinites in mourning his death and remembering his legacy of selfless service."

By - Nov 4th, 2019 10:29 am

MADISON — Gov. Tony Evers today ordered the flags of the United States and the State of Wisconsin to be flown at half-staff as a mark of respect for Union Grove-Yorkville firefighter Brian Serdynski. Serdynski passed away on Sat., Nov. 2, 2019, as the result of a heart attack he had suffered a few weeks earlier while on an emergency call.

“Brian was a loving father, loyal friend, and a pillar of his community, and put his life on the line to protect and serve others,” said Gov. Evers. “I join Wisconsinites in mourning his death and remembering his legacy of selfless service. My deepest condolences are with Brian’s family, including his wife Rachael and three kids, and his Union Grove-Yorkville Fire Department family.”

The order is effective immediately for today, Mon., Nov. 4, 2019, until sunset on Sun., Nov. 10, 2019.

Executive Order #57 can be found here.

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