Gov. Evers orders flags be flown at half-staff for trooper who died from COVID-19

MADISON, Wis. (CBS 58) -- Gov. Evers signed an executive order on Monday, Nov. 29 requiring all flags of the United States and the state of Wisconsin be flown at half-staff tomorrow, Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021 in honor of Wisconsin State Patrol Master Trooper Daniel Stainbrook.

Stainbrook lost his life in the line of duty due to complications from contracting COVID-19.

“The state of Wisconsin lost a true public servant with the passing of Dan Stainbrook. With two decades of dedicated service to his community and the state of Wisconsin, his loss is felt deeply by all those who knew and worked with him,” said Gov. Evers in a statement released at the time of Master Trooper Stainbrook’s passing. “Dan was a part of our team, and Kathy and I extend our deepest condolences to Dan’s family and loved ones as well as his colleagues in the Wisconsin State Patrol and Department of Transportation during this incredibly challenging time.”

Services for Master Trooper Stainbrook will be held on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021. Executive Order #143 will be in effect from sunrise to sunset on Tuesday.

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