Half-Staff Alert for October 22, 2016
For Kansas Only

Topeka – In accordance with Executive Order 10-12, Governor Sam Brownback ordered flags in Kansas to be flown at half-staff from sun-up until sun-down on Saturday, Oct. 22 in honor of former Kansas Lt. Governor James De Coursey, who passed away Oct. 17, 2016.

De Coursey, 84, was elected Lieutenant Governor in 1968 and served in cabinet level positions for several Governors. He served the nation as a lieutenant in the U.S. Navy. He and his wife Joyce celebrated 58 years of marriage this summer.

“Jim De Coursey dedicated his life to serving both his state and country,” said Lt. Governor Dr. Jeff Colyer. “On behalf of the entire state, I extend our heartfelt condolences to his wife Joyce, his four children, their spouses and all his grandchildren. We hope they take solace in the fact that he lived his life as a shining example of a great Kansan.”

A Mass of Christian Burial for De Coursey is set for 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 22 at Christ the King Church with burial to follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery.

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