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Historical State Half-Staff Notices:

START: 4/10/2014
END: 4/12/2014
Flags to Half-Staff in Illinois in Honor of Timothy Owens

Illinois Governor Quinn has directed flags lowered to half staff from sunrise Thursday, April 10, 2014 until sunset on Saturday, April 12, 2014 in honor of United States Army Staff Sergeant Timothy Owens of Effingham, Illinois.

START: 2/18/2014
END: 2/18/2014
Flags at Half-Staff in Illinois in Honor of Michael Holmes

 Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered flags to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise, Wednesday, February 19, 2014 to sunset on Friday, February 21, 2014 in honor of Michael Holmes of the Illinois Department Transportation.

START: 2/2/2014
END: 2/4/2014
Flags at Half-Staff in Illinois in Honor of Vincent Petrella

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered flags of the United States of America and State of Illinois be lowered to half staff from sunrise on Sunday, February 2, 2014 until sunset on Tuesday, February 4, 2014 in honor of Mr. Vincent Petrella of the Illinois Tollway who died on January 28, 2014 on I-88.

START: 12/26/2013
END: 12/26/2013
American Flags are at Half Staff in Illinois in Honor of Cuauhtemoc Estrada

 Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered flags lowered to half-staff from Thursday, December 26, 2013 until sunset on Saturday, December 28, 2013 in honor of Investigator Cuauhtemoc Estrada of the Cook County Sheriff’s Office.

START: 3/8/2013
END: 3/11/2013
Flags to Half Staff in Illinois in Honor of Firefighter Christopher Brown

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered all US and Illinois flags lowered to half staff from Saturday, March 9, 2013 through Monday, March, 11, 2013 in honor of Christopher Brown of the Hudson Fire Protection District.

START: 3/5/2013
END: 3/6/2013
Flags to Half Mast in Illinois in Honor of Dawn Clark Netch

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois flags lowered to half-staff immediately, Tuesday, March 5, 2013 until sunset on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 in honor of Dawn Clark Netch , the first woman to be nominated by a major political party to run for Governor of Illinois who passed away on March 5, 2013.

START: 12/4/2012
END: 12/6/2012
US Flag to Half Staff in Honor of Timothy Jansen

December 4, 2012 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois flags to half-staff immediately, Tuesday, December 4, 2012 until sunset on Thursday, December 6, 2012 in honor of Timothy Jansen of the Santa Fe Fire Protection District.

START: 11/29/2012
END: 12/1/2012
US Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Police Trooper Kyle Deatherage

November 29, 2012 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois flags lowered to half-staff from sunrise Thursday, November 29, 2012 until sunset, Saturday, December 1, 2012 in honor of Illinois State Police Trooper Kyle Deatherage.

START: 11/19/2012
END: 11/21/2012
US Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Firefighter Walter Patmon

November 19, 2012 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois flags to half-staff from sunrise, Monday, November 19, 2012 until Sunset on Wednesday, November 21, 2012 in honor of Chicago Fire Department Firefighter Walter Patmon.

START: 9/29/2012
END: 10/1/2012
US and IL Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Dion Roberts

September 29, 2012 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois flags to be flown at half-staff from sunrise, Saturday, September 29, 2012 until sunset on Monday, October 1, 2012 in honor of United States Navy Gunners Mate Second Class Dion Roberts of Chicago, Illinois.

START: 7/26/2012
END: 7/26/2012
US and IL Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Michael E. Ristau

July 26, 2012 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half staff from sunrise on Thursday, July 26, 2012 until sunset on Saturday, July 28, 2012 in honor of United States Army Sergeant Michael E. Ristau of Rockford, Illinois.

START: 6/26/2012
END: 6/26/2012
US and IL Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Emil T. Wasilewski

June 26, 2012 - Illinois Governor Quinn has directed the United States and Illinois flags lowered to half-staff until sunset on Tuesday, June 26, 2012 in honor of United States Army 2nd Lieutenant Emil T. Wasilewski of Chicago, Illinois.

START: 6/23/2012
END: 6/25/2012
US and IL Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Trevor A. Pinnick

June 23, 2012 - Illinois Governor Quinn has directed the US flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff on Saturday, June 23, 2012 until Monday, June 25, 2012 in honor of United States Army Specialist Trevor A. Pinnick of Lawrenceville, Illinois.

START: 6/19/2012
END: 6/19/2012
US and IL Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Bryant J. Luxmore

June 17, 2012 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise, Sunday, June 17, 2012 until sunset on Tuesday, June 19, 2012 in honor of Untied States Army Specialist Bryant J. Luxmore of New Windsor, Illinois.

START: 6/8/2012
END: 6/8/2012
US and IL Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Joshua E Witsman

June 8, 2012 - Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the US and Illinois flags lowered to half-staff from Friday, June 8, 2012 Sunday, June 10, 2012 in honor of United States Marine Lance Corporal Joshua E Witsman.

START: 4/28/2012
END: 4/30/2012
US Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Army Sergeant Dean R. Shaffer

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise on Saturday, April 28, 2012 until sunset on Monday, April 30, 2012 in honor of Untied States Army Sergeant Dean R. Shaffer of Pekin, Illinois.

START: 4/16/2012
END: 4/18/2012
US Flags to Half Staff in Illinois in Honor of Captain John C. Winkelman

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff immediately, April 16, 2012 until sunset on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 in honor of Captain John C. Winkelman of the Huntley Fire Department.

START: 4/12/2012
END: 4/14/2012
US Flags at Half Staff in Illinois in Honor of Marine Corporal Alex Martinez

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise, Thursday, April 12, 2012 until sunset on Saturday, April 14, 2012 in honor of United States Marine Corporal Alex Martinez of Elgin, Illinois.

START: 3/8/2012
END: 3/8/2012
US Flags to Half Staff in Illinois in Honor of Lance Corporal Conner Lowry

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois State flags lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Thursday, March 8, 2012 in honor of United States Marine Lance Corporal Conner Lowry of Chicago, Illinois.

START: 1/27/2012
END: 1/29/2012
US Flags are at Half Staff in Illinois in Honor of US Marine Captain Nathan R. McHone

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff from Friday, January 27, 2012 until sunset on Sunday, January 29, 2012 in honor of United States Marine Captain Nathan R. McHone of Crystal Lake, Illinois.

START: 1/18/2012
END: 1/18/2012
US Flags at Half Staff in Illinois in Honor of Jonathan Metzger

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise, Wednesday, January 18, 2012 until sunset on Friday, January 20, 2012 in honor of United States Army National Guard Staff Sergeant Jonathan Metzger of Richton Park, Illinois.

START: 1/3/2012
END: 1/5/2012
US Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Clifton Lewi

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the US flag and the Illinois State flag lowered to half staff immediately, January 3, 2012 until sunset on Thursday, January 5, 2012 in honor of Chicago Police Officer Clifton Lewis.

START: 11/30/2011
END: 11/30/2011
IL Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Jackie L. Diener II

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise, Wednesday, November 30, 2011 until sunset on Friday, December 2, 2011 in honor of United States PFC Adam E. Dobereiner of Moline, Illinois. November 29, 2011 - New York Governor Cuomo has directed flags on state buildings to be flown at half-staff on Tuesday, November 29, 2011 in honor of Fort Drum soldier, Private Jackie L. Diener II who died in Kandahar province, Afghanistan on November 21, 2011.

START: 11/12/2011
END: 11/12/2011
IL Flags to Half Mast in Honor of Nickolas Daniels

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise Saturday, November 12, 2011 until sunset on Monday, November 14, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Corps Lance Corporal Nickolas Daniels of Elmwood Park, Illinois.

START: 10/31/2011
END: 10/31/2011
IL Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Jordan S. Bastean

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff immediately, October 31, 2011 until sunset on Wednesday, November 2, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Lance Corporal Jordan S. Bastean of Pekin, Illinois.

START: 10/6/2011
END: 10/6/2011
Illinois flags to Half Staff in Honor of Jeffrey Bland

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flags to half-staff from sunrise, Thursday, October 6, 2011 until sunset on Saturday, October 8, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Major Jeffrey Bland of Galesburg, Illinois.

START: 10/5/2011
END: 10/5/2011
Illinois Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Michael Vukovich

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flags to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Wednesday, October 5, 2011 in honor of United States Army Specialist Michael Vukovich of Crystal Lake, Illinois.

START: 10/1/2011
END: 10/3/2011
Illinois Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Thomas J. Heitmann

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise Saturday, October 1, 2011 until sunset on Monday, October 3, 2011 in honor of United States Marine Captain Thomas J. Heitmann of Mendota, Illinois.

START: 9/26/2011
END: 9/26/2011
Illinois Flags toHalf-Staff in Honor of Timothy Sayne

llinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flags and Illinois State flags lowered to half-staff immediately, September 26, 2011 until sunset on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 in honor of United States Army Sergeant Timothy Sayne of Effingham, Illinois.

START: 9/3/2011
END: 9/5/2011
US Flags to Half Staff in Illinois in Honor of Andrew R. Tobin

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise on Saturday, September 3, 2011 until sunset on Monday, September 5, 2011 in honor of United States Army Sergeant Andrew R. Tobin of Jacksonville, Illinois.

START: 7/1/2011
END: 7/1/2011
US Flags to Half Staff in Illinois in Honor of Lura Lynn Ryan

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, July 1, 2011 in honor of Mrs. Lura Lynn Ryan, former Frist Lady of the State of Illinois.

START: 6/28/2011
END: 6/28/2011
US Flags to Half Staff in Illinois in Honor of Timothy John Hansley

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff immediately, June 28, 2011 until sunset on Wednesday, June 29, 2011 in honor of United States Army First Class Timothy John “T.J.” Hansley of Elgin, Illinois.

START: 6/20/2011
END: 6/20/2011
US Flags to Half-Staff in Illinois in Honor of Corey Shaw

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff immediately, June 20, 2011 until sunset on Wednesday, June 22, 2011 in honor of Firefighter Corey Shaw of the Du Quoin Fire Department.

START: 6/14/2011
END: 6/16/2011
US Flags to Half-Staff in Illinois in Honor of Michael Curtis Olivieri

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff immediately, Tuesday, June 14, 2011 until sunset on Thursday, June 16, 2011 in honor of United States Army Private First Class Michael Curtis Olivieri of Homer Glen, Illinois.  

START: 6/8/2011
END: 6/8/2011
US Flag to Half-Mast in Illinois in Honor of Mark Beaubien

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States and Illinois State flags to be flown at half-staff from sunrise, Wednesday, June 8, 2011 until sunset on Friday, June 10, 2011 in honor of State Representative Mark Beaubien.

START: 5/25/2011
END: 5/25/2011
American Flags are at Half-Staff in Honor of Paul Nauden

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise, Wednesday, May 25, 2011 until sunset on Friday, May 27, 2011 in honor of Chicago Police Officer Paul Nauden.

START: 3/11/2011
END: 3/11/2011
Flags to Half Staff in Honor of Deputy United States Marshal John Perr

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff from sunrise, Friday, March 11, 2011 until sunset, Sunday, March 13, 2011 in honor of Deputy United States Marshal John Perry.

START: 2/4/2011
END: 2/4/2011
Flag to Half Staff in Honor of Daniel Charles Dar

Illinois Governor Quinn has ordered the United States flag and Illinois State flag lowered to half-staff immediately until sunset, Saturday, February 5, 2011 in honor of Firefighter/First Responder Daniel Charles Dare of the Avon Fire Protection District.