Half-Staff Flags For McPherson EMT

Flags in a Central Kansas county will fly at half-staff on Thursday to honor an emergency medical technician.

According to Kansas Governor Laura Kelly’s Office, she has ordered flags throughout McPherson County to be flown at half-staff from sunup to sundown on Thursday, January 20, 2022 in honor of McPherson Emergency Medical Technician, Randall Willems, who died from COVID-19-related medical complications.

“Randall served the McPherson community as a dedicated first responder and a firefighter for many years,” Governor Laura Kelly said. “He was deeply committed to keeping his community safe – and he was an honorable public servant. I offer my condolences to his family, friends and the entire McPherson community during this challenging time.”

Willems will be interred on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 10 a.m. in McPherson.