Cheyenne, Wyo. - Governor Matthew H. Mead, pursuant to his authority as Governor of Wyoming, has ordered the Wyoming State flag to be flown at half-staff in honor of former State Legislator Kelly Mader.
Flags should be flown half-staff from sunrise to sunset on Friday, July 1, 2016 at the State Capitol in Cheyenne and in Campbell County.
Mader served in the Wyoming House of Representatives from 1983 to 1984 and in the Wyoming State Senate from 1985 to 1992. While there, he worked tirelessly to defend and advocate the interests of the Wyoming coal industry.
He passed away on Friday June 24 after a massive heart attack at his home in College Station, Texas. Kelly was born in Sheridan, Wyoming February 12, 1952 and resided on the Mader ranches in Campbell County.
Funeral service is planned for Friday, July 1st at 2pm at Grace Bible Church (Southwood Campus) in College Station, Texas. Interment will follow at the Memorial Cemetery of College Station and the Aggie Field of Honor.
In lieu of flowers please consider one of the following charities: Summit Ministries PO Box 207 Manitou Springs, CO 80829 or Texas Municipal Police Association 6200 La Calma Dr. Suite 200 Austin, TX 78752 in care of Kelly Mader.