Topeka – In accordance with Executive Order 10-12, Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer has ordered flags in McPherson County to be flown at half-staff beginning sun-up Friday, June 1 through sun-down Friday, June 1 for the funeral of state Senator Don Steffes.

“I was pleased to get to know Senator Steffes when he served in the Legislature. He was a delightful person and an honorable Kansan,” said Governor Colyer. “On behalf of all the citizens of Kansas, Lt. Governor Tracey Mann and I, along with our families, extend our deepest sympathies to Senator Steffes’ family.”

Steffes spent his life serving actively on the local, state, and national level. In addition to his time spent as a state Senator, he also spent many years working in the banking industry including several years as president of the Kansas Bankers Association and on the State Banking Board.

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