Flags at half staff for Centerville firefighter


Governor Branstad has ordered all flags to fly at half staff in honor of Centerville Assistant Fire Chief Michael Cooper. All flags are ordered to half staff between 5 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m. on Monday.

Cooper died last week at his home after battling an overnight blaze at the Cowan Industries building in Centerville.

Funeral Services are set for Saturday at the Faith United Methodist Church in Centerville. Visitation is scheduled for Friday between 4 p.m. and 8 p.m. at the Thomas Funeral Home in Centerville.

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