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Posted on: December 5, 2019

[ARCHIVED] City Flag Lowered For Former Firefighter, Alderman

City Hall Flag Lowered

The Geneva Flag at City Hall has been lowered in memory of former firefighter John Schultz and former Alderman Robert Langeness.

Mr. Schultz, 49, of Geneva, died Dec. 1. He served as a firefighter for the Village of Downers Grove and was a paid on-call firefighter with the City of Geneva for more than 20 years. His obituary can be found online.

Mr. Langeness, 79, also passed away Dec. 1. He served three terms as a fifth ward alderman on the Geneva City Council from 1977-89. Mr. Langeness was a very active community volunteer serving on many boards and local Geneva organizations, which are detailed in his online obituary.

The City of Geneva expresses its condolences to both the Schultz and Langeness families for their losses.

All flags across the county will be lowered to half-staff Saturday, Dec. 7 in recognition of Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.


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