Flags at half-staff through sunset on July 12, 2021 in honor and remembrance of former Indiana First Lady Pat Whitcomb

Last Updated on July 12, 2021 by Office of Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb

INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb is directing flags in Indiana to be flown at half-staff in honor and remembrance for former First Lady, Pat Whitcomb.

Flags should be flown at half-staff from now until sunset on Monday, July 12, 2021.

Gov. Holcomb also asks businesses and residents to lower their flags to half-staff.

Whitcomb served as First Lady from 1969 to 1974 when her husband, Ed Whitcomb, was governor.

Governor Eric J. Holcomb offered the following statement regarding the passing of former First Lady Pat Whitcomb.

“Pat Whitcomb served Hoosiers during her time as First Lady with honor and grace. She loved to travel and made it a point to visit all 92 counties in Indiana, twice. I loved that she learned how to greet people in many different languages so she could communicate with the world as she loved meeting new people from all corners always defining our signature Hoosier Hospitality. Janet and I extend our condolences to the Whitcomb family.”