Governor Pence orders Indiana flags lowered in honor of Nancy Reagan

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Flag flying at half-staff

4 Fast Facts

  • Nancy Reagan passed away on Sunday, March 7.
  • Governor Pence ordered all flags to be lowered to half-staff immediately.
  • Pence says lowering the flags will honor her memory.
  • Pence is also asking businesses to lower their flags in Reagan’s honor.

INDIANAPOLIS (March 7, 2016) — Indiana will lower flags to half-staff at state facilities to honor late first lady Nancy Reagan.

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence made the announcement on Monday morning. Reagan died Sunday of congestive heart failure at her home in Los Angeles. She was 94.

Pence says lowering the flags at state-run facilities across Indiana will honor Reagan’s memory and service. The order starts immediately and lasts until sunset on the day of her internment.

Pence also asks businesses to lower their flags in Reagan’s honor.

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