Flags to Fly at Half-Staff For Marshfield Firefighter, Former Aldermen

Mar 31, 2015

Edward Donald Noland, Jr.
Credit Fraker Funeral Home, Inc.

Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered that the flags at all state government buildings in Webster County to be flown at half-staff on Wednesday, in honor of a Marshfield fire fighter who died Friday.

63-year-old Deputy Edward Noland Jr. died as the result of duty-related injuries suffered on Dec. 31, 2011 while fighting a brush fire.

A U.S. Army veteran, Noland had joined the Marshfield Fire Department/Fire Protection District in 2000. Noland also had served as an emergency medical technician for CoxHealth; as Webster County deputy coroner; and as a Marshfield city alderman. Read Noland’s obituary here.

Flags will fly at half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Wednesday, the day funeral services for Noland will take place.

Services will be at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at the St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Marshfield.  Burial will be in the Marshfield Cemetery.