Flags to fly at half-staff in honor of Mike Lair

Flag at half staff

By order of Governor Grietens, U.S. and Missouri flags are to fly at half staff today to honor former state representative Mike Lair who died one week ago at his Jefferson City home.

Lair, who served eight years in the Missouri House, was 71 years and a long time coach and instructor in the Chillicothe school district.

Funeral mass for Mike Lair will be today at 12 noon at the Cathedral of Saint Joseph Church in Jefferson City.

At Chillicothe, the Saint Columban Catholic Church will be the location on Thursday of a visitation from 4 to 6 o’clock with a prayer service to follow.

Contributions have been suggested for the Mike Lair Memorial Fund to support Bishop Hogan School in Chillicothe and other educational efforts.