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Wis. FF/water rescue specialist dies of complications from COVID-19

Robert “Bob” Stevens “will be forever remembered for his dedication,” said Gov. Tony Evers


Photo/Fremont-Wolf River Fire Department

By Leila Merrill

MADISON, Wis. — Firefighter/water rescue specialist Robert “Bob” Stevens died on Jan. 27 after experiencing complications from COVID-19, WFRV reported.

Stevens, 66, served with the Fremont-Wolf River Fire Department for 35 years.

Gov. Tony Evers ordered for flags to be flown at half-staff Wednesday.

“Whether defending health and safety, being there for folks in times of need, or helping others enjoy the great outdoors, Bob dedicated more than half of his life to serving the people of his community and he will be forever remembered for his dedication,” said. Evers.

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