City of New Florence Mayor Glen Devlin passed away June 12, 2017. Although he had just been elected as mayor in April of this year, Mr. Devlin had a history of service as a member of the New Florence Volunteer Fire Department for more than30 years, serving as chief for 15 years. Mr. Devlin was also a member of the New Florence City Council for several years before being elected as mayor.
City of Truesdale Mayor Murray Bruer passed away on July I, 2017. He became mayor of Truesdale in 2008, when he was appointed to fill the vacant position. Prior to that he served as president of the Truesdale Board of Aldermen. He was then re-elected and served as mayor until his passing.
Wright City Mayor David Heiliger passed away July 6, 2017. Mr. Heiliger was elected mayor in April of 2010.