Springfield officials request flags lowered in honor of former mayor's passing

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SPRINGFIELD - Springfield officials are asking residents and businesses to lower all flags throughout the city to half-staff in honor of the passing of former Mayor Ossie Langfelder.

Officials say all city facility flags have already been lowered this morning.  Flags are to be returned to full-staff on October 27.

Langfelder passed away on October 21.  He served as Springfield Mayor from 1987 until 1995, and also as Streets Commissioner.

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