UPDATE: details of Wisconsin State Patrol Master Trooper’s services released

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WAUSHARA, Wis. (WFRV)- Details regarding visitation and services for a fallen Wisconsin State Patrol have been released.

According to the Wisconsin DOT, 42-year-old State Patrol Master Trooper Daniel Stainbrook’s services will be Tuesday, November 30, in Plover.

The visitations are expected to last from 9 a.m. and go until 1 p.m. according to the WisDOT’s press release. They will be held at Woodlands Church, 190 hoover Avenue, and the service will begin at 1 p.m. They also say Law Enforcement honors will follow the services.

Officials also detail that a helicopter flyover is planned to occur at the services.

No other details have been released at this time. Local Five will continue to follow this story.

ORIGINAL STORY: Wisconsin State Patrol Master Trooper passes away from COVID complications

MONDAY 11/17/21 7:09 a.m.

WAUSHARA, Wis. (WFRV) – A 20-year veteran of the Wisconsin State Patrol passed away following complications from COVID-19.

According to the Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT), 42-year-old Dan Stainbrook passed away on Monday (Nov. 15) due to complications from COVID-19. Stainbrook was a Master Trooper with the Wisconsin State Patrol and primarily worked in Waushara County.

In addition to patrolling the roadways, Master Trooper Stainbrook served as an instructor for sworn personnel across the division. He was a 20-year-veteran of the Wisconsin State Patrol.

The Wisconsin State Patrol issued a small statement:

Our entire Wisconsin State Patrol family mourns with Master Trooper Stainbrook’s loved ones. He was a valued employee and will be missed both professionally and personally.

Wisconsin State Patrol

Out of respect for the family, no further information was provided. Governor Tony Evers released a statement regarding the passing of Trooper Stainbrook saying,

The state of Wisconsin lost a true public servant with the passing of Dan Stainbrook. With two decades of dedicated service to his community and the state of Wisconsin, his loss is felt deeply by all those who knew and worked with him,” said Gov. Evers. “Dan was a part of our team, and Kathy and I extend our deepest condolences to Dan’s family and loved ones as well as his colleagues in the Wisconsin State Patrol and Department of Transportation during this incredibly challenging time.

Gov. Tony Evers

Back in Sept., a 26-year-old Fond du Lac Police Officer also died from COVID-19 complications.

Local 5 will continue to update this story.

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