Fallen Mich. CO who died from COVID-19 honored at ceremony
Randy Rumler worked as a CO at the Gus Harrison Correctional Facility for more than two decades
LANSING, Mich. — Rep. Bronna Kahle hosted family members of a fallen Michigan Department of Corrections employee during a special Michigan House of Representatives ceremony.
The annual ceremony honors those who have fallen in the line of duty in Michigan and is a remembrance of the 9/11 terrorist attacks from 2001, a news release said.
Among those honored in the ceremony Thursday was Randy Rumler of Adrian, who died July 3 from COVID-19. He was 55. His wife, Alisha, and daughter, Raelynn, attended the ceremony.
For more than two decades, Randy Rumler worked as a corrections officer at the Gus Harrison Correctional Facility in Lenawee County. He also was an Army veteran.
"Randy Rumler was a dedicated public servant who worked on the front lines to help protect us all – even during a devastating global pandemic," Kahle, R-Adrian, said. "His selflessness and service should be remembered and honored, and that is what this ceremony at the state Capitol is all about."
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