For Immediate Release

October 12, 2016

Contact: Sen. Vukmir

(608) 266-2512

Vukmir Statement on Passing of Senator Gudex

MADISON, Wis. — Upon hearing the news of the passing of state Sen. Rick Gudex, R–Fond du Lac, Senate Assistant Majority Leader Leah Vukmir, R–Brookfield, issued the following statement:

“The state of Wisconsin suffered a tremendous loss today with the passing of my good friend and colleague, Rick Gudex.

“Rick was a true citizen legislator who came to work at the Capitol at a time when he felt his friends and neighbors needed him. The people of Fond du Lac and Winnebago counties always knew they had an advocate for them with Rick representing them in Madison.

“My prayers go out to Rick’s family and friends during this very sad and difficult time.”