WASHINGTON, D.C.  – U.S. Senator Deb Fischer (R-Neb.) released the following statement today after learning former Nebraska Governor Charles Thone has passed away: 

“Bruce and I mourn the loss of former Governor Charles Thone. As our state’s governor and a member of the U.S. House of Representatives, he served Nebraska with dignity. Governor Thone was an exemplary public servant and dear friend to my family and to me. I join all Nebraskans in praying for Ruth and the entire Thone family.”

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