News and Tribune

January 24, 2013

Indiana first lady has emergency gall bladder surgery

Mike Pence cancels trip to Southern Indiana to be with his wife


The Associated Press

INDIANAPOLIS — The governor’s office says Indiana first lady Karen Pence is having emergency gall bladder surgery on Thursday.

Gov. Mike Pence canceled a planned trip to southern Indiana to stay with his wife.

Pence spokeswoman Kara Brooks didn’t immediately have details about Karen Pence’s surgery but expected to provide an update later Thursday.

The governor had been scheduled to attend events Thursday in Jeffersonville and Evansville, followed by a speech Thursday night at a Greater Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce dinner.