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January 13, 2012 05:35 AM

Officials Map Janklow's Path For Upcoming Funeral

PIERRE, SD

This story from the Associated Press stated Janklow resigned as governor following a deadly crash. He resigned from Congress after the Moody County crash.

The logistics of mourning former South Dakota Gov. Bill Janklow are expected to be revealed as legislators and law-enforcement officials determine the best route for Janklow's body to travel from Pierre to Sioux Falls.


The 72-year-old Janklow - also a former congressman - died of cancer Thursday. His body is to lie in state at the Capitol Rotunda in Pierre on Tuesday before being transferred to Sioux Falls for a funeral service.

Janklow's son Russ tells the Associated Press that his father's funeral has been set for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at Our Savoir's Lutheran Church. A reception and burial will follow, but exact details aren't finalized.

Janklow served four terms leading the state but resigned as South Dakota's congressman after causing a fatal traffic accident.
  • Pierre, SD

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