Flags To Fly At Half-Staff To Honor Former Senator
February 10, 2012, 5:39 AM
Former Sen. Leonard Andera
CHAMBERLAIN, SD -
Gov. Dennis Daugaard is asking that all flags in South Dakota be flown at half-staff to honor former state Sen. Leonard E. Andera who died this week.
Daugaard's request is in effect from 8 a.m. Friday to sunset.
Andera, of Chamberlain, died Tuesday. He was 77.
Andera was a member of the South Dakota Senate from 1985 to 1990.
Andera's funeral service is set for Friday at 10 a.m. at St. James Catholic Church in Chamberlain. Burial will be at the Black Hills National Cemetary.
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