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Gov. Daugaard Asks For Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Former Sen. Andera





            Office of the Governor

500 E. Capitol Ave.

Pierre,S.D.57501

(605) 773-3212

www.sd.gov

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2012

CONTACT:  Tony Venhuizen or Joe Kafka at 605-773-3212

 

             Gov. Daugaard Asks For Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Former Sen. Andera

 

PIERRE,S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard requests that all flags in the state be flown at half-staff on Friday, Feb. 10, from 8 a.m. until sunset, in honor of former state Sen. Leonard E. Andera of Chamberlain, who died Tuesday.

 

“Senator Andera was a respected legislator who represented his district with pride for six years,” Gov. Daugaard said.  “I extend my condolences to his family.”

 

Leonard Andera was a member of the South Dakota Senate from 1985-1990.

 

Funeral services for Andera, 77, will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb.10, at St. James Catholic Church in Chamberlain; burial will be at Black Hills National Cemetery near Sturgis.

 

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*Andera (AN’-dur-ay)