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Former Legislator Elmer Diedtrich Dies





 

            Office of Gov. Dennis Daugaard

500 E. Capitol Ave.

Pierre, S.D. 57501

(605) 773-3212

www.sd.gov

 

 

 

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013

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

           

                                       Former Legislator Elmer Diedtrich Dies

PIERRE, S.D. –  Former South Dakota legislator Elmer Diedtrich died Tuesday, Feb. 19, at Williston, N.D.

 

Diedtrich, 85, formerly of Mina and Aberdeen, served from 1989-1992 and 1999-2000 in the South Dakota House of Representatives and served from 2001-2002 in the state Senate.

 

Gov. Dennis Daugaard has ordered the flag lowered to half-staff at the State Capitol on the day of Diedtrich’s funeral, which is scheduled at 11 a.m. CST on Saturday, Feb. 23, at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Aberdeen.

 

 

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