For South Dakota Only
PIERRE, S.D. – Gov. Dennis Daugaard is ordering flags to fly half-staff at the State Capitol on Saturday, Aug. 26, to honor the life of former state Sen. Roger McKellips.
McKellips represented his hometown of Alcester and the surrounding area in the South Dakota Senate from 1977 to 1978 and 1981 to 1994. During his legislative tenure, McKellips served as assistant minority leader, minority leader and majority leader.
McKellips was also the Democratic nominee for governor in 1978.
McKellips, 94, passed away on Friday and his funeral will be held on Saturday, Aug. 26, in Alcester.
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