Flags to be half-staff in honor of former legislator Songstad

PIERRE, S.D. (Press Release) – Governor Kristi Noem has ordered flags at the South Dakota State Capitol to be flown at half-staff from 8 a.m. until sunset today to honor the life of Sheldon Songstad, a former legislator.

Songstad served in the South Dakota House of Representatives from 1971 until 1974 and the South Dakota Senate from 1975 until 1978 and 1985 until 1988. A memorial service for Songstad will be held at 10:30 a.m. at East Side Lutheran Church in Sioux Falls.