October 21, 2012
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Services have been set for former South Dakota Sen. George McGovern.
A public viewing is planned for 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church in Sioux Falls. Members of the McGovern family will be at the viewing from 5 to 6 p.m.
A prayer service will follow at 6:30 p.m. at the church.
Funeral services are scheduled for 1 p.m. Friday at Mary Sommervold Hall at the Washington Pavilion of Arts and Science in Sioux Falls.
A private burial will take place at a later date at Rock Creek Cemetery in Washington, D.C.
McGovern, who lost a 1972 presidential bid to Richard M. Nixon, died Sunday at a Sioux Falls hospice. He was 90.
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