Flags at half-staff in honor of former State Senator Frank Simpson


Simpson FrankRAPID CITY, S.D. -Governor Kristi Noem has ordered that flags be flown at half-staff this coming Saturday in honor of former Rapid City-Area State Senator Frank Simpson.

He passed away recently at the age of 93.

Simpson served two terms in the South Dakota Legislature in the mid-1970s.

He and his wife of more than 50 years — Doris — founded Simpson’s Printing. Frank Simpson was also a founding partner of NewsCenter1.

Mr. Simpson is survived by his five sons and daughters-in-law, ten grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.

There will be a celebration of his life this coming Saturday at Fountain Springs Church.

You can view Mr. Simpson’s obituary here.

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