South Dakota State Representative Bob Glanzer dies at 74

SOUTH DAKOTA, — On Friday, District 22 Representative Bob Glanzer passed away at the age of 74.

According to a Facebook post from South Dakota House Majority Leader Lee Qualm, the Republican Rep.  and retired banker passed away just before 8 p.m. on Friday night.

Glanzer tested positive for the coronavirus on March 22. Glanzer also represented both Beadle and Kingsbury counties.

Gov. Noem issued the following statement on Glanzer’s passing:

“I was very sorry to hear of Bob Glanzer’s passing. Bob was a man of true integrity and someone I greatly respected. He epitomized what it means to be a true statesman and worked tirelessly for the people of Beadle and Kingsbury counties as well as for our entire state. Bryon and I will miss him dearly, and we extend our deepest sympathies to Penny and his entire family.”

Governor Noem will ask that flags across South Dakota fly at half-staff in honor of Representative Glanzer on the day of his funeral, which has yet to be set.

This is a developing story, and NewsCenter1 will continue to bring the latest details as they come in.


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