State of South Dakota  


Introduced by:     Representatives Elliott, Ahlers, Boomgarden, Bradford, Brunner, Buckingham, Burg, Carson, Cutler, Davis, Deadrick, Dennert, DeVries, Dreyer, Dykstra, Engels, Faehn, Feinstein, Gassman, Gillespie, Gilson, Glenski, Hackl, Halverson, Hanks, Hargens, Haverly, Heineman, Hills, Howie, Hunt, Jerke, Kirkeby, Krebs, Lucas, Lust, McLaughlin, Miles, Moore, Nelson, Noem, Novstrup (Al), Novstrup (David), Nygaard, Olson (Betty), Olson (Russell), Olson (Ryan), Peters, Pitts, Rausch, Rave, Rhoden, Rounds, Sigdestad, Steele, Street, Thompson, Tidemann, Turbiville, Van Etten, Van Norman, Vehle, Weems, Wick, and Willadsen and Senators Olson (Ed), Abdallah, Albers, Bartling, Dempster, Duenwald, Gant, Garnos, Gray, Greenfield, Hansen (Tom), Hanson (Gary), Hauge, Heidepriem, Hoerth, Hundstad, Hunhoff, Jerstad, Katus, Kloucek, Knudson, Koetzle, Lintz, Maher, McCracken, Napoli, Nesselhuf, Peterson (Jim), Smidt (Orville), Sutton, Turbak, and Two Bulls  

         A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION,  Expressing the Legislature's regret for the loss of Eleanor McGovern.
     WHEREAS,  Eleanor McGovern was a life-long resident of South Dakota; and
     WHEREAS,  Eleanor and her husband, Senator George McGovern, supported and worked tirelessly for the State of South Dakota, most notably for Food for Peace and other nutrition related programs; and
     WHEREAS,  Eleanor dedicated her life's work to improving the lives of children and their families by writing articles on domestic to international issues and traveling across the nation to address groups about women's roles, family life, and child development; and
     WHEREAS,  Eleanor was an advocate for victims of alcoholism:
     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED,  by the House of Representatives of the Eighty- second Legislature of the State of South Dakota, the Senate concurring therein, that the South Dakota Legislature extends its sorrow for the loss of Eleanor McGovern, its hope for her family at this time, and its gratitude to her for her efforts for the state.