and not wasting any time daugard ordered once word got known that former governer walter dale miller had passed who was also an ally of bush the senior. when word came walter passed. daugard ordered flags to be hung half staff. walter wound up not only having to help the state pick up the pieces by becoming governor after being lt. governor to george mickleson who died in a plane crash. walter had to pick up the pieces for the state. plus during that time. and even though he wound up losing to rounds later he left his own mark leading the state. as its mourning for south dakota as they have lost one of their own and a unique political quiet mavrick aka the cowboy governor passes. walter dale miller moves on to share his stuff with god .