Walter Dale Miller


Age: 89

former governor of South Dakota who had stepped in as the state's leader after taking oath in office on April 20, 1993 after a plane crash killed his predecessor Gov. George Mickelson and seven others in eastern Iowa and became the state's 29th governor through 1995, but who had epitomized the western rancher and almost never appeared in public without his cowboy boots and hat.

Cause of Death: Not released

Born: October 5, 1925

Died: September 28, 2015

Sioux Falls, South Dakota