Montana House Republican Rep. Frank Fleming died on Sunday at the age of 68 following a long illness.
Fleming’s death was announced in a statement from the state’s House of Representatives.
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“We are sad to report the passing of Rep. Frank Fleming following a long and difficult health battle. From his work as chief federal probation officer and manager at the Job Service to being an integral member of the House Judiciary Committee, Rep. Fleming was dedicated to serving the Billings community and the state of Montana. He will be missed and our prayers are with his family during this difficult time,” the statement said.
Fleming had previously announced plans not to run for reelection due to health reasons.
Fleming had initially planned to run for another term in the state House, but announced in January he would not be seeking re-election due to medical reasons. https://t.co/vEXK3pCrfb
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“Susan and I are saddened to learn of the passing of Representative Frank Fleming,” Montana Gov. Greg Gianforte said.
“To honor his life and service to our state, I have ordered flags to fly at half-staff over state buildings and grounds from sunrise to sunset tomorrow. We are praying for his family and loved ones,” he added.