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Steven McGovern, son of former SD senator, dies

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - The son of former South Dakota senator George McGovern has died. 

Miller Funeral Home of Sioux Falls released a statement Saturday afternoon saying 60-year-old Steven McGovern died Friday after a lengthy illness. He was 60. 

The funeral home says Steven McGovern died on his 60th birthday. 

Says sister Ann McGovern, "Steve had a long struggle with alcoholism. We will all miss him deeply, but are grateful that he is now at peace." 

Funeral arrangements are pending.

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