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A viewing will be held Friday and funeral services Saturday for former Gov. Norm Bangerter, who died Tuesday after suffering a stroke.

The viewing will be held Friday at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints South Jordan Parkway stake center at 9894 S. 2700 West from 5-8 p.m.

Funeral services will be the following day at the LDS Institute building on the Salt Lake Community College Jordan Campus at 3431 W. Wights Fort Road (9191 South) at noon.

Also on Wednesday, Gov. Gary Herbert directed that all flags at state facilities be flown at half-staff from sunrise Thursday to sunset April 20.

Bangerter died Tuesday evening after suffering a stroke earlier in the day. He was 82 years old.

He was the first Republican elected in Utah in more than two decades when he won office in 1984 after 10 years in the state Legislature, including two terms as House speaker. He began a three-decade-long GOP domination of the governor's office.

Despite a recession that wrecked the state economy and a tax increase meant to bolster education, Bangerter won an improbable re-election in 1988, staving off challenges from the left, in the form of former Salt Lake City Mayor Ted Wilson, and from the right — anti-tax activist Merrill Cook.

He was remembered by friends and colleagues as a straight-shooter who focused on doing what he believed was right, rather than politically expedient ­— whether it was for education, economic development, government efficiency or the environment.

Senate President Wayne Niederhauser was among many expressing condolences and praise for Bangerter's accomplishments.

"It would be difficult to measure the full impact he has had on the state of Utah," Niederhauser said. "Those of us that came along later are grateful to live in a state that is better, to a significant degree, because of his vision and hard work. Governor Bangerter's influence will be felt for generations."

Bangerter married his wife Colleen in 1953 and the couple had six children and a foster child. After Colleen died in 2011, he married Judy Schiffman the following year.