Tuesday 25 July 2017

Funeral for former US first lady Nancy Reagan to be held on Friday

Nancy and Ronald share a moment of closeness in 1988. Photo: Getty
Nancy and Ronald share a moment of closeness in 1988. Photo: Getty
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The funeral for former US first lady Nancy Reagan will be held on Friday at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California.

The Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation announced on Monday that Nancy Reagan will lie in repose for public visitation on Wednesday from 1pm to 7pm and Thursday from 10am to 2pm. Transport to the library will be by shuttle from a bank property in Simi Valley.

Friday's funeral starts at 11am (1600 GMT) and will be closed to the public. Nancy Reagan will be buried next to her husband at the library.

She died of congestive heart failure on Sunday at her Los Angeles home. She was 94. Ronald Reagan died on June 5 2004.

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