Condolence book for Betty Ford at local funeral home

A condolence book for Betty Ford will be available for local residents to sign at Klaassen Family Funeral Home, 1500 Robbins Road in Grand Haven. The book may be signed today through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. It will be turned over to the Gerald R. Ford Museum in Grand Rapids on July 18. A condolence book will also be available to sign at the museum. The 93-year-old former first lady died Friday at the Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, Calif.
Tribune Staff
Jul 12, 2011


Her body is scheduled to arrive in Grand Rapids on Wednesday. Burial is planned Thursday next to her husband, former President Gerald R. Ford, on the museum grounds.

Betty Ford will lie in repose at the museum on Wednesday night and Thursday morning, organizers of her funeral said. The public viewing will begin at 7 p.m. Wednesday and end at 11 p.m., then start again at 7 a.m. Thursday and run through 10 a.m.

The funeral service is planned for 2 p.m. Thursday at Grace Episcopal Church.

The Associated Press contributed to this story.



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