Ford funeral highlights

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Tuesday, Jan. 2

9:15 a.m.: Lying in State ends.

9:30 a.m.: The remains will depart the Rotunda and rest at the closed Senate doors in honor of Ford’s service as vice president of the United States and president of the Senate. The motorcade will then proceed to the Washington National Cathedral, passing the White House.

10 a.m.: The remains will be received at the Washington National Cathedral.

10:30 a.m.: National funeral service begins.

11:30 a.m.: The remains will depart with ceremony from Washington National Cathedral. A motorcade will transport the casket from the cathedral to Andrews Air Force Base, Md.

2:15 p.m.: Body will arrive at Gerald R. Ford International Airport, Grand Rapids, Mich. The casket will then be moved by motorcade to the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum, Grand Rapids, for a brief private service.

Following the service, Ford’s remains will lie in repose from 5 p.m. Tuesday until 11 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 3. The public is invited to pay respects at the museum during repose.

Wednesday, Jan. 3

1 p.m.: Remains will depart the museum with ceremony and proceed to Grace Episcopal Church, East Grand Rapids, for a private funeral service.

1:30 p.m.: Remains arrive at the church with ceremony.

3 p.m.: Remains will proceed to the Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum for a private interment service.

3:30 p.m.: Interment service. and burial.

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