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News Release —  20 May 2013

Funeral Services for Frances J. Monson Announced

Salt Lake City  — 

This news release was updated on 21 May 2013.

The funeral of Frances J. Monson, wife of Thomas S. Monson, president of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, will be held in the Salt Lake Tabernacle at noon on Thursday, 23 May.  The public is invited to the funeral service. There will be no public viewing.

Temple Square and the doors of the Tabernacle will be open at 10:30 a.m. prior to the funeral. The public can enter Temple Square through any of its four gates. Tickets will be provided at all four gates for admission to the Tabernacle. No tickets are available in advance. Once all tickets have been distributed, additional attendees will be directed to overflow areas at the Conference Center Theater and the Church Office Building auditorium.

The funeral services will be broadcast live via LDS.org, KSL 5, KSL.com, KSL NewsRadio HD-2, BYU TV, BYU TV Global, BYU TV International, KBYU and on the Church satellite system.

In lieu of flowers, the Monson family has requested that donations be made to the General Missionary Fund of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints: http://give.lds.org/frances-monson

Read more on the life and passing of Frances J. Monson

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