Nancy Reagan to be buried next to husband at Ronald Reagan Library

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Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan circa 1980 in Los Angeles. Photo by Reed Saxon/IMAGES/Getty Images

Ronald Reagan and Nancy Reagan circa 1980 in Los Angeles. Photo by Reed Saxon/IMAGES/Getty Images

The former first lady Nancy Reagan will be buried next to her husband, the late President Ronald Reagan at the Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley, California, on Friday, library officials said Monday.

Funeral services for Reagan are scheduled for 2 p.m. EST Friday, March 11 at the presidential library. The public will be able to pay respects to the former first lady before the ceremony. The funeral will accommodate about 1,000 people, officials said.

Reagan will lie in repose at the library on Wednesday and Thursday, the library said in a statement. After the services, she will be laid to rest at the library, next to her husband, who died June 5, 2004.

Reagan died Sunday of congestive heart failure at her home in Los Angeles. She was 94.

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