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Funeral services announced for former Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch

Apr 27, 2022, 3:41 PM | Updated: Jun 20, 2022, 2:07 pm
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) talks with reporters following a lunch meeting...
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) talks with reporters following a lunch meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House November 27, 2017 in Washington, DC. Senate Republicans hope to pass tax reform and tax cut legislation this week and move closer to Trump's goal of signing it before the end of the year. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

SALT LAKE CITY — Funeral services have been announced for former Utah Sen. Orrin G. Hatch, who passed away at the age of 88 on Saturday.

According to the Orrin Hatch Foundation, the senator will lie in state in the Utah State Capitol Rotunda on Wednesday, May 4, and his funeral will be held on Friday, May 6, in Salt Lake City.

“Both events will be open to the public,” stated a release Wednesday afternoon from the foundation.

Hatch’s body will be at the capitol building from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday.

Funeral services are expected to begin at 1 p.m. Friday at the Institute of Religion for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Salt Lake City. The full address is 1780 S. Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, Utah 84112.

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Funeral services announced for former Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch