Rehnquist burial set Wednesday after body lies in repose at Supreme Court
WASHINGTON – Chief Justice William Rehnquist’s body will lie in repose in the Great Hall of the Supreme Court on Tuesday and Wednesday and he will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery following funeral services Wednesday.The court announced Sunday that the public will be invited to pay its respects from 10:30 a.m. EDT until 10 p.m. on Tuesday and from 10 a.m. until noon on Wednesday.Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. at St. Matthew’s Cathedral in Washington, D.C., with funeral services open to friends and family. The burial at Arlington will be private.In a sensitive ritual, Supreme Court officials and the Military District of Washington coordinated the funeral arrangements with Rehnquist’s family.Timing and other details were in the hands of the family, said Barbara Owens, a spokeswoman for the Army’s Joint Force Headquarters National Capitol Region/Military District of Washington.Vail, Colorado
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