Originally posted on Helmet and Pads Required  |  Last updated 5/18/11
Today, the Killebrew family and the Minnesota Twins announced plans for the burial and public remembrance of the all-time great Major League Baseball legend that passed away Tuesday, May 17, 2011 from a bout with esophageal cancer at the age of 74. Family, friends and fans will have the chance to show their last respects to Harmon Killebrew on Friday, May 20, 2011, at a funeral and memorial service for the Hall of Fame slugger at a funeral service at Christ’s Church of the Valley in Peoria, Ariz. The Killebrew family will then stage a private burial service in Payette, Idaho in the 13-time All-Star’s hometown on Monday, May 23, 2011. After those services Harmon Clayton Killebrew (June 29, 1936 –May 17, 2011) will be remembered Thursday night May 26, 2011 in a public memorial service at Target Field. That service will take place on the field at Minnesota’s new park, and additional details will be released when they become available.\ If you missed the details and history reported by www.helmetandpadsrequired.com yesterday, please peek the article on Harmon Clayton Killebrew that pays tribute to the great baseball legend that was published May 17, 2011 written by Charlene May http://helmetandpadsrequired.com/major-league-baseball-legend-harmon-killebrew-dies/ - Charlene May
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