Senator Durbin's daughter to be laid to rest

November 3, 2008 1:54:29 PM PST
A private funeral service is set for the daughter of Illinois Senator Dick Durbin. Christine Ann Durbin, 40, died on Saturday from complications related to a congenital heart condition.

Her funeral will be in a suburb of Washington D.C. on Thursday. The Durbin family asks that charitable donations be made in her name to the "Children's Heart Institute."

Anyone wishing to express their sympathies can access an on-line condolence book on the senator's web site,