Visitation, memorial for Minnie Minoso to be held this weekend

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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Former Negro Leaguer and Chicago White Sox player Minnie Minoso. (AP)
Former Negro Leaguer and Chicago White Sox player Minnie Minoso. (AP)
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- A public visitation and memorial for Minnie Minoso will be held Friday, March 6, and Saturday, March 7, at Holy Family Church in Chicago, Minoso's family announced Tuesday.

The visitation will be held Friday, and the memorial will be held Saturday. A procession will immediately follow the memorial service and will drive past U.S. Cellular Field.

The family is asking that in lieu of flowers, anyone wishing to honor Minoso's memory donate to Chicago White Sox Charities at www.whitesox.com/donate. Minoso served as a community relations ambassador for the club.

Donations can also be sent to:

Chicago White Sox Charities

In Memory of Minnie Minoso

333 W. 35th Street

Chicago, IL 60616

Minoso died Sunday morning of natural causes.

Public Visitation: Friday, March 6

12 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Holy Family Church (just west of St. Ignatius College Prep)

1080 Roosevelt Road

Chicago, IL 60608

Memorial Services: Saturday, March 7

12 p.m.

Holy Family Church (just west of St. Ignatius College Prep)

1080 Roosevelt Road

Chicago, IL 60608