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Gordie Howe's funeral will be open to the public

Details of Mr. Hockey's funeral have been released. The ceremonies will take place in Detroit.

Visitation to take place at the home of the NHL Detroit Red Wings

Howe's family will have a public visitation and funeral next week for the late hockey great, who died Friday. The legend was born in Floral, Sask. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press)

Details for Gordie Howe's funeral have been finalized. 

The funeral and visitation for the renowned hockey player will take place in Detroit.

On Tuesday, the visitation will take place from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Joe Louis Arena. 
Mr. Hockey spent most of his NHL career with the Detroit Red Wings, and played 33 pro seasons across six decades. (The Associated Press)

The rink is home to the NHL Detroit Red Wings. 

Howe's funeral will be held on Wednesday at the Cathedral of the Most Blessed Sacrament.

Both the funeral and the visitation will be open to the public. 

Howe, also known as Mr. Hockey, will be cremated. His wife, Colleen, was also cremated when she died in 2009. 

The famed athlete died on Friday at 88 years old. 

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