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Funeral held for Cardinals legend Lou Brock

A private service was held at Greater Grace Church in Ferguson

ST. LOUIS — A funeral was held for late Cardinals Hall of Famer Lou Brock on Saturday.

The private service was held at Greater Grace Church in Ferguson on Saturday, Sept. 12 at 11 a.m. 

Before the service, there was a funeral procession from Lindenwood University to the church via First Capital Drive to Fifth Street in St. Charles.

After the private service, the family led the procession to Busch Stadium where they laid a wreath at the Lou Brock statue.

A public viewing was also held at the Austin A. Layne Mortuary at 7239 West Florissant Ave. in St. Louis on Friday, Sept. 11 from 5 to 8 p.m.

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For all events, strict COVID-19 protocols were in place, including mask usage and social distancing.

The family is asking that in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to the Lou Brock Foundation.

The Cardinals have set up a page on their website to honor Lou and allow fans to share condolences and messages. You can find that page by clicking here.

Brock died on Sunday, Sept. 6 after battling multiple health conditions. He was 81 years old.

The National Baseball Hall of Famer retired as baseball's all-time career and single season stolen base leader, accumulated 3,000 hits and was one of the greatest World Series performers in the history of Major League Baseball.

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