Ivana Trump († 73)
His family pays him a last tribute
The world says goodbye to Ivana Trump. Donald Trump’s ex-wife died on July 14, 2022 at the age of 73, and her funeral will be held in New York on July 20.
Ivana Trump, † 73, died after falling down the stairs of her Manhattan home. She is now buried near St. Vincent Ferrer Church on Manhattan’s Upper East Side. His funeral will be held at the Catholic Church on Lexington Avenue at 1:30 p.m. local time.
Ivana Trump: Your children and grandchildren are saying goodbye to you
As columnist R. Couri Hay, who has known Ivana Trump for more than 40 years, revealed to the American magazine “People” before the funeral service, Ivanka Trump’s children will take 40-year-old Donald Trump Jr., 44 years old, and Eric Trump. , 38, attended the funeral. The first images show the siblings with their partners and children arriving in front of the church.
Trump’s daughter Tiffany, 28, from his second marriage to actress Marla Maples, 58, also came with her fiancé Michael Boulos, 24.
Donald Trump appears at funeral
It was unclear whether Donald Trump, 76, accompanied by his wife Melania Trump, 56, was unclear until the ceremony, although the couple are currently in New York. Donald and Ivana were married from 1977 to 1992.
“She was a wonderful, beautiful and incredible woman who lived a wonderful and inspiring life,” the ex-president said in an official statement after Ivana’s death. Now, it is clear that the 45th President of the United States is also paying a final tribute to his ex-wife – accompanied by Melania.
It is said that she and Ivana never got on well, in 2017 Ivana even publicly lashed out at her husband’s new wife in a Good Morning America interview. “But I hate to call the White House because Melania is there and I don’t want any jealousy towards me. After all, I’m Trump’s first wife, okay? I’m the first lady, okay ?” she said.
Melania didn’t let that sit and said through her office: ‘There’s obviously nothing to that statement from an ex, it’s an unfortunate case of craving recognition. […].”
According to R. Couri Hay, “people from all over the world” were flown in to say goodbye to Ivana Trump.
In lieu of flowers, the family asked for donations to benefit Florida-based animal welfare organization Big Dog Ranch Rescue. The deceased had been involved in the association for years.
Sources used: people.com, actionpress.de, gettyimages.de