In keeping with presidential tradition, a detailed schedule of the funeral and memorial services for former President George H.W. Bush was released Saturday evening, with ceremonies planned in Houston; Washington, D.C.; and Spring and College Station, Texas. Bush died late Friday at age 94.
In honor of the 41st president, President Trump has declared Wednesday a national day of mourning, the White House said, and issued an executive order to close federal offices. Trump also announced that he'll be sending one of the Boeing 747s that serves as Air Force One to Houston to transport Bush's casket to Washington, D.C.
On Monday, members of both the House and Senate will attend a 1:45 p.m. PST arrival ceremony at the U.S. Capitol. Bush's remains will lie in state in the rotunda until Wednesday morning.
Family and friends will then gather at the National Cathedral in Washington for an 11 a.m. funeral service on Wednesday.
Bush will be taken to his home of Houston, where he'll lie in repose Wednesday evening and early Thursday morning at St. Martin's Episcopal Church in Houston, where a second memorial service will be held.
Thursday afternoon, a motorcade will take Bush's remains to a Union Pacific Railroad facility to be placed aboard a funeral train that will carry take him to Texas A&M University in College Station, Texas, the site of the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, where he will be laid to rest.
Bush will be buried next to his wife, Barbara Bush, who died in April, along with his daughter Pauline Robinson "Robin" Bush, who died in 1953 at just 3 years old.
More details about Bush's funeral arrangements are posted on a tribute website for the former president. For those who want to pay their respects, the Bush family requested that donations be made to the George Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University to "help ensure that President Bush's legacy of public service with integrity is perpetuated."