Lee Iacocca’s Michigan Funeral Details Announced
The automotive mogul will be buried in Troy next Wednesday.
The "father of the Mustang" and the rescuer of Chrysler will be honored in Michigan next week with his final farewell.
Lee Iacocca's visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Tuesday at Lynch & Sons Funeral Home at 1368 N. Crooks Road in Clawson. His funeral mass will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. Hugo of the Hills at 2215 Opdyke Road in Bloomfield Hills. Burial will follow at White Chapel Cemetery in Troy.
Fiat Chrysler Automotive released the following statement:
The Company is saddened by the news of Lee Iacocca's passing. He played a historic role in steering Chrysler through crisis and making it a true competitive force. He was one of the great leaders of our company and the auto industry as a whole. He also played a profound and tireless role on the national stage as a business statesman and philanthropist.
Lee gave us a mindset that still drives us today - one that is characterized by hard work, dedication and grit. We are committed to ensuring that Chrysler, now FCA, is such a company, an example of commitment and respect, known for excellence as well as for its contribution to society. His legacy is the resiliency and unshakeable faith in the future that live on in the men and women of FCA who strive every day to live up to the high standards he set.