Bidding farewell to Greg Halman; funeral Tuesday
HAARLEM (Neth.) -
Greg Halman, who died tragically last Monday at age 24 from wounds sustained during a stabbing fight in Rotterdam, will be buried next Tuesday in his hometown Haarlem.
Coming Sunday, there is a possibility to say goodbye to the baseball player.
After the news of Greg's death broke on Monday, the Dutch and international baseball-world was in shock.
And still is.
(© Photo: Rob Jelsma)
Through the website of the Royal Dutch Baseball and Softball Association (KNBSB), the family of Greg thanks everyone who reacted in one way or another to offer their support.
Therefore, the family wants to give everyone the opportunity to say goodbye to Greg.
This can be done coming Sunday, November 27, from 2 to 4 PM at the Indoor Sports Facility of his former club Kinheim near the Pim Mulier Baseball Stadium in Haarlem.
Greg will be buried on Tuesday, November 29 at Westerveld Cemetary at Driehuis.
The ceremony starts at 1 PM and the family hopes that everyone who wants to be there already will be there at the time that they arrive with Greg.
The cemetary is located at Duin en Kruidbergerweg 2-6 at Driehuis.
The family request that people from the baseballworld will wear a baseball cap, preferably a red one.