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Public memorial, private funeral set for Jerry Tarkanian

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Towels and flowers were left at the statue dedicated to former UNLV men's basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian on Feb. 11, 2015. (Joe Lybarger/FOX5) Towels and flowers were left at the statue dedicated to former UNLV men's basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian on Feb. 11, 2015. (Joe Lybarger/FOX5)
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Legendary UNLV men's basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian passed away Wednesday after being admitted to Valley Hospital Monday.

Jerry Tarkanian's daughter-in-law, Amy Tarkanian, on Wednesday evening announced plans for funeral services and a public celebration.

Jerry Tarkanian's funeral is set for Monday at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Las Vegas Catholic Church. Amy Tarkanian said the funeral will be for family and close friends only.

On March 1, the public is invited to come to the Thomas and Mack Center for a celebration of the coach's life. Jerry Tarkanian's family is still working out a start time for the event.

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