Prince Friso to be buried on Friday in private in Lage Vuursche

14th August 2013, Comments 1 comment

The funeral of prince Friso, who died on Monday 18 months after a skiing accident left him in a coma, will take place on Friday, the state information service said.

The funeral will take place in private at the Stulpkerk in the village of Lage Vuursche, where he will also be buried, the RVD said.

A memorial service will be held for the prince, who was 44 and left two young daughters, later this year.


It is unclear why the family chose not to have Friso laid in the family crypt in Delft's Nieuwe Kerk. Nos said the family may have opted for Lage Vuursche because Friso grew up at the Drakensteyn castle in nearby Baarn.

His mother, the former queen Beatrix, is moving back to the castle as part of her retirement. She was said to be particularly close to her middle son.


1 Comment To This Article

  • Mariana posted:

    on 15th August 2013, 12:47:25 - Reply

    Actually it is very clear why Prins Friso is not going to be buried in Delft, since his marriage he's not member of the Dutch Royal family, he renounced to his rights of the Dutch crown to marry a woman that was connected with a highly dangerous felon in the past and the parliament didn't approve the union.
    In Delft only the royals are allowed to be buried.