Photo of Margaret "Maggie" Daley with daughter Nora and husband Richard M. Daley at his victory in the state's attorney race. Photo by Al Podgorski, Chicago Sun-Times
First Lady Michelle Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden arrived in Chicago Monday for Maggie Daley's funeral.
The FAA put up a temporary flight restriction for "VIP movement" from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday. Mrs. Obama and the Bidens will return to Washington D.C. after the funeral, according to the White House.
Multiple dignitaries will pay their respects Monday, including U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, former White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett and Bill Daley. Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Gov. Pat Quinn, Sens. Mark Kirk and Dick Durbin, city councilmen and county commissioners also are in attendance.
Fr. Jack Wall will be the main celebrant at the mass, with Francis Cardinal George and Bishop Tim Lyne presiding. Her daughters will read passages during the funeral, and Nora, Patrick and Lally Daley will deliver a family reflection after communion. Pallbearers include Bill Daley, two son-in-laws and three of Mrs. Daley's brothers.
Mrs. Daley passed away Thanksgiving Day after a nine-year battle with metastatic breast cancer.
Thousands remembered her at a public visitation Sunday at the Chicago Cultural Center.