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Funeral for Singer Natalie Cole to be Monday in Los Angeles

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — A funeral for Grammy Award-winning singer Natalie Cole will be held Monday in Los Angeles.

A spokesperson for the family said Saturday that the service will be at West Angeles Church of God in Christ, where Cole was once a member.

R&B star Chaka Khan is expected to sing at the funeral.

Cole will be buried next to her parents, sister and brother at Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Glendale.

She was known for such R&B hits as “This Will Be (An Everlasting Love),” ”Inseparable,” and “Our Love.”

In 1991, she intertwined her musical legacy with that of her father Nat King Cole to make his “Unforgettable” a Grammy-winning hit through technological wizardry.

She died on New Years Eve at age 65 of pulmonary arterial hypertension, which led to heart failure.

Singer Natalie Cole performs during the SeriousFun Children's Network event at the Dolby Theatre on Thursday, May 14, 2015, in Los Angeles. Founded by actor Paul Newman in 1988, the network is a global community of 30 camps and programs serving children living with serious illnesses. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)

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