Family, friends say goodbye to Jan Marek
Pallbearers lifted Marek out of church.
Blesk documented yesterday’s funeral for fallen Lokomotiv player Jan Marek. In the south Bohemian town of Jindřichův Hradec, close family and friends came to pay their respects to number 15 at the Churhc of the Assumption. Other mourners were able to watch a stream of the ceremony outside. Marek leaves behind a wife and infant son.
He was a highly productive player in his time in the Extraliga and KHL. Many in North America bore witness to his dazzling hands during the IIHF Championships and Olympics. He was 31.
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