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post #23 of (permalink) Old 09-07-2006, 09:54 PM
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"Queensland Premier Peter Beattie has offered a state funeral, and Prime Minister John Howard said that would be appropriate, calling Irwin a great ambassador for Australia. But Bob Irwin said it wouldn't be what Steve wanted.

"He's an ordinary guy, and he wants to be remembered as an ordinary bloke," he said. "The state funeral would be refused.""


Thats as per USATODAY.com - Father: Steve Irwin wouldn't have wanted state funeral

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