Private funeral services are scheduled for Thursday near Washington D.C. for the daughter of Senate Majority Whip Dick DurbinDick DurbinGraham emerges as go-to ally for Biden's judicial picks 91 House Dems call on Senate to expand immigration protections in Biden spending bill Bipartisan senators press FBI, inspector general for changes following Nassar case MORE (D-Ill.).

The services are limited to family and close friends of Christine Ann Durbin, 40, who died on Saturday of complications from a congenital heart condition. The services are being held in suburban Maryland.

Instead of flowers, Durbin's family says charitable donations can be made to: Children's Heart Institute, Adult Congenital Heart Research (in honor of Chris Durbin), Children's National Medical Center, 111 Michigan Ave. NW, Washington D.C., 20010.

Constituents who wish to express sympathies to the Durbin family can find an online condolence book at Sen. Durbin's Senate website. Handwritten condolences can also be sent to Durbin's Illinois office at 525 S. 8th St., Springfield, IL, 62703.

-J. Taylor Rushing