Her son Eric Trump stated it was “a really unhappy day, a really unhappy day,” as he left the house Thursday.
A Czech-born ski racer and businesswoman, Ivana Trump was born Ivana Zelnickova in 1949.
She was married to the previous president from 1977 to 1992, they usually had three youngsters collectively: Donald Jr., Ivanka and Eric.
The Trumps turned a Nineteen Eighties energy couple, and she or he managed one in all his Atlantic Metropolis casinos in addition to helped with the décor of Trump Tower. Their marriage resulted in a messy, public divorce after Donald Trump met his subsequent spouse, Marla Maples.
However in recent times, Ivana Trump had been on good phrases together with her ex-husband. She wrote in a 2017 guide that they spoke about as soon as per week.
Her loss of life got here throughout a fraught time for the Trump household. Two of her youngsters, Donald Jr. and Ivanka, in addition to the previous president have been on account of seem within the coming days for questioning within the New York lawyer basic’s civil investigation into the household’s enterprise practices. However the lawyer basic’s workplace agreed to postpone the depositions — a time period for out-of-court questioning below oath — due to Ivana Trump’s loss of life.