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 grew to become a Nineteen Eighties energy couple, and he or she managed considered one of 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 lately, Ivana Trump had been on good phrases along with her ex-husband. She wrote in a 2017 e-book 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 had been attributable to seem within the coming days for questioning within the New York lawyer common’s civil investigation into the household’s enterprise practices. However the lawyer common’s workplace agreed to postpone the depositions — a time period for out-of-court questioning underneath oath — due to Ivana Trump’s loss of life.