MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Minnesota Vikings announced Tuesday that the team will not practice Friday due to a memorial service for Tony Sparano.

Sparano, the team’s offensive line coach, suddenly passed away Sunday morning. He was 56 years old.

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The team will be attending the memorial service Friday in Wayzata. In lieu of flowers, the Sparano family asks that donations be made to the American Heart Association.

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Fans with tickets to training camp Friday will be contacted directly by the Vikings’ ticket office.

The Vikings will return to regular scheduled practices on Saturday, July 28.

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Sparano is survived by his wife, Jeanette, his two sons; Tony and Andrew, his daughter, Ryan Leigh, and four grandchildren. Sparano was born October 7, 1961.