Supermodel Claudia Schiffer
is in mourning after her father, Heinrich, died of a heart attack in France. He was 70. The retired lawyer collapsed on a golf course on Tuesday in the city of Bitche, near the German-French border, where he had been enjoying a round of golf with friends when he suffered the heart attack.
His family is arranging to have the body flown back to their native Germany, where they will hold a private funeral to pay their respects. Schiffer Snr. is survived by his wife Gudrun and their four children: Stefan, Andreas, Claudia and Ann Carolin.
Claudia Schiffer, who lives in London with her film producer husband Matthew Vaughn and their two children - son Casper, four, and two-year-old Clementine - is expected to arrive in France on Thursday.
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