The funeral of the late Queen Fabiola of the Belgians took place in a rainy and windy Brussels on December 12, 2014. Members of various royal families sent representatives to the solemn event including the eighty year old Empress Michiko of Japan. A Mass was held at the Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula in the Belgian capital. Queen Fabiola’s remains were taken to Our Lady of Laeken Church which is the final resting place of members of the Belgian royal family. Photos by Getty Images.