Apple has scheduled a private, invitation-only memorial service for Steve Jobs on Oct. 16, according to the Wall Street Journal.

The event is set for Stanford University on Sunday evening, according to the invitation. Last week, the Jobs family held a small private funeral for the Apple co-founder, who died on Oct. 5 from pancreatic cancer.

The memorial is expected to be attended by a number of Silicon Valley luminaries, but Apple told the Wall Street Journal that the service is a private one. Guests were invited to respond to the Emerson Collective, a charity group set up by wife Laurene Powell Jobs. Apple is also gong to have an employees-only celebration of Jobs’ life at its headquarters on Oct. 19.

The Stanford setting seems appropriate, as that was where memorial services were held for David Packard, co-founder of Hewlett-Packard, when he passed away in 1996. Meanwhile, Gov. Jerry Brown declared Sunday to be Steve Jobs Day in California.

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