Updated at 1:50 p.m. ET
Friends, family, reporters and politicians gathered Saturday in downtown Washington, D.C., to remember journalist Cokie Roberts.
She was hailed as a "servant" of God and referred to as a "special singular soul" by those who delivered remarks.
Roberts died Tuesday at age 75 of complications from breast cancer. She had covered and commented on politics for NPR since 1978 and spent decades working for ABC News as well, including several years co-hosting the Sunday morning political show This Week.