The funeral for Steve Jobs, Apple Inc.'s (AAPL) co-founder, is taking place Friday, according to a person familiar with the matter.

The funeral is characterized as a small private gathering, this person said. The person would not say where or when the event was taking place, citing respect for Jobs and his family's privacy.

Small and private gathering in an undisclosed location? This seems rather unfair for the worshipers of this man's products. A funeral fitting the level of emotion that has been expressed on blogs, Facebook, Tweeter, TV, and radio shows would look like this...