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Bishop Walkowiak's statement on the death of Richard DeVos

Image: Richard DeVosThe Diocese of Grand Rapids’ Office of Communications relays the following statement from Bishop David J. Walkowiak in response to the death of Richard DeVos:
"Richard DeVos lived his life truly embodying the Christian spirit. The generous giving of his talents and treasure to support many causes throughout West Michigan has shaped our community and will impact it for generations to come.
We are most grateful for the support Mr. DeVos and his family provided toward the development of Cathedral Square, their support of Christian education, and their advocacy for religious liberty.
We extend our prayerful sympathy and condolences to the DeVos family. May Mr. DeVos rest in eternal peace."


Annalise Laumeyer, communications director