Remembering Helen DeVos:  Wife, Mother, Philanthropist

Her family marks her passing October 18, 2017 at 90 years of age.

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  • A Tribute to the late Mrs. Helen DeVos, Benefactor, Humanitarian, Friend and Committed Worker in God’s Vine Yard. The Bible tells us to work while it is day. In our work to advance the Kingdom of our Savior down here we, through our service to...

    View tribute by Rev. Dr. Samuel Broomfield Reeves, Jr. , Wed Nov 08 14:52:09 UTC 2017
  • I recall meeting Mrs. Devos as a newly chosen student of the Devos Leadership Initiative. As she spoke to us for the first time, I wondered what would she say to encourage mostly people that had a heart for serving the inner city poor. As she...

    View tribute by Rev Kelvin Bowen, Wed Nov 01 11:32:46 UTC 2017
  • Thousands of children and families, in the country of Zambia, have been blessed by the kindness, faithfulness and generosity of Helen DeVos. With her support, vulnerable children who never dreamed of graduating from high school now have a diploma,...

    View tribute by Cari Armbruster (Alliance for Children Everywhere), Mon Oct 23 16:59:10 UTC 2017
  • Our thoughts and prayers are with the DeVos family as they mourn the loss of their mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and wife. Helen was a true leader in our community, on her own and at the side of husband, Rich. Her support for health,...

    View tribute by Richard J. Pappas, Mon Oct 23 15:30:33 UTC 2017
  • Helen is now embraced by the peace of God just as she enables us to be healed by the beauty of music.

    View tribute by David Lockington, Mon Oct 23 13:19:05 UTC 2017

Helen and Rich

Helen with her husband Rich

Thu Feb 24 23:08:00 UTC 1927 ~ Thu Nov 30 23:08:00 UTC 2017

Genuine wealth comes from the hand of God, and real happiness grows out of faith in Him.

- Helen DeVos