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Obituary – Maurice Leo DeVoe
May 4, 2017
MISSION – Maurice “Mick” Leo DeVoe, born April 8, 1941 in Owosso, Michigan, left his earthly home to be with his savior, the Lord Jesus Christ, on May 1, 2017 at age 76. Mick was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth DeVoe, Lillian DeVoe, and Step-Mother, Lucille Pierre DeVoe. He is survived by his high school sweetheart and wife of 56 years, Merideth “Merrie” (Sump) DeVoe, daughter Marcia (Timothy) Visser, sons Douglas (Jane) DeVoe, Daniel (Jessica) DeVoe, daughter Michele (Andrew) DeVoe Lussky, Sister Nancy (Donald) Magyar, grandchildren Ryan DeVoe, Matisse Loeschner, Taylor Darling, Mark Loeschner, Shelby DeVoe, Ethan Lussky, Landen DeVoe, Olive DeVoe, Ruby DeVoe and Zared Lussky, great-grandchildren Lucas and Lillian DeVoe and many cousins, nieces and nephews.
After retirement, Mick and Merrie enjoyed 12 years of full time RV traveling and another 8 years residing in the Rio Grande Valley, where he and Merrie were devoted members of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, bible studies and community volunteerism.
A remembrance service will be held at Winter Green Estates Activity Hall, 500 N. Bryan Road, Mission, TX on Thursday, May 4 at 7:00 pm. A funeral mass will be held in June at Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
In lieu of flowers, the family is requesting donations in Mick’s memory to the Foundation for Catholic Secondary Education of Greater Grand Rapids, 360 Division Ave. S, Grand Rapids MI 49503. Services are under the direction of Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission.