Barbara bushU.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.) today released the following statement on the passing of former First Lady Barbara Bush:

“Dean and I join all Americans in celebrating the remarkable life of Barbara Bush. She served the American people with unequaled grace and unwavering love for her family and country. I am grateful for her dignity and strength and for the example she and President Bush set for us all in their 73 years of marriage. My prayers are with the entire Bush family as they mourn her loss.”

Walorski represents the 2nd Congressional District of Indiana, serving as a member of the House Ways and Means Committee.