Letter of Condolence to Lawrence Welk, Jr.
Barbara and I send to you and all your family our most sincere condolences. Your great and admired Dad set a wonderful, wholesome example for this Country. His personal story inspired us all and his music had broad appeal. Lawrence Welk was truly a great American.
Please convey our deepest sympathy and special prayers to all in your family.
Note: This letter follows the text as released by the Office of the Press Secretary.
George Bush, Letter of Condolence to Lawrence Welk, Jr. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project https://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/node/267672