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Bills set Wilson tribute on April 5 in field house

The Buffalo Bills will hold a “celebration and remembrance” for late owner Ralph Wilson from 1-4 p.m. on Saturday, April 5, in the team’s field house.

A statement from the Bills said the event “will feature memorabilia, exhibits and a guestbook for fans to share their respects and pay tribute” to Wilson.

The Bills founder and Pro Football Hall of Famer died Tuesday at his home in Grosse Pointe Shores, Mich. He was 95.

A private funeral for will be held this morning in Detroit.

Donations in Wilson’s memory are being accepted by the Hospice Foundation of Western New York, the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Michigan Chapter and to St. John Hospital and Medical Center to support of the Wilson Telemonitoring Program.

– Tim Graham