Floyd and violet Hartwig, who were 90 and 89 years respectively, died at his home on 11 February with a difference of five hours. The Associated Press reported.
Children spouses Hartwig said that when their parents were already very close to death, they placed it near their bed. Before his death, the husband and wife were holding hands.
“”They wanted to go together. It was supposed to happen, ” said daughter Donna Hartwig Scarton. They were meant for each other “.
The couple were familiar from childhood. Both grew up in a rural community in Central California. The romance between them began on the dance floor, where the Floyd, with the Navy came during shore leave.
The couple were married August 16, 1947 and they had three children.