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Couple Who Were Married for 73 Years Dies Within Hours of Each Other | It Was Love at First Sight for Them

A 73-year-old married couple passed away just hours apart. They kept their promise to stick by each other through life and death.

Before she passed away on July 20, Wanda Wold had been battling Alzheimer’s disease for years. “They called from the nursing home about 4 a.m. and said Mom had departed,” her daughter Candy Engstler told KCCI.

Jim Wold, 94, and Wanda, 96, had been wed for 73 years. Jim prayed to utter these words while Engstler and her sister were at the nursing home with their father, who shared a room with his wife “I’m grateful to Jesus. I appreciate you taking her, but could you also take me right away?” Engstler replied. Read the full story here ▶