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Video: Couple Married 67 Years Die Five Hours Apart Holding Hands

Zoe Romanowsky - published on 02/26/15

Floyd and Violet Hartwig’s special connection remained to the very end.

The Fresno Beereports the lovely story of Floyd and Violet Hartwig of Easton, CA. Married 67 years, the couple died within hours of each other, beds pushed together, holding hands. Their story is told in this video by their daughter, Donna Scharton, who talks about how they met, what was special about their relationship, and how the timing of their deaths was "meant to be."

"We felt blessed because we knew that's what they wanted," Donna said. 

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