After 71 years of marriage, a husband and wife die on the same day
In the age of modern relationships and online dating, it’s hard to find a love story that genuinely melts your heart and warms your soul.
But once in a while, a couple comes along who gives you hope that true love still exists.
Such is the story of Herbert DeLaigle, 94, and Marilyn Frances DeLaigle, 88. The couple died just 12 hours apart on Friday after 71 years of marriage, according to CNN affiliate WRDW/WAGT.
Their love story began 72 years ago
The DeLaigles’ story began nearly 72 years ago in a cafe, according to WRDW/WADT.