Husband Drops Down On One Knee Again Following Six Decades Of Marriage
Nov 11, 2021 by apost team
Renewing your vows with your partner is a beautiful way to commemorate your love and show just how much you have grown together as a couple over the course of your marriage. It’s incredibly romantic to remind your partner of all of the reasons why you love them so much and to share your continued commitment to each other. Some people do this again in front of their friends and family in a ceremony similar to their wedding, while others opt for a more intimate moment.
One couple from Texas has been married since 1956 and have lived a beautiful yet sometimes challenging life together ever since. The couple, Karl and Donna Von Schwarz, have been celebrating their love for one another since their high school days when they first fell in love. They’ve been through a lot since then, especially in the year 2018 when Donna was met with some serious health issues.
Wanting to show Donna just how much she meant to him and how he promised to always be by her side no matter what, Karl had the brilliant idea to re-propose to his longtime wife in 2019, celebrating their 63rd wedding anniversary and Donna’s return home from the hospital.
Just like he did more than six decades ago, Karl got down on one knee and asked his wife if she would continue to be in a relationship with him, taking it to yet another romantic level. Their heartwarming recommitment has since been shared online, with many people around the world praising the couple for their love and loyalty.
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According to CBS News, the Von Schwarz couple are high school sweethearts who have celebrated more than six decades of marriage. They have four children together, nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren. They’ve celebrated many joyous occasions in their lives together, but 2018 was a difficult year for them.
CBS News reported that Donna spent most of the year in the hospital. After receiving open-heart surgery, the 81-year-old suffered from a seizure and a stroke, and continued to have health complications aftward, leaving her in and out of rehab. Karly Gibbs, their granddaughter, said that Karl never left Donna’s side. “The rehab center brought in a chair where he slept every night until she was strong enough to come home,” she said.
Karl promised Donna that he would buy her a brand new engagement ring when she came home, and he stuck to that promise. In March 2019, Karl took his wife to a department store and picked out a beautiful diamond ring. The lovebirds’ family also tagged along, and they encouraged Karl to re-propose traditionally by getting down on one knee.
Donna was completely shocked. When she saw her husband of 63 years get down on his knee, she said, “What in the world?” She seemed just as happy and excited for her second proposal as she was for the first, showing that the married pair’s love has continued to grow over the years.
According to CBS News, the longtime couple even renewed their vows afterward, continuing to show their everlasting love and commitment to one another. It’s evident that this is a love story for the ages.
What do you think about this adorable love story? What romantic gestures has your partner done for you? Let us know, and be sure to pass this along to your loved ones, too.