Social media stunned as man proposes to his wife after 63 years

Social media stunned as man proposes to his wife after 63 years

- Donna and Karl Von Schwarz share an extraordinary love story

- The couple have been married for 63 years but Karl had reason to propose to Donna again

- News of their trials and tribulations was shared and social media users have been blown away

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It’s easy to feel pessimistic about marriage with the divorce rate escalating.

However, the story of Donna and Karl Von Schwarz should encourage anyone that true love exists.

The couple were high school sweethearts and tied the knot in 1956.

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The Von Schwarz’s are in their 80s but have stayed together through thick and thin.

Donna has had to overcome numerous health issues of late, including strokes and open heart surgery.

Christina Von Schwarz, their granddaughter, is so inspired by the couple that she’s recently taken to social media to share glimpses of their amazing relationship.

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Western Journal reported that Karl offered his wife an incentive if she overcame her heart surgery – he would purchase a new engagement ring for her.

The incentive worked as Donna’s surgery was successful.

Karl stayed true to his word, bought a new ring and got down on one knee to propose all over again.

Christina shared the beautiful moment via social media and it soon went viral as thousands fell in love with the inspirational love story.

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