Man, 85, proposes to his wife of 65 years again to celebrate her getting out of hospital

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Karl and Donna Von Schwarz have been married for over 65 years – but the romance certainly isn’t dead.

When Donna, 82, had to have heart surgery, Karl promised he would buy her a new engagement ring when she was better.

And last week, the 85-year-old followed through on his promise and even got down on one knee again.

The pair, who live in Youngstown, Ohio, U.S., were high school sweethearts and married in 1966, WFAA reported.

Since May, Donna has had several strokes, a brain bleed and open heart surgery but Karl has been with her every step of the way.

Now a wheelchair user, Karl knew he wanted to buy that engagement ring once she was healthy enough to go home.

The couple went to a department store and she picked out a ring, before Karl proposed and asked his wife to marry him again.

Their granddaughter Christina posted on Twitter: ‘My grandma has been very sick & we don’t know how much time she has left.

‘After over 65 years of marriage my grandpa got her a new ring and proposed to her again…. I don’t know why I’m crying in the club rn’

Later she added: ‘I’m about to just start a thread of my grandparents because they’re my favorite humans on the planet.’

When the tweet started to go viral, she added a video of the minute her grandad got down on one knee again.

Karl Von Schwarz told WFAA by phone that it was easy to renew his vows.

‘It was great because it’s a gal that I’ve loved all of my life. It was very easy. You know, we’ve been together so long that we can’t stay apart really.’

Donna added: ‘It’s really beautiful. It’s gorgeous.’

Donna and Karl, you are couple goals.

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