For a lot of people, they spend their life trying to find the one person who will make them happy as long as they live.
For 96-year-old Jeanette Toczko and her husband, 95-year-old Alexander, they were lucky to find that person at such a young age.
The couple met when they were just 8 years old, and starting dating as kids. In 1940, they got married and stayed together for 75 years.
“Their hearts beat as one from as long as I can remember,” the couple’s daughter, Aimee Toczko-Cushman said.
“My dad carried around a picture of my mother in her Holy Communion outfit in his wallet,” said Aimee.
Alexander was an avid golf player, and his loved teaching his grandkids to love the game, as well.
Unfortunately, Alexander had a fall and broke his hip, so he could no longer play every day. He and Jeanette still had each other, however. And that's all that mattered.
Continue reading to find out why the hospice staff was stunned about Alexander and Jeanette.