After 62 years of marriage, Wolfram and Anita Gottschalk, 83 and 81, were torn apart and forced to live in separate nursing homes.
The problem was, Anita’s new home did not have space for the kind of care Wolf needed. He has dementia and was recently diagnosed with lymphoma—and the only home that would take him was far away.
They were devastated.
Their granddaughter, Ashley Bartyik, shared a heart wrenching photo of the two saying their goodbyes, and soon it went viral: