Corinne and Robert Johnson were married for 68 years and did just about everything together — they were inseparable. So when Corinne died on November 24, 2019, no one was truly surprised that Robert followed her 33 hours later.
The pair’s children noted to KARE 11, “They went on their terms,” before adding that their father was known for always letting others go ahead of him through doorways and in lines. Their son Brent said, “So it was only fitting that, in the end, he waited for mother to go first and then he passed away.”
Sadly, Corinne died due to congestive heart failure, and Robert lost his battle with cancer after her death. But their daughter Lora explained that “I think we all fretted about what would happen when one of them went and how would the other one survive and their plan was to not have us worry about that. How could anything be better than that?”