PANORA, Iowa — Once in sickness, once in health.
An Iowa man showed the world the meaning of that vow when he “re-proposed” to his wife of 26 years following her mastectomy.
Lora Koch, 54, was diagnosed with breast cancer at the beginning of February and underwent a bilateral mastectomy several weeks later, according to a post on the Love What Matters Facebook page. While doctors caught her cancer early enough to give her a good prognosis, Koch wasn’t feeling her best, People reported.
A week after her surgery, Koch’s husband Jim came up with the perfect way to lift her spirits. Koch’s original wedding ring no longer fit her well, so with the help of the couple’s daughter Christin, he had a jeweler craft a new ring using the diamonds from her original band, ABC News reported.
“I’ve known Lora as the most selfless person …