Married 64 years, an Illinois couple hospitalized with COVID held hands during their final days
Family photo of David and Sondra Zorn, who were together 64 years, and died a few days apart following hospitalization with COVID-19. - E. Jason Wambsgans/Chicago Tribune/TNS

CHICAGO — David and Sondra Zorn spent nearly every minute together during the 64 years they were married. They’d spend days together in the home they shared with their children, listening to gospel music or watching “Jeopardy.” Ever since they met at a South Side church’s youth group, then married at ages 18 and 24, the couple had been inseparable. They had lived in the same home in Lombard, Illinois, since 1962. And so their children always thought that when they passed away, they would do that together, too. But never did anyone imagine it would be so very close. The Zorns died within days o...