Kaup, Aug 3: In a rare incident, a couple which lived together for five decades, saw children and grandchildren and faced life’s challenges together, died a few hours apart each other.
The incident took place at Belapu, Kaup taluk. Eighty-year-old Krishna alias Kutti Shetty, and his wife, 75-year-old year old Revathi Shetty is the couple who had their funeral together.
Krishna died on Tuesday August 2 morning and his wife Revathi passed away on Wednesday August 3 morning. They have left behind two sons and two daughters.
Krishna died due to age-related ailments. As his children are residing in Mumbai and other places, his mortal remains were kept at his original residence with necessary facilities and shifted to his own residence on the arrival of his children. His wife collapsed and died soon afterwards.
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The funeral was held in the presence of their children and family members under the leadership of social activist Soori Shetty in the crematorium prepared on the land near the residence of Belapu Dhomappa Shetty.