An old-fashioned love story | January 15, 2010 | Palo Alto Weekly | Palo Alto Online |

Palo Alto Weekly

News - January 15, 2010

An old-fashioned love story

Two seniors at Palo Alto Commons find romance — a second time

by John Squire

"I asked her to marry me," Bill Hahn said on a recent weekday afternoon, holding his fiancee's hand in her cozy apartment in the Palo Alto Commons senior community on El Camino Way.

This story contains 626 words.

Stories older than 90 days are available only to subscribing members. Please help sustain quality local journalism by becoming a subscribing member today.

If you are already a subscriber, please log in so you can continue to enjoy unlimited access to stories and archives. Subscriptions start at $5 per month and may be cancelled at any time.

Log in     Subscribe

Editorial Intern John Squire can be contacted at jsquire@paweekly.com.

Comments

Like this comment
Posted by Debbie Ford-Scriba
a resident of another community
on Jan 12, 2010 at 10:37 am

Awww...


Like this comment
Posted by Romanticizer
a resident of another community
on Jan 12, 2010 at 10:55 am

I would imagine the emotions run much deeper at 85!


Like this comment
Posted by Byline
a resident of Community Center
on Jan 12, 2010 at 11:17 am

"Yes on Prop 8" would frown upon this marriage, as their primary purpose is not procreation.


Like this comment
Posted by Good one
a resident of Fairmeadow
on Jan 12, 2010 at 11:43 am

I love how he says he's picking up 30 grandchildren. Good one!


Like this comment
Posted by Sylvia
a resident of Midtown
on Jan 12, 2010 at 12:19 pm

What a heartwarming story! These two sound like wonderful people. This made my day.


Like this comment
Posted by Nancy
a resident of Old Palo Alto
on Jan 12, 2010 at 12:34 pm

Best wishes to the happy couple!


Like this comment
Posted by Cieboy
a resident of Barron Park
on Jan 12, 2010 at 12:56 pm

Sweet!Best wishes!


Like this comment
Posted by LInda
a resident of Adobe-Meadow
on Jan 12, 2010 at 1:17 pm

Colleen you give hope to all the single women out there.

Good Luck you crazy kids!


Like this comment
Posted by Vienna
a resident of Duveneck/St. Francis
on Jan 12, 2010 at 10:49 pm

This is such a touching story! Congratulations to the happy couple.


Like this comment
Posted by Gigi
a resident of Menlo Park
on Jan 13, 2010 at 10:09 am

Lovely story!


Like this comment
Posted by Sf reader
a resident of another community
on Jan 13, 2010 at 12:48 pm

Love this story!


Like this comment
Posted by Marie
a resident of East Palo Alto
on Jan 13, 2010 at 1:03 pm

I love this story! Her eyes, his legs. Congratulations to the happy couple. Much love and health. So sweet.


Sorry, but further commenting on this topic has been closed.