In a Facebook message, Debbie Dingell shares the details of ...


DETROIT – Saturday morning, Michigan MP Debbie Dingell posted a Facebook message describing the last days of her husband, John Dingell, who died Thursday evening at the age of 92.

John Dingell was the longest-serving member of the Congress on disk. He represented Michigan for 59 years.

After her retirement, Debbie Dingell succeeded her husband and now represents Michigan's 12th congressional district, carrying on the family's long-standing heritage in Michigan politics.

John Dingell was 55 and Debbie Dingell was 27 when they met. He often referred to his wife as "the beautiful Deborah".

"I was so lucky to have this amazing love story for so many years," wrote Debbie Dingell.

In his post, Dingell also noted that her husband spoke with former presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush in the last 24 hours.

You can read the full post below.

Details on John Dingell's funeral mass and burial were released on Friday.

Look at the obituary here.

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