Husband’s touching tribute to wife who died three days after fairytale wedding

ESSEX, England- William Arnold a grieving husband paid a heartfelt to his wife who died three days later after a short battle with cancer.

The Sun reported that Katie Sutterby, 29, living in Essex, England, tragically passed away five weeks after being diagnosed with bowel cancer.

Arnold described katie who was a primary school teacher, as an “amazing” and “lively” person.

Speaking to Essex Live, Arnold said, “She was a fantastic teacher and she loved her job,”

“She was amazing, so dedicated. All the kids’ parents came to her funeral even parents of children she taught the term before.

“She was the most fun and lively person with a great sense of humour. She had a lot of friends and quite a big family.

“We were always doing things like seeing DJs and going to festivals. She was just really exuberant and so beautiful.

“I’m so proud I got to call her my wife. We all loved her so much. She was our world.”

Posted by William David Arnold on Monday, 14 August 2017

In July Katie experienced indigestion-like symptoms, doctors first thought it was gallstones.

“We were told the next day she had bowel cancer and that it had already spread to her liver. We were just in complete shock but Katie stayed amazingly strong and positive.

“We thought we would try and do something nice so we went away for the weekend. However, a few days later Katie had to go back to see the consultant and she was told the cancer was terminal.

“They said she probably only had months or a year at the most. We were of course all completely devastated,” said William was completely heartbroken.”

Will then decided to propose to the school teacher and the pair organised their wedding in just two weeks.

Will and Kate got marry in a beautiful ceremony in August last year.

“It was amazing to do it in the time we had. She looked beautiful. I didn’t think she was going to have the energy to keep going for as long as she did, but we danced all night and she chatted to everyone.

“It was a perfect day and she had a great time with all her family and friends.”

Posted by William David Arnold on Friday, 14 April 2017

After the wedding, Katie’s health deteriorated rapidly and died just three days later.

A garden of honour to the school she used to teach was created in her honour.


William added, “The children enjoyed coming to the opening of the garden and understood what it was about.

“It’s something very positive because it’s about somebody who made a positive contribution to their lives.”

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