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Duane “Dog” Chapman confirmed his wife, Beth Chapman “hiked the stairway to heaven” in a put up on Twitter.
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“Dog the Bounty Hunter” huge identify Duane Chapman gave his first televised interview Wednesday about 12 hours after confirming the loss of life of his wife, Beth, thanking the “thousands of 1000’s” of folk “all over the build the arena wishing treasure and exhibiting respect.”

Beth died after combating stage four cancer, Duane confirmed on Twitter on Wednesday. She was fifty one. 

“You strive to endure in thoughts you are celebrating the existence, however lawful now we’re mourning the loss of life,” he suggested reporters in Hawaii. “For a couple of years, we knew at present time would arrive, (however) it came surely unexpected, surely snappily. … Or no longer it is a interesting strive against. She fought interesting.” 

In her closing moments, Duane stated, Beth suggested her family she liked them and did no longer favor them to disaster.

“She did this fully her manner. I imply, her manner was to are living,” Chapman stated. “She fought so long. … One amongst the closing issues she stated was, ‘This is a check to my religion.’ She had religion after which that was it. There is stuff you strive against thru in the occasion you are loss of life, esteem steps, equivalent to you enact in the occasion you lose somebody. You receive mad at them and you strive against thru all these steps. The closing step in the occasion you are loss of life is to accept it. She stated to me the loads of day, ‘Honey, that closing step? I ain’t taking.”http://www.usatoday.com/” 

The Chapmans spoil up their time between living in Colorado and Hawaii. When Beth’s properly being started to irritate, Duane stated they made the resolution to “bring her home” to Hawaii. The family is planning to support an match mourning her on the island prior to returning to the mainland to be with Beth’s family. 

“Beth was rather of of a sustain an eye on person. So no longer from the grave, however from heaven, I’m sure she’s restful controlling me,” he joked. “I got notes in my pillowcase, in my sink… I imply, she’s restful telling me what to build on. I liked her so grand. … Or no longer it is correct incredible in the occasion you poke on my own in the mattress room and she was correct there two days ago.”

Extra: ‘Dog the Bounty Hunter’ huge identify Beth Chapman dies at fifty one, husband Duane pronounces

Bonnie Chapman, 20, also spoke out Wednesday regarding the loss of life of her mother. 

“Indulge in you eternally mother. You’ve got a halo now,” Bonnie, 20, tweeted, including on Instagram: “So thankful to name you my mother. Relaxation In Peace… I treasure you so grand.”

Bonnie – no doubt one of 12 younger folk that Beth and Duane raised together, in step with their skilled net field – promised that she will “on no account forget you, mama.”

“You had been such a solid lady, and you taught me to the least bit times be solid,” she tweeted. “You had been solid for everybody, and you taught me it’s k to let lunge.”

I’ll on no account forget you, mama. You had been such a solid lady, and you taught me to the least bit times be solid. You had been solid for everybody, and you taught me it’s k to let lunge.

— Bonnie Chapman (@Bonniejoc) June 26, 2019

Bonnie shared a image of her dad and mother, writing, “So thankful I got your dazzling smile.”

“I’d on no account opinion I’d lose my mother at 20. I suggested her I believed she had a couple years left, however in her eyes she disagreed,” the couple’s youngest daughter wrote in one more tweet. 

Chapman was placed in a medically prompted coma over the weekend after being taken to the intensive care unit at Queen’s Medical Center in Hawaii.

The family’s lawyer, Andrew Brettler, suggested USA TODAY on Monday that relatives had been along with her at the sanatorium, the build she was in a “very serious” situation. 

Bonnie tweeted a image of herself maintaining Chapman’s hand the day prior to she died. “Indulge in you,” she captioned the emotional image Tuesday. 

Wednesday on Twitter, Duane confirmed his wife’s loss of life: “It’s 5:32 in Hawaii, here’s the time she would wake up to head hike Koko Head mountain. Most productive at present time, she hiked the stairway to heaven. We all treasure you, Beth. Witness you on the loads of facet.”

Bonnie took a minute to disgrace trolls who talked negatively about her late mother.

“For those talking (expletive) about my mother after her loss of life, disgrace on you,” she tweeted. “My mother was a person and doesn’t must be degraded on memoir of ANY of her or my father’s past. My mother fought for girls’s rights and was the kindest lady.”

Extra: Beth and Duane ‘Dog’ Chapman remain ‘Sooooo in treasure’ while she battles cancer

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