Valerie Bertinelli fondly remembered her late ex-husband Eddie Van Halen with a collection of throwback photos.
On Thursday, the “One Day at a Time” actress, 60, posted a number of snapshots to her Instagram Tales of her time with the legendary guitarist, together with one in all them hugging on the night they first met. She additionally shared a second image from that night — Aug. 28, 1980, in Shreveport, Louisiana — of them smiling for the digicam.
One other reveals the couple hugging on Christmas 1980 and one other of them at the carousel in Central Park in 1993 with their son, Wolfgang, who’s now 29.
Van Halen died earlier this week at age 65 after a protracted battle with most cancers.
He and Bertinelli married in 1981 and parted methods in 2001. The 2 remained good buddies and Van Halen even attended Bertinelli’s marriage ceremony to present husband Tom Vitale.
Upon listening to the information of Van Halen’s passing, she shared a candy household picture, writing alongside it: “40 years in the past my life modified without end once I met you. You gave me the one true mild in my life, our son, Wolfgang.
“By all of your difficult therapies for lung most cancers, you saved your attractive spirit and that impish grin.
“I’m so grateful Wolfie and I have been capable of maintain you in your final moments. I’ll see you in our subsequent life my love.”