Kevin and Kristina did just what they were told but sadly found out that Catherine had passed away just a few years ago in 2014.
Still the story was so sweet that it did bring them a moment of fame in their hometown! Luckily, the pair was able to get in touch with Catherine's children, who no doubt appreciated the special memory of their mother.
Here is that video where the couple shared their discovery with the local news!
Home renovation stories are usually filled with boring details and the only surprises that come along are budget shortfalls. But in Kevin and Kristina's case, they had a happy distraction in the found note that added a bit more personality and history to their home!
Perhaps, it can be considered their first housewarming present 82 years in the making, from a guest who loved the house as much as they are about to!