A woman stranded for two weeks in her car in the Southern California desert says she forgave her husband for making a wrong turn and was prepared to die with him.

The Press Enterprise reported Saturday (http://bit.ly/1Trh1hs ) that Dianna Bedwell, 68, said her husband sent angels to save her after he died during the May ordeal.

Bedwell made the remarks Friday after a memorial service for 79-year-old Cecil Knutson.

Knutson died a week before off-roaders found Bedwell in the car May 24 on a remote dirt road.

The couple was driving from a casino to a son's home for Mother's Day when Knutson took a wrong turn and they got stuck.

Bedwell says her husband of 29 years was sweet and kind in his last days and died in his sleep.

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Information from: The Press-Enterprise, http://www.pe.com