'I'm so grateful Wolfie and I were able to hold you in your last moments'By CBSLA Staff

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Valerie Bertinelli took to Twitter on Tuesday evening to share a touching message to her late ex-husband Eddie Van Halen.

The actress and television personality shared an image of herself with Van Halen and their son Wolf with a caption saying, “40 years ago you changed my life forever when I met you. You gave me the one true light in my life, our son, Wolfgang.”

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She continued, “Through all your challenging treatments for lung cancer, you kept your gorgeous spirit and that impish grin. I’m so grateful Wolfie and I were able to hold you in your last moments.”

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“I will see you in our next life my love,” she wrote.

Van Halen and Bertinelli were married for 26 years before getting divorced in 2007.

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Van Halen, who grew up in Pasadena, died at age 65 Tuesday following a long battle with cancer.