Tuesday, April 15, 2014
Man's Three-Word Obit Goes Viral
Apr 14th 2014 9:25AM
Frank Sinatra said it best - in the end "I'll do it my way." And that's exactly what one Swedish man did.
Stig Kernell told his local funeral home to forgo the traditional obituary and instead publish one simple line when he finally passed...that line?
"I am dead."
He felt that sufficiently summed it up. His son said he had a great sense of humor, which is reflected in the brief obit. He said it shows his dad wasn't afraid of death.
Kernell was 92 years old when he passed -- if he was hoping to keep his obit simple, it kind of had the opposite effect.
Newspapers around the world picked up the unusual obituary ... giving much more acknowledgement to Kernell's death than he ever intended!