92-Year-Old Man Writes His Own 3-Word Obituary

Several articles have been posted here about humorous obituaries, many of the written by the deceased in advance of the “final event.” Now Stig Kernell, a Swedish resident, gave his funeral home instructions before he died on April 6, and the funeral home followed through, publishing the 3-word obituary in two newspapers on Saturday.

Stig Kernell’s obituary, published in newspaper Dagens Nyheter, states “I Am Dead.”

Well, that DOES sum it up.

Radio Sweden reports that Lars-Åke Kernell, Stig’s son, told the Expressen, “He felt that not much else needed to be said, just ‘I am dead.’” The nonagenarian died on April 6 and just didn’t want to make a big deal of his own passing.


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