Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Instead of a traditional obituary, Sweden’s Stig Kernell instead published one simple line: “I am dead.”
Kernell was 92 when he passed. His son said he had a great sense of humor and wasn’t afraid of death. Although Kernell wanted to keep his obit simple, newspapers around the world picked up on this odd obit, probably giving Kernell’s death much more acknowledgement than he intended.
See Man’s Three-Word Obit Goes Viral, AOL, Apr. 14, 2014.
Special thanks to David S. Luber (Florida Probate Attorney) for bringing this article to my attention.