On the lighter side? Tom, that was really sad.
Thomas E. Bryant wrote:
> I received this obituary today. I thought that others might want to
> look at something on the lighter side.
> Happy Labor Day!
> Tom, Redding CA - #216 D/GCC
> It is with the saddest heart that we must pass on the following news.
> Please join us in remembering a great icon of the entertainment community:
> The Pillsbury Doughboy died yesterday of a yeast infection and
> complications from repeated pokes in the belly. He was 71. Doughboy
> was buried in a lightly greased coffin. Dozens of celebrities turned
> out to pay their respects, including Mrs. Butterworth, Hungry Jack, the
> California Raisins, Betty Crocker, the Hostess Twinkies, and Cap'n Crunch.
> The graveside was piled high with flours. Aunt Jemima delivered the
> eulogy and lovingly described Doughboy as a man who never knew how
> much he was kneaded. Doughboy rose quickly in show business, but his
> later life was filled with turnovers. He was not considered a very
> 'smart' cookie, wasting much of his dough on half-baked schemes.
> Despite being a little flaky in his youth and a crusty old man, he was
> considered a roll model for millions. Doughboy is survived by his
> wife, Play Dough; two children, John Dough and Jane Dough; plus the
> bun they had in the
> oven. He is also survived by his elderly father, Pop Tart.
> The funeral was held at 350 for about 20 minutes.
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