Talk about piling on.
In an obituary printed Thursday in the Spokesman-Review, the family of Michael Sven Vedvik wrote that the 53-year-old died in his Washington state home of a heart attack hours after the game. The last line of the obit does not mince words: "We blame the Seahawks' lousy play call for Mike's untimely demise."
Seattle lost, 28-24, when the Patriots intercepted a pass at the goal line. The Seahawks, especially Coach
As it turns out, the obituary, while real, was also a bit of fun.
Stephanie Vedvik told the Spokesman-Review that, yes, her husband did die of a heart attack hours after the game, but he had taped the game and not seen it yet at the time of his death.
Stephanie told the paper Vedvik's brother-in-law added the last line in the obit, which she approved.
"My husband would have thought it was hysterical," she said. "If I had read this obituary to my husband about somebody else, he would have had a laugh."