1. This obituary appeared in the Kansas City Star on Sunday.
Congrats to Loren G. “Sam” Lickteig for the greatest opening line of an obituary that’s ever happened: “[He] passed away on Nov. 14, 2012 of complications from MS and heartbreaking disappointment caused by the Kansas City Chiefs football team.” When reached for comment, Romeo Crennel nodded solemnly while wiping a tear from Matt Cassel’s eye.
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