North Dakota Man Has the Best Obituary Ever

August 20, 2015 Updated: December 14, 2017

A North Dakota man’s obituary is short and sweet.

In The Forum newspaper on July 1, Douglas Legler (who died on June 27) had the obituary, “Doug Died.”

And no, that isn’t a mistake, his daughter told

“He said over and over, when I die I want my obituary to just say ‘Doug Died,'” Janet Stoll, the daughter, was quoted as saying.

“(Other people’s obituaries) would say ‘he was the president of this, a director of this’ and Dad would say, ‘What, couldn’t they hold down a job?'”

According to another report from the newspaper, Legler lived a good life. He drove for Nash Finch, was a singer, a car enthusiast, and loved jokes (obviously).

“He was very lighthearted and had a great sense of humor,” Stoll said. “He was very quick-witted, and funny. He was one of a kind, he really was. Everyone loved him that met him.”