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Dying Father Requested A Viking Funeral, And Here’s What His Daughter Did
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Dying Father Requested A Viking Funeral, And Here’s What His Daughter Did

It is said that sometimes Vikings “buried” their loved ones by putting their ashes as well as some of their belongings on a ship and setting them on fire. One father requested a Viking funeral, and that’s exactly what he got.

A daughter honored her father’s request by making the foot and a half long boat herself. “He was a man who loved his wine. Got the boat shell & string from a hobby store. Pretty much everything else was made of wine corks & wine boxes. Sealed the bottom then doused it with starter after putting in the ashes,” she wrote. The boat burned in a private lake owned by her dad for hours. What a beautiful way to honor what he wanted.

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“My father had requested a Viking funeral. I honored his request by making the boat myself”

“Set in his ashes & said goodbye”

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Yvonne Bernal
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5 years ago

Bless your heart for going the extra distance to fulfill your daddy's wishes. You are truly a loving daughter.

Tanya Bara
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5 years ago

I'm 48 and I STILL call my father daddy.

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Cassie
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5 years ago

This is awesome!

Samantha Bing
Community Member
5 years ago

How lovely - great way to transition

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Yvonne Bernal
Community Member
5 years ago

Bless your heart for going the extra distance to fulfill your daddy's wishes. You are truly a loving daughter.

Tanya Bara
Community Member
5 years ago

I'm 48 and I STILL call my father daddy.

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Cassie
Community Member
5 years ago

This is awesome!

Samantha Bing
Community Member
5 years ago

How lovely - great way to transition

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