Minnesota siblings wanted to get in the “last word” in regards to a “revenge obituary” they wrote for their mother who abandoned them as children.
Jay Dehmalo, 58, did not hold back from defending his nasty obituary about his mother Kathleen Demhlow who died on May 31, he told the Daily Mail. Dehmalo penned the obituary alongside his sister Gina, 60, who got a picture of her 80-year-old mother from her cousin. The siblings originally were abandoned by their mother in 1962 after she ran off to California after getting pregnant by their father’s brother. (RELATED: Grandmother Befriended Lookalike, Killed Her And Stole Her ID, Police Say)
“You can’t believe the dysfunction of the family,” Dehmalo said. “They’ll never know what we went through but it helped us [to write this]. We wanted to finally get the last word.” (RELATED: Gunman Tries To Rob Kids, Families Outside A School — Runs Into Pistol-Packing Mother)
“I’ve got calls from buddies who’ve said, ‘We didn’t know she’d left you. We thought she’d died in a car crash or something,'” he said. (RELATED: Seventy-Year-Old Grandma Lights Up Alleged Home Intruder, Leaves Him Hospitalized)
Dehmalo’s obituary said, “She will not be missed by Gina and Jay, and they understand that this world is a better place without her.” The obituary also noted that Kathleen Demhlow “will now face judgment,” according to the New York Post.
The obituary appeared online on the Redwood Falls Gazette Monday after being rejected by a Springfield newspaper due to its offensive content.
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