‘Dying Slowly’: Owner Writes Obituary For His Bowling Alley Due To Pandemic Restrictions

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A small business owner wrote an “obituary” in a Dec. 6 Facebook post about his bowling alley “dying” due to coronavirus.

Steven Klein of Westland, Michigan, does not know if his bowling alley, Vision Lanes, will be able to open, which inspired him to write the farewell on Facebook. (RELATED: The Obituary This Woman Wrote For Her Dog Is Guaranteed To Make You Cry)

“She is barely conscious,” he wrote. “She is dying slowly. She is watching her loyal staff and caretakers go find other sources of income because she can’t provide for her family any longer.”

Vision Lanes temporarily closed March 16 due to Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s stay-at-home order, CNN reported. Klein opened the doors to Vision Lanes on Sept. 4 and enforced the state’s coronavirus restrictions, but had to shut down again on November 16 due to another state mandate, CNN reported.

“Her customers are finding other places to bowl,” Klein wrote. “The people she loves are being forced to bowl in another State just to do what they love doing with her at her house. But, she is not conscious. She is not available to them. She is dying. Something is killing her and she is being told that she needs to be sacrificed. Her death will save lives.”

“She sees the mailbox continue to fill up with bills,” he continued. “Bills that have never stopped coming. The bills are as unrelenting as a shark that smells blood in the water. The end is near.”