A Minnesota man’s obituary claims he died final week after the Vikings succumbed to a Monday Evening Soccer defeat in opposition to the Seattle Seahawks.
John J. Ford, of Plymouth, “handed away surrounded by household on December 2nd after the Vikings allowed 17 unanswered factors,” his obituary, revealed within the Star Tribune on Thursday, joked.
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The Minnesota Vikings led 17-10 at half-time, however that lead was worn out within the third quarter when Seahawks tailback Rashaad Penny tied the sport with a 1-yard run, earlier than a Jason Myers area objective put the Seahawks 20-17 up.
Russell Wilson then related with David Moore for a 60-yard cross with 5 seconds left within the quarter to present them a 27-17 lead. Rubbing salt into the wound, the Hawks then went 34-17 up early within the fourth quarter, earlier than the Vikings crept again into it.
Finally, the Vikings misplaced 37-30, though they rebounded this previous weekend with a 20-7 victory over the Detroit Lions. Their document at the moment stands at 9-4, one sport behind the Seahawks at 10-3. Each groups at the moment occupy NFC wildcard slots.
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The 86-year-old soccer fan, who was born and raised in Buffalo, N.Y., beloved the Minnesota Vikings, as well as to Notre Dame, golf and a “good cigar.”
Ford’s obituary states he served as a 1st Lieutenant within the U.S. Military as a paratrooper with the first Airborne Battle Group, 187th Infantry. He labored in varied enterprise govt positions earlier than opening up his personal firm, JFR Advertising and marketing, within the mid-1980s, his household stated.
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Ford leaves behind a spouse, youngsters and grandchildren who “stuffed his life with pleasure.” His funeral happened Friday.