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From: Ellen Ballas <>
Subject: Unidentified subject!
Date: Sat, 25 Sep 1999 11:02:31 -0700 (PDT)

Since we have been talking about obits so much,
thought we might as well add this one to our list.
Enjoy, Ellen (ETHS)

Date: Friday, September 17, 1999 10:46 AM
> Doughboy Dead at 71...
> Veteran Pillsbury spokesman Pop N. Fresh, died
> yesterday of a severe yeast infection. He was 71.
> Fresh was buried in one of the largest funeral
> ceremonies in recent years.
> Dozens of celebrities turned out including:
> Mrs.Butterworth, the California Raisins, Hungry
> Betty Crocker and the Hostess Twinkies.
> The gravesite was piled high with flours and
> longtime friend, Aunt Jemima, delivered the eulogy,
> describing Fresh as a man who "never knew how
> much he was kneaded."
> Fresh rose quickly in show business, but his
> later life was filled with many turnovers. He was
> considered a very smart cookie, squandering much of
> his dough on half-baked schemes.
> Still, even as a crusty old man, he was a roll model
> for millions. Fresh is survived by his second wife.
> They have two children and one in the oven.
> The funeral was held at 3:50 for about 20 minutes.


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