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Jakarta Post

Veteran comedian laid to rest

  • The Jakarta Post

Jakarta   /   Sat, March 28 2009   /  01:42 pm

In the last days of his life, veteran comedian Timbul Suhardi said he was tired of the hospital and wanted to go home to rest. His wish was granted: He did go home and get his rest, but an eternal one in God's sanctuary. "Dad asked us many times to bring him back home. He said, *Please, take me home ... I'm tired ... I want my rest'," said Teguh Sunardi, Timbul's son. On Thursday March 26, a few hours after his final request, Timbul left his beloved family, friends and fans, at the age of 66. Timbul, his son said, had been suffering from diabetes, high cholesterol and hyperuricemia, and had been receiving treatment at Pelni Hospital in West Jakarta for around two months. Timbul's wife Sukarti said her husband always looked worried during his hospital stay. "*My husband* got angry every time we left his room. He didn't want to be left al...