Publicist: Casey Kasem To Be Buried In Norway, Against Wishes Of His Children

A publicist for Casey Kasem's daughter says the wife of the late radio personality plans to bury him in Norway.

Danny Deraney, a publicist for Kerri Kasem, told The Associated Press on Friday that it was unclear when the burial might occur.

Teruyuki Olsen, a lawyer for Jean Kasem, did not return an email seeking comment.

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Deraney says Kasem's children are working with a private investigator but have few legal options to prevent the overseas burial.

The Norwegian newspaper VG reported that Kasem was to be buried in Oslo.

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Kasem, the host of "American Top 40," died on June 15 at a hospital in Gig Harbor, Washington. He was 82 and suffering from dementia. His death followed a lengthy battle over his care between his wife Jean Kasem and his three adult children from his first marriage.

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