Necromancer old woman who summons the dead to help her out with knitting projects
"Can you fetch me the angora yarn? I’m starting a blanket for our Nancy’s newest."
And then undead Napoleon or Ghengis Khan or whatever just sigh and are like,
"The cream or the lilac?"
"The lilac, dearie."
Nobuyoshi Araki published “Sentimental Journey”, a book of pictures of his wife taken during their honeymoon. When she died a few years later, the Japanese photographer thought that those pictures were the most beautiful present he could ever had.