Catherina van Duren

 

 

Age: 81

 

Summary: Dutch-born pensioner who was among one of more than 50 Australian tourists reported missing and presumed dead in the devastating South Asian Tsunami that swept across the Indian Ocean and killed over 2,300+ people during the tidal wave while she was on an annual holiday with her longtime companion Jan Rappanage at a beachfront resort in Thailand.

 

 

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

 

Born: 1923

 

Died: December 26, 2004

 

Location: Phuket, Thailand