Christa Rolle


Age: 71

Summary: German pensioner and mother of Stuttgart-based Phonak Deutschland AG public relations director Elke Rolle who was among one of more than 530 German 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 a month-long holiday along with her adult daughter at a beachfront resort in Thailand.

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

Born: August 7, 1933

Died: December 26, 2004

Khao Lak, Thailand