Elfriede Materne



Age: 62


Summary: German cashier at the historic department store Kaufhaus des Westens (KaDeWe) in Berlin, Germany 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 vacation at beachfront resort in Thailand.



Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami


Born: February 14, 1942


Died: December 26, 2004


Location: Phuket, Thailand