Elizabeth von Braun

 

Age: 46

 

Summary: niece of space pioneer and rocket scientist Dr. Wernher von Braun (d. 1977) whose father, Magnus von Braun (d. 2003), contacted U.S. Army troops in 1945 to arrange the surrender of his brother's rocket team during World War II.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

 

Born: August 19, 1960

 

Died: April 28, 2007

 

Location: Gurley, Alabama