Elke Rolle


Age: 48

Summary: director of public relations at the German subsidiary of the Swiss hearing aid manufacturer Phonak Deutschland AG in Stuttgart, 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 a month-long holiday along with her elderly mother Christa Rolle at a beachfront resort in Thailand.

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

Born: August 11, 1956

Died: December 26, 2004

Khao Lak, Thailand