Summary: Italian ice-cream maker and manager of the Italian-run ice cream shop Valentino Eiscafe in the Westphalian city of Werdohl, Germany who was among one of more than 570 Italian 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 he was on a holiday along with his German-born second wife Jutta von Ohle and the couple's teenage daughter Lena von Ohle at a beachfront resort in Thailand.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: July 27, 1950
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Khao Lak, Thailand