Jiraporn Henkels


Age: 54

Summary: Thai retired English lecturer at Phuket Technical College in southern Thailand who was among one of more than thousands of people 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 holiday along with her German-born husband Walter Henkels at a beachfront resort in Thailand.

Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami

Born: 1950

Died: December 26, 2004

Khao Lak, Thailand