Summary: German schoolteacher and sister-in-law of German professional football (soccer) midfield player Alf Mintzel 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 Christmas holiday along with her husband Johann Mintzel and the couple's two young daughters Lina and Jule at a beachfront resort in Thailand.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: January 27, 1969
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Khao Lak, Thailand