Summary: retired Air Force colonel and the first executive director of the Retired Senior Volunteer Program in Gulfport, Mississippi who was reportedly hospitalized in critical condition at an intensive care unit from blunt-force traumatic injuries suffered after he apparently cut his arm while he and his son Tim Kriehn rode out the storm in their flooded Biloxi, Mississippi house during the devastating Hurricane Katrina tropical cyclone that struck the southeastern United States in late August 2005 causing unprecedented death and destruction along the U.S. Gulf Coast with the highest number of lives lost and the most severe damage took place mostly in New Orleans, Louisiana where the flood protection system failed, in which it was ranked as one of the five deadliest hurricanes and the costliest natural disaster in the history of the United States.
Cause of Death: Injuries sustained in the floodwaters during Hurricane Katrina
Born: April 20, 1916
Died: August 31, 2005
Location: Biloxi, Mississippi