Summary: Austrian retired professional football player and deputy general manager of the indoor multi-purpose stadium Arena Nova in the Vienna suburb of Wiener Neustadt, Austria who was among one of more than 585 Austrian 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 wife Elfriede Liesbauer at a beachfront resort in Thailand.
Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami
Born: July 20, 1946
Died: December 26, 2004
Location: Khao Lak, Thailand