Sister Bernadette Koelmeyer



Age: 72


Summary: Roman Catholic nun with Sisters of Charity of Jesus and Mary Monastery at St. Mary's Convent in Matara, Sri Lanka 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 participating in a holy communion service at the church in Sri Lanka.



Cause of Death: Drowned after being struck by a tsunami


Born: 1932


Died: December 26, 2004


Location: Tissamaharama, Sri Lanka