Obermayer Awardee Guenter Boll dies at 72 #germany

Yvonne Stern <yvstern@...>

Guenter Boll, GerSig member and recipient of the Obermayer German Jewish
History Award in 2002, died in Breisach on New Year's Eve- 31 Dec., 2012.
He was 72.

His research about the Jewish communities of Baden, Alsace, and
northern Switzerland had (and still have) enormous value to Alsatian Jews.

He shared his knowledge and helped many search for their own ancestors.

The death notice was published in the Badische Zeitung on
January 5, 2013.
The funeral will take place on January 18th, 2013.

Yvonne Stern, Rio de Janeiro - Brazil

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