Werner Gustav Doehner

Werner Gustav Doehner

Birth
Darmstadt, Stadtkreis Darmstadt, Hessen, Germany
Death 8 Nov 2019 (aged 90)
Laconia, Belknap County, New Hampshire, USA
Burial Cremated
Memorial ID 204739712 · View Source
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Werner was the son of Hermann and Matilde (Schiele) Doehner. He was the last living survivor of the Zeppelin Hindenburg disaster on May 6, 1937. He spent his childhood in Mexico City, Mexico where his father was general manager of Beick, Felix, and Co. (Pharmaceutical). He later married Elin Doehner on July 21, 1967 in Essen, Germany, who moved with him to Mexico City. In 1984 they, along with their son, Bernard Doehner, moved to the United States to work for General Electric as an electrical engineer. Werner was a hardworking and caring family man who worked as an electrical engineer in Mexico, Ecuador, and the United States, and retired from New England Electric System (Westborough, MA) in 1999. He moved to Parachute, CO for retirement in 2001, and was a member of Emanuel Lutheran Church in Rifle, CO until Elin and he moved to Laconia, NH in May of 2018, where they became members of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. He is survived by his wife, Elin, after 52 years marriage, and son, Bernie.


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  • Created by: Connie Lagasse Russell
  • Added: 15 Nov 2019
  • Find A Grave Memorial 204739712
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Werner Gustav Doehner (14 Mar 1929–8 Nov 2019), Find A Grave Memorial no. 204739712, ; Maintained by Connie Lagasse Russell (contributor 47359327) Cremated.