Katharina Wohlgenannt was born on 11 August 1874
/ Austria (around 10 km
away from the eastern end of the Bodensee Lake).
Because of her psychiatric illness she was sent to the mental home "Irrenanstalt
(in Vorarlberg / Austria) on 17 December 1932
|Gekrat Bus *
In course of the euthanasia Aktion T4
Katharina Wohlgenannt was picked up at
on 10 February 1941
classified her as being schizophrenic.
A grey GEKRAT
bus brought her, together with other patients, to
There she was gassed the same day.
|Valduna Mental Home *
Five T4-transports left Valduna
because this mental home should be converted
into a military hospital. Two transports (10 February and 17 March 1941
were sent directly to
, the other ones at first to intermediate mental homes.
Katharina Wohlgenannt belonged to the first transport.
As usual, the ashes of the victims were mixed and filled into urns. These urns were
sent to the relatives. Katharina Wohlgenannt's urn was found probably in
(German town at the Bodensee Lake) after the war.
Dr. I. Böhler, Innsbruck University / Austria
Dr. W. Bundschuh, Johann August Malin Gesellschaft
Vorarlberg / Austria
Dr. G. Egger-Kiermayr, Dornbirn / Austria
G. and H. Wohlgenannt, Dornbirn / Austria
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