died 25 June 1941 in Bernburg
Stumbling stone Samaritan Institutions, Langewahler Straße 70
Date of stone-laying 2 December 2017
Emma Schrecklein was born in 1923. She lived in different sanatoriums, including the Samaritan Institutions Fürstenwalde/Spree in Ketschendorf. In the course of “Aktion T4”, a mass-murder campaign involving the involuntary euthanasia of sick and disabled people, she was transferred to the State Sanatorium and Mental Hospital in Bernburg on the River Saale. She was murdered there in the euthanasia programme’s killing centre on 25 June 1941.