Elfriede Birkenbach Wilson

As a Georgia resident for more than 40 years and a naturalized U.S. citizen, Bavarian-born Elfriede Wilson felt she belonged here. Still, she cherished the language, folk music and religious traditions of her native country, and they gave a distinctly Germanic flavor to her life. Read the news obituary.

Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Jan. 11, 2014