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Dr. Guenter B. Finke
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Obituary for Dr. Guenter B. Finke

Dr. Guenter B. Finke, 87, passed away suddenly on Monday, October 23, 2017. He was a resident of Cherry Hill for over 50 years and a current resident of The Evergreens in Moorestown, NJ.  He was the devoted father of Pia Annukka Ems (Steven) of Moorestown, NJ, Peter Finke of Espoo, Finland and Annette Cseri of New Hope, PA. He was a doting and inspiring grandfather to his grandchildren Derek, Tyler and Connor Ems, Alexandra and Ferenc Cseri. He is also survived by his 2 sisters Ursula Greisbach and Magrit Klossika and many other relatives in Finland, Sweden, and Germany.

Dr. Finke was born in Minden, Germany. He was a physicist specializing in metallurgy and was also a pioneer in magnetic materials and the transformer industry with Magnetic Metals in Camden, NJ.  Dr. Finke was also an inventor with several patents.  Dr. Finke devoted his entire career to the soft magnetic materials for the power transformation industry. He not only made materials for the higher power efficiency energy conversions possible but also ensured them available to everyone on earth.

Dr. Finke was a long time member of the German Society of Pennsylvania, a long time member of Cherry Valley Swim Club where he participated in many Masters Swim Meets. He enjoyed many hobbies such as gardening, opera, classical music and planning trips abroad.

Friends and relatives will gather on Wednesday November 22, 2017 from 10 to 10:45 AM at Saint Matthew Lutheran Church, 318 Chester Ave. Moorestown, NJ 08057. Funeral Service 11 AM. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the German Society of Pennsylvania, 611 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia PA 19123 C/O endowment fund.


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Gathering

Wednesday

22

Nov

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM
St. Matthew Lutheran Church

318 Chester Avenue
Moorestown, NJ 08057

Service

Wednesday

22

Nov

11:00 AM
St. Matthew Lutheran Church

318 Chester Avenue
Moorestown, NJ 08057


Memorial Contribution

German Society of Philadelphia

611 Spring Garden Street, Philadelphia, PA 19123
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