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Dr. Siegfried G. Knorr

Dr. Siegfried G. Knorr, Founder and CEO of Colby Instruments, Inc., passed away on March 20, 2005 of sporadic Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease. He was known for his highly innovative designs in the world’s fastest high precision measurement instruments and as a gifted teacher and mentor.

Siegfried loved laughter, time with family, travel, fine wine, and the good things in life. He is survived by his devoted wife, Betty Chang Knorr; his daughters, Katherine Knorr and Rena Chinn; his son-in-law, Victor Chinn; his grandchildren Joshua and Rebecca Chinn; as well as his sister and brother-in-law, Inge and Franz Cornelius; his sister Gitta Skolle-Andersen, and other loving relatives in Germany.

This page was donated by Katherine Knorr and Nathan Uschmann on the occasion of their wedding on October 13, 2007.