Edgar von Rosenberg
June 8, 1928 - March 11, 2006
Edgar (Tiny) Von Rosenbery, Professional Engineer, was born in Temple TX, June 8, 1928 and passed away in Houston, TX. on March 11, 2006 from complications surrounding a hip injury.
He is survived by his wife, Jean, of almost 58 years, his son and daughter in law Kirk and Stephanie Von Rosenberg of Atlanta GA. and grandchildren Tom and Emily. His brother Ray resides in Temple, Texas.
A member of Houston's First United Methodist Church (Westchase) Ed was a 1948 graduate of Texas A&M and a member of the Corps of Cadets. He had an illustrious career in the oil industry originally in manufacturing and service companies and later at Exxon Production and Research Company as Senior Research Scientist. Still later he formed his own well regarded consulting practice.
He held 9 US patents and was nationally and internationally recognized as an expert in pipelines and welding. He was active in ASTM, AWS, ASM, API, ISO and other Technical and Professional organizations. He served for many years chairman of the AGA Pipeline Research Committee NG 18 and as Chairman Emeritus of API 1104. Ed founded a scholarship foundation, Von Rosenberg Scholarship Foundation, to support college students based on merit.
In lieu of flowers, donations for the foundation is requested in care of the family (at 8502 Dashwood, Houston Texas 77036.) Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 15, 2006 at 10:00 A.M. in the Chapel at Memorial Oaks Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 6-8 pm Tuesday at the funeral home.
Published in Houston Chronicle on Mar. 13, 2006