Michael Anthony Ogden, 48, died peacefully on November 19, 2011, surrounded by loving family and friends, after a courageous 11-year battle with Leukemia. He was the oldest of 3 children, born to Tony & Bo Ogden, on October 10, 1963 in San Antonio, Tx.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Tony & Mary Louise Ogden and Al & Dorothy Braun, all of San Antonio. Michael is survived by the love of his life, Colleen Reed Ogden and daughters, Casie & Kylie Ogden; parents Tony & Bo Ogden; brother Carl Ogden and wife, Lynne; sister Suzanne Rodriguez and husband Jessie; and many nieces & nephews.
Michael attended St. Pius V Catholic School and Pasadena High School. He graduated in 1982 and promptly became a Proud Texas Aggie! Michael earned both Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Civil Engineering from Texas A & M University in 1987 and 1989. After graduating, he worked for the Texas Transportation Institute, an affiliate of the Texas A & M system. In 1998, he joined Klotz and Associates, becoming Senior Vice-President in 2009. Michael was an extremely active member of the Institute of Transportation Engineers, sat on the Advisory Council for the Dept. of Civil Engineering at Prairie View A & M; was on the Board of Directors for the Houston Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, and donated time with the MD Anderson Volunteer Network. Michael was also a Past President of Baytran and a member of the Knights of Columbus.
A Funeral mass was held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 23, 2011, at St. Helen's Catholic Church, 2209 Old Alvin Road, Pearland, Tx. 77581.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests donations be made to the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society of Houston, 5005 Mitchelldale St., Suite 115, Houston, Tx. 77092.