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Kenneth Ray Staats

Resident of Emerald Hills, CA

51, passed away 7/29/12 of a heart attack. He was the son of the late Ray Staats; is survived by his wife, Elaine Pottinger Staats; parents, Loanne & Lutz Leimroth; siblings, Norine Occhipinti, Colleen Zoccoli, Eileen Staats, Kirsten and Stephan Leimroth; and 18 nieces and nephews. Kenneth graduated with honors, as a member of Chi Epsilon, from San Jose State Univ. as a Civil Engineer. Kenneth founded Engineering Design and Construction, which his nephew, Bryan Talmadge, will continue. He loved his family, as well as fishing, scuba diving, and boating. Kenneth had recently obtained his Captain's license. He had a generous heart, love of life and a sense of humor we all will miss.

A memorial SJSU scholarship fund has been created in his name. Please make checks payable to, Tower Foundation of SJSU and send to EDC, 3770 Almond Ct., Castro Valley CA 94546. The Memorial will be Sunday, Aug. 26 at 2:00pm at St. Thomas of Canterbury, 1522 McCoy Ave., in San Jose, CA.
Published in San Jose Mercury News/San Mateo County Times on Aug. 19, 2012
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