Robert C. Staats

Dec. 20, 2016

Robert C. Staats (BS ELEC EGR '50), Seminole, Florida, died Nov. 17, 2016. He was 91.

A U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, he served on the USS Fulton and the USS Macon in the South Pacific. 

He graduated from Michigan State University with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering in 1950 and worked for Honeywell Avionics for 38 years on the space shuttle program. 

He was a lifetime member of the VFW Post 10094.

He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Joanne; his children, Rachel (John), Jacqueline (Bruce); grandchildren Jack and Robyn; niece, Susan Courtright (Frank); nephew, Steven Strand; and sister-in-law, Jeanne Strand.

Services were Nov. 27. 

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