With sadness, love and profound gratitude, the family of Robert A. Baten announce his passing on Sunday, January 22, 2023. Robert was born to Allen and Marjorie Baten on January 25, 1946 in Houston, Texas. Robert was a brilliant engineer, graduating from Texas Tech with a degree in psychology. He worked for many years in oil and gas and power generation. He had a natural ability to solve complex problems with new innovative solutions. Robert was awarded 17 patents throughout the years.
Robert leaves behind his wife, Ruth Baten, daughter Barbra Campbell, son Robert B. Baten, son Joshua Perales, grandchildren Michelle, Melissa, Robert, Atlantis, Duncan, Tristan and Gabriella, great grandchildren Isla and Malcom. Robert also leaves behind a sister Jerry and brother Clay, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
As many know, Robert loved animals and was an animal advocate for many years. In lieu of flowers, if you would prefer to make a donation to his favorite charity in his honor, you may donate to www.baytownhumanesociety.org.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 28, 2023 at Rosewood Funeral Home, 17404 West Lake Houston Parkway, Humble, Texas 77346. (281) 441-2171. Immediate family viewing will be from 10:30 am – 11:00 am. General viewing from 11:00 am – Noon. Service from Noon – 1:00 pm. Immediately after the service, a celebration of life gathering will be held at the Baten residence at 1125 Commons Vista Dr, Huffman, TX 77336.