Dr. Udo W. Pooch, PhD, P.E.71, of College Station, passed away on Sunday, August 24 at the College Station Medical Center. His family is following his request to be cremated and no public service. Cremation services are under the care of Callaway-Jones Funeral Home and Crematory.
Born in Berlin, Germany, Udo’s parents are Gerhard and Helen Andrejewski Pooch. He lived in various places including Montreal, Canada, Los Angeles, California and South Bend, Indiana before settling in College Station. Udo served in the United States Marine Corps for a number of years. In 1969 he received his PhD in Theoretical Physics from the University of Notre Dame; he received his Masters Degree in Computer Science from UCLA, in 1963 he received his BS in Physics from the University of California. He authored numerous books and is a Professor Emeritus after teaching for 45 years at Texas A&M University in the Computer Science Department.
Udo will be remembered as a loving son, father and grandfather.
Preceding him in death are his wife and parents.
His survivors include his son, Michael Pooch; his daughter, Nicole and Scott Frederickson; his grandchildren, Ashlee Pooch, Dylan Pooch, Jared Pooch and Victoria Peed and other family and friends.
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