84R28686 KSM-D
  By: Hughes H.R. No. 2811
         WHEREAS, A full and generous life drew to a close with the
  passing of Albert Edward Baade Jr. of Tyler on April 6, 2014, at the
  age of 87; and
         WHEREAS, Albert Baade was born in Dallas on April 30, 1926, to
  Albert E. Baade Sr. and Jewell Bryant Baade; he served the United
  States Navy with distinction in the Pacific theater during World
  War II, earning two battle stars for his efforts, and after he
  returned home, he earned his bachelor's degree from Baylor
  University; and
         WHEREAS, Mr. Baade began his career in the oil industry as an
  oil scout, working with his uncle, W. T. Bryant; a respected member
  of the profession, he was a founding member of the East Texas
  Association of Petroleum Landmen and an original board member of
  the Tyler Petroleum Club; later, he was employed as the dean of
  continuing education at Tyler Junior College, where he helped to
  develop and organize a curriculum for the real estate and petroleum
  landman program; and
         WHEREAS, In all his endeavors, Mr. Baade enjoyed the love and
  support of his wife, Elizabeth, with whom he shared 64 years before
  her passing; he was also the proud father of a son, William, and as
  his extended family grew, he delighted in spending time with his
  grandchildren, Brandon, Carolyn, and Alexandra, and his
  great-grandchildren, Savannah and William; and
         WHEREAS, Although Albert Baade is deeply missed, memories of
  his good humor, his enthusiasm, and his quiet strength remain to
  comfort and inspire those he leaves behind; now, therefore, be it
         RESOLVED, That the House of Representatives of the 84th Texas
  Legislature hereby pay tribute to the life of Albert Edward Baade
  Jr. and extend heartfelt sympathy to his loved ones; and, be it
         RESOLVED, That an official copy of this resolution be
  prepared for his family and that when the Texas House of
  Representatives adjourns this day, it do so in memory of Albert