Satyanarayana Segu, 83 years old, of Srinivaspur, India, passed away on November 2nd, 2020, in Missouri City, Texas, surrounded by his family.
A private wake for his immediate family will occur from 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm on November 3rd, 2020, at East Haven Funeral Home. Cremation and pooja ceremony to follow.
Satyanarayana (Saty) Segu was born in Srinivaspur, India, to Muddaiah Setty and Bhagya Lakshmamma Segu on October 22nd, 1937. He married Indumathi Katta on August 28th, 1964, in Hindupur, India. He graduated from the University of Mysore, Bangalore, India, in 1961 with a Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering. He left India with just $10 in his pocket in search of a better life in Germany. In 1964 he earned a Master’s of Welding Engineering from the Welding Research Institute in Hamburg, Germany.
Throughout his 50-year career, he became a respected professional in his field and worked with prestigious companies such as Fluor Daniel, Halliburton, Worley Parsons, and Shaw, to name a few. He thrived on utilizing his expertise to troubleshoot for clientele around the globe. He was a valued member of the American Welding Society, Association for Professional Engineers, and the National Association of Corrosion Engineers.
He enjoyed his morning coffee, playing tennis, winning an intense poker game, watching Judge Judy and Shark Tank, tutoring his grandchildren, planning lavish family vacations, and giving sentimental greeting cards on special occasions. He enthusiastically watched professional sports, especially the championship games.
Saty Segu was the youngest of nine siblings. He is survived by his beloved wife of 56 years, Indumathi Segu, and his three children: Padhmalatha Segu, Sunil Segu, Bhagya Segu, and granddaughters Neela Pirwani and Maya Pirwani.
Please consider a donation in Saty Segu's name to the UH Eye Center in the Heights https://fervfoundation.org/test-donate/ which provides comprehensive eye care to underserved families. Donations are accepted through the Foundation for Education & Research in Vision (FERV).
The Segu family extends their sincere thanks to all the caregivers, doctors, nurses, friends, and well-wishers, who lifted his spirits during his final days.
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