Channel 2 Crew

Retired and Former Employees of KPRC-TV

If you have any news about former employees please pass it along to the crew committee. An email address is on the contact page. A list of former Channel Two Employees who have passed away can be found at our Memoriam Page.

Art Biggs



Marion Arthur “Art” Biggs passed away on Thursday, May 26th. Art was Chief Engineer at Channel Two. He retired in mid ’90s.

In remembrance, contributions may be sent to Christian Community Service Center, P.O. Box 27924, Houston, Tx, 77227 or to St. Luke’s United Methodist Church.




Thelma Schoettker




Mary Thelma Schoettker, one of the early on-air personalities of Channel Two, passed away on Wednesday, March 30th in Cinncinnati, Ohio. Funeral services will be private.




Don Saenger



Don Saenger, a retired engineer at Channel Two, passed away on Wednesday, October 7, 2015.  Don was a long time employee and friend to everyone.

A memorial service was held October 10th at Faith Lutheran Church in Woodville, Texas.



Velma Wiggins

Velma Wiggins


It was a surprise hearing that Velma Wiggins, passed away early Thursday morning. She had attended the annual Channel 2 Crew party just over two weeks before.  Velma worked at Channel Two as Administrative Assistant to the Vice President/Operations Manager. She retired in 1989 after 25 years. All of us who knew her will miss her.



Claude Burrows



Sadly we report that Claude Burrows passed away on Monday, February 9th. Claude was a long time engineer at Channel Two and known and admired by everyone.

Claude was one of the first engineers employed at Channel Two. He spent 41 years working there and mentoring those of us who came later. Claude was also a talented musician, both writing and performing. Even recently he was still playing with the Lone Star Symphonic Band and serving on it’s Board of Directors.  He will be missed by many.