Howard Lewis Wiechman, age 83 of Caledonia, formerly of Saginaw, went to be with the Lord Tuesday, November 14, 2017. He was preceded in death by his daughter Rhonda Ghere. He is survived by his wife of 58 years Suzanne; children Edward, Marcy (Bob) Roth, David; grandchildren Michael Roth, Kayla Roth, and Dylan Ghere. After graduating from Saginaw High School in 1953 Howard joined the US Navy and proudly served until 1957. He was a linesman for the C&O Railway for several years, and then worked in product design for Saginaw Steering Gear, retiring in 1999. After his retirement, he and Suzanne moved to Caledonia to be closer to their children and grandchildren. Private services were held by the family. Memorial contributions may be made to West Michigan Humane Society, 3077 Wilson N.W., Grand Rapids, MI 49534.