Machette, Howard Everette, Birmingham, MI, Formerly of Saginaw, Michigan

Passed away March 15, 2012, at St. Joseph Hospital in Pontiac. Howard was born December 18, 1936, in Saginaw to the late Everette and Evelyn Machette. He graduated from Arthur Hill High School in 1956. He attended University of Michigan where he received a Master’s in Arts and a Bachelor’s of Science in Design. He taught in the Birmingham School System for 25 years. Howard loved planting flowers in his yard. He enjoyed antiques and traveling to countries around the world. He is survived by his brother, Gary (Mary Sue) Machette; nieces and nephews, Scott (Lisa) Machette, Troy (Kimberly) Machette, Taylor Lynn, Tracy Carter, Lee Ann (Daniel) Sherman, Kurt Munger, Madeline and Joshua Sherman; special friends, Mike Yosick, Cathy Ciccone, Joann Weston; and his cat Misha. He was predeceased by his sister Peggy Ann Munger and his grandparents, John and Anna Figger. Memorial visitation will take place on Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 1:00-3:00 p.m. at W. L. Case & Company, 4480 Mackinaw Road. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Michigan Lyme Disease Association, 35431 Brush St., Wayne, MI 48184.