Walter Heinichen of Otsego passed away Wednesday, August 10, 2022 at Bronson Hospital in Kalamazoo. He was born September 10, 1929 in Chicago, the son of Benjamin and Helen (Winter) Heinichen.
For over 30 years he worked at International Harvester as a machinist until his retirement. Wally was a licensed pilot and loved flying, hunting and boating when they lived on the lake. Wally` had a great sense of humor and was a great story teller. He was member of Peace Lutheran Church in Otsego.
On October 28, 1972 in Winfield, Illinois, he married Chlao Siegwart who survives. Also surviving are several nieces and a great nephew. He was preceded in death by his sisters, Ethel Myers, Helen Thompson and Lorain Horn.
A Graveside service will be held Tuesday, August 16, 2022 at 1:00 P.M. at Mountain Home Cemetery, Otsego with Pastor Nathaniel Timmermann officiating.
Contributions in memory of Wally may be made to Peace Lutheran Church.
Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.