Edward passed away Sunday, October 2, 2016 at Borgess Medical Center in Kalamazoo. He was born July 11, 1925 in Allegan the son of John and Nora (Maher) Guider. After graduating from Hopkins High School, Ed served his country in the US Air Force as a pilot during WWII, the Korean War and Vietnam and retired with the rank of Colonel. After WWII, he received his undergraduate degree from Western Michigan University and taught math at Martin High School. While serving in the Air Force he earned his MBA from George Washington University and his Masters in Mathematics from the University of Michigan in order to teach math at the Air Force Academy. In his spare time Ed enjoyed golfing on leagues in Michigan and Florida. On June 30, 1945 at Truax Army Air Field in Madison, WI he married Margaret Shipley who survives. Also surviving are his children, Edward Guider Jr of Arvada, CO, Gary (Sandi) Guider of Pinckney, MI, Michael (Lois) Guider of Oviedo, FL, Kathleen (Scott) Broers of Grand Island, NE and David (Olga) Guider of Alexandria, VA; 10 grandchildren, Mike, Matt, Corrie, Mike Jr., Brian, Eric, Jessica, Trenton, Angela and David; 14 great grandchildren; his sister, Mary Jane Velesz and his cousin, Jack Hennessey. He was preceded in death by his parents and many brothers and sisters-in-law. According to his wishes cremation has taken place. Friends may visit with Edward's family from 5:00 P.M.to 7:00 P.M. on Thursday, October 6, 2016 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego. Burial of Ashes will take place at Arlington National Cemetery at a later time. Contributions in memory of Ed may be made to the Air Force Association (www.AFA.org). Messages of condolence may be posted at www.WinkelFuneralHome.com.