Charlotte "Char" Burchett entered into her eternal rest on December 26, 2021 at her home in Kalamazoo. Char was born January 1, 1938 in Kalamazoo, MI, the daughter of Harry and Cora Ekema. She grew up and spent her life in the Alamo area. Char graduated from Otsego High School in 1956. She worked as an Administrative Assistant for State Farm and owned and operated Burchett Quality Tool with her husband until her retirement in 2005. Char enjoyed attending church, Bible studies, taking care of her beautiful flower gardens and being with her family. On May 31, 1957 she was united in marriage to her high school sweetheart, Stanley, who survives. Also surviving are her children, Cheryl (Len) Myers of Martin, Dennis (Patti) Burchett and Darrell (Lora) Burchett both of Kalamazoo; 7 grandchildren, Aaron (Brooke), Alex (Nikki), Andrew (Lindsey), Molly (Jacob), Kristi (Nicholas), Kalie (Tyler) and Shay; 8 great-grandchildren; brother, Arlyn (Shirley) Ekema of Kalamazoo; sister-in-law, Chris Ekema of Mattawan along with many nieces and nephews. Preceding her in death are her parents; infant sister, Beatrice; sister, Jeanne Weessies; and brothers, Roger and Rev. Bernard Ekema. The family appreciates Kim Long and Connie Rose for taking care of Charlotte. Friends may visit with Char's family starting at 10:00 A.M., Thursday, December 30, 2021 at the Winkel Funeral Home, Otsego, until the time of the funeral service at 11:00 A.M., with Pastor Ray Brown officiating. Burial will follow at Alamo Center Cemetery. Contributions in memory of Char may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or Centrica Care Navigators. Messages of condolence may be posted at WinkelFuneralHome.com.