Michael Albert Burchardt, age 69, of Grand Rapids passed away Wednesday, October 14, 2020. He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Diana; children, Samantha (Brian) Patrick, Michael Burchardt; grandchildren, DJ, Benny, Jake; several nieces and nephews and extended family. Michael was a giant of a man with a heart to match. He was a beloved husband, father, and grandfather. He will always be remembered for his belly laughs, biting his finger when deep in thought, and his love for Yellowstone National Park and the great outdoors. Michael served his country in the United States Army as class private E-1 9th maintenance. He retired from Amway in August 2020. Michael was loved by all and will be deeply missed. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.