JEROME, MI —Martin L. Burch, 75, founder of Burch Industries Inc., a manufacturer of egg-holding room coolers and other types of commercial refrigeration equipment, died at Foote Hospital in Jackson, MI.

Mr. Burch founded Burch Industries in Somerset, MI, in 1964. He owned and operated the company until his retirement in 1987. He previously was president of Taylor-Burch Co., Jackson, MI.

Mr. Jackson is survived by his wife Janet, daughter Diana Lallathin, two granddaughters, and one great-granddaughter.