John Bocskay

John A. Bocskay died Friday, January 30, 2015, at his home with his family at his side, under the care of Hospice of Lenawee. He was 67 years of age.
John was born December 3, 1947, in Adrian to Alexander and Sina “Vernett” (Law) Bocskay. He graduated from Deerfield High School in 1966.
In 1974, he married Karla Burguard in Petersburg, Michigan.
John was an active member of the Deerfield Township Volunteer Fire Department, going on 42 years. John liked to hunt and fish and spent time at his cottage on Evans Lake. He retired in 2002 from Ford Motor Company in Saline after 36 years.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by a sister Barb (Lowell) Hottenstein, a brother, Robert (Diane) Bocskay, mother-in-law, Lois Burguard, sister and brother-in-law, Robert and Renee Larzelere, four nephews, three nieces, six great-nephews and seven great-nieces and his dog, Gracie. John was preceded in death by his parents, father-in-law, Carl Burguard and a great-nephew.
Visitation for John will take place from 10 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, February 7, 2015 ,at St. Peters Lutheran Church, Petersburg with services to follow at 12:30 p.m. at the church. Pastor Mark Flory will officiate and participation from the Deerfield Voluntary Fire Department. Cremation has taken place and John’s cremains will be inurned in Pleasant View Cemetery, Petersburg.
The family asks that there please be no flowers. Memorial contributions may be made to the Deerfield Fireman’s Association or to St. Peters Lutheran Church, Petersburg. Envelopes will be available at the church. Condolences to the family may be made at
Arrangements are under the direction of the Anderson-Rudd Funeral Home, Blissfield.