John Edward Boda (1886-1968)

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John Edward Boda
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John & Anna Boda
Born: 25 Jan 1886 Saginaw, Michigan
Died: 15 Oct 1968 Lansing, Michigan
Father: Daniel Boda
Mother: Anna Gaffney
Siblings: Margaret L. Boda
Mary Boda
Daniel Frank Boda
John Edward Boda
Charlotte Boda
Spouse: Anna Zeferena Parkey
Married: 13 May 1907 Burt Lake, Michigan
Children: Daniel Gilbert Boda
Floyd Boda
Sue Irene Boda
Evelyn Boda
Hazel Boda
Viola Boda
Charlene Boda
Delores Boda


Petoskey News-Review, Wednesday, October 16, 1968:

John E. Boda
Rites Friday

Services for John E. Boda, 82, of Pellston, who died of a heart attack yesterday at his son’s home in Lansing, will be held at St. Clements Church Friday at 11 a.m. Interment will be in St. Clements Cemetery at Pellston.

He was born January 25, 1886, in Saginaw and his family moved to Emmet county when he was 14.

In 1908, he married Anna Parkey, at Burt Lake St. Mary’s Church and they made their home in the Pellston area.

Mr. Boda was a member of St. Clements Church.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Daniel, of Pellston and Floyd of Lansing; six daughters, Sue Boda, of Parnell, Mrs. Joseph (Evelyn) Massey, of Detroit, Mrs. Hames (Hazel) Kline, of Lansing, Mrs. David (Viola) Warren, of Ypsilanti, Mrs. William (Charlene) Scott, of Lansing and Delores Boda, of Pellston; 40 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; a sister, Mrs. Charlotte Martell, of Pellston.

The rosary will be recirted Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at the Quonset Hut in Pellston.

The body is at the Stone Funeral Home where friends may call.


  • Name Variants: John Edmund, John Bada
Groom's Name: John Bada
Groom's Age: 21 years
Groom's Birth Date: 1886
Groom's Birthplace: Saginaw, Michigan
Groom's Father: Dan Bada
Groom's Mother: Anna Goffning
Bride's Name: Anna Porkey
Bride's Age: 20 years
Bride's Birth Date: 1887
Bride's Birthplace: Burt Tp Michigan
Bride's Father: Jas. Porkey
Bride's Mother: Susan Schrnaqurt
Marriage Date: 13 May 1907
Marriage Place: Burt Lake, Cheboygan, Michigan
Film Number: 2342677
Digital Folder Number: 4208700
Image Number: 218 Reference
Number: v 1 p 352 rn 1261
  • Marriage: Cheboygan County, Michigan, Return of Marriages:
Page: 352
Number: 1261
License Dated: May 11 1907
Groom: John Boda
Age: 21
Race: White
Residence: Burt Tp M
Birth place: Saginaw M.
Occupation: Laborer
Father: Dan Boda
Mother: Anna Goffning
Bride: Anna Parkey
Age: 20
Race: Ind.
Residence: Burt Tp M
Birth place: Burt Tp
Occupation: At Home
Father: Jos. Parkey
Mother: Susan Schenaquet
Married: May 13, 1907
Place: Burt Lake
By: Innocent Schlueter, Cath Priest
Albert Shenaquet Burt Lake
Eliza Shenaquet Burt Lake M.
  • Death: Emmet County, Michigan, Vital Records Search, Deaths:
BODA, John E
Date of Death: 10/15/1968
Liber: 1968
Folio: 1112
Place of Death: Lansing
Boda, John Edward
Age: 82
Born: 1/25/1886
Died: 10/15/1968
Burial: 10/18/1968
Cemetery: St. Clement, Pellston
Obituary: on file, PNR - 10/16/1968
  • Photo: Steve Sheets from their FindAGrave memorial page