John W. Bacskai passed away surrounded by his family on March 9, 2020 at the age of 76. John retired as a Waukesha Police Officer after serving 26 years and worked 13 years as a maintenance custodian for Waukesha Public Schools.
John will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 20 years Mary, her son Manolito (Kristy) Kehoss of Pewaukee; granddaughters Taylor Jo and Teagan. John was formerly married to Jan Bacskai and they shared three children: CW4 (Ret.) Jeff (Claudia) of Los Angeles, Joseph (Trish) of Waukesha, Jill Athas of Hartland; grandchildren: Tyler, Meghan, Alyssa, Tim, Dan, Jensen, Nik and Andrew. John is survived by his brother SMSgt (Ret.) Ken of Arizona, preceded in death by his parents Stephen and Ina Bacskai; siblings: Robert, Ann, Michael and Marge.
The services for John are pending. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to Children’s Wisconsin – Milwaukee Hospital, 8915 W Connell Ct, Milwaukee, WI 53226 or AngelsGrace Hospice, N74W35908 Servants Way, Oconomowoc, WI 53066. Our heartfelt thanks to the staff at Angels Grace Hospice, with a special thanks to Pam, Janel, Sandy and Sierra.
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