John Arft

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John Arft, of Jackson, passed away on Wednesday, June 19, 2013 at his home, at age 75.

Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Ginny; children, Lorre (Dean) Bournay of Northville, David of Rochester, N.Y.; four grandchildren; step-mother, Lillian Arft of Jackson; twin sister, Sonja Arft of St. Clair Shores. Preceded in death by his parents, Raymond and Irene (Kikolski) Arft Sr.; and a brother, Raymond Arft Jr. John was well known around Jackson through various affiliations and as owner of Arco Bookkeeping and Tax Service.

He was a graduate of Tecumseh High School and Cleary College. John’s family received friends on Saturday, June 22, 2013, at Sycamore Baptist Church from 9:30 a.m. until the time of services at 11 a.m.

Private interment has taken place in Brookside Cemetery in Tecumseh. Lauer Family Funeral Homes in Jackson was entrusted to care for the family.

In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate contributions to Sycamore Baptist Church. Please share a memory with John’s family at

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