James Peter Teschner, of Chicago/formerly Hinsdale, Illinois. Born 1931, at rest December 11, 2017. Son of the late Paul A. and Helen B. Teschner. Loving husband of Mary, nee Gill, of Chicago. Dear father of Laurie (Kevin) Adams, Peter (Gloria), Amy Teschner (Anthony Hurtig) and Katherine (James) Nelson. Grandfather of Gretchen and Brian Adams, Akia Pacheco, Gill and Mae Hurtig and Charlotte and Sam Nelson. Great-grandfather of 3. Brother of Thomas Teschner, Sara Teschner Amrein, Susan Teschner Wagner and the late Paul, Jane, Patricia and John Teschner.
Former editor and publisher of The Doings Newspapers, Inc., Hinsdale-based West Suburban community newspapers; avid golfer and former member Ruth Lake Country Club (Hinsdale) and Naples Beach Hotel and Golf Club (Florida); former member of multiple national and regional newspaper associations including the DuPage Publishers Association; member of The Church of the Holy Nativity (Episcopal), Clarendon Hills. Attended York High School, Elmhurst, Illinois, and Elmhurst College.
A memorial service will take place at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Adolf Funeral Home, 7000 S. Madison St., Willowbrook, IL 60527. Memorials in lieu of flowers are requested to HCS Family Services, Hinsdale (hcsfamilyservices.org).