John "Jack" Templeman
John Raymond (Jack) Templeman, age 86, a resident of Lake Forest since 1972, passed into Eternal Life on April 7, 2018, surrounded by his family.
Preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Patricia (nee Cullen), he is survived by daughter, Mary Lynn (Gerry) Mosciano, son, Brian (Denise) Templeman and grandson, Sam Templeman. Additionally, he is survived by his sisters, Bettye Gray and Barbara Avis, and 30 nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by parents, William and Elizabeth Templeman, sister, Doris Templeman and brother, William Templeman.
Born in Chicago on October 1, 1931, Jack grew up in Lincolnwood. He graduated from Fournier Institute of Technology in 1953 with a BS in Electrical Engineering and the University of Chicago in 1960 with a MBA in Marketing.
He served 2 years in the Korean War in the US Army Special Weapons Branch. After service, he joined Nuclear Chicago Corporation in scientific equipment sales for 11 years. He also worked for a number of other companies in the equipment leasing business. He completed his career with Baxter International and retired in 1998.
During his life, Jack traveled to all 50 US states, frequenting our national parks. He escaped the cold Chicago winters in Siesta Key, FL. He enjoyed fishing and snorkeling many times in Mexico and the Caribbean Islands and several tours through Europe.
In retirement, he spent his time traveling, golfing, fishing and gardening.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Johns Hopkins, The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center, One Charter Center, 100 N. Charles, Baltimore, MD 21201, for pancreatic cancer research in memory of his wife, Patricia Templeman.
Visitation 5:30pm to 7:00pm, Monday, April 16, 2018 at Wenban Funeral Home, 320 Vine Avenue, Lake Forest, IL 60045. Funeral Mass 10:30am, Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at the Church of St. Mary, 175 E. Illinois Rd., Lake Forest, IL 60045. Interment St. Mary Cemetery, Lake Forest. Info: Wenban Funeral Home, (847)234-0022 or www.wenbanfh.com