Daniel C. "Dan" Teachnor, age 65, of Noblesville and formerly of Elwood, passed away Friday, Feb. 2, 2018, at his residence following a courageous 2 year battle with MDS/AML.
Mr. Teachnor was born in Elwood March 25, 1952, to the late Carl and Suzanne (LeChevalier) Teachnor.
He was a 1969 graduate of Wendell L. Willkie High School and then entered into the United States Marine Corps. He served from 1969 to 1975 and then served 7 years in the National Guard. On Nov.17, 1990, he married Patricia A. "Trish" (Pipkin) Teachnor and they shared more than 27 years of marriage together. Mr. Teachnor was a millwright for General Motors for 33 years and retired in July of 2008. He was a member of the White River Christian Church in Noblesville where he was baptized in September 2013. Mr. Teachnor was led to Christ by his friend Sally Selfors, who was a missionary for many years in Bolivia. He was a former member of the Elks in Elwood and Florida, the Moose Lodge, and the Elwood Country Club. Mr. Teachnor was a former little league coach at the Elwood Harry Bridges Little League and was the former president of the league. He enjoyed golf, tennis and bowling. He was an excellent and loving husband, father, pappaw, son, and brother. He loved being pappaw to his grandchildren and will be remembered as being the best pappaw ever. Mr. Teachnor will be forever sadly missed but lovingly remembered by his family and many friends.
Survivors include his wife Trish Teachnor, sons; Dustin (wife Jacki) Teachnor, Timothy (wife Katie) Graham, Jason (wife Cassandra) Bingham, grandchildren; Delaney and Mia Teachnor, Ashlyn, Trista, Trayton and Mason Bingham, brothers; Carl (wife Melissa (deceased)) Teachnor, Jr., Henri (wife Diana) Teachnor, John (wife Katy) Teachnor, sisters; Suzanne (husband Jeffrey) Miller, Francoise "Chic" (husband Mike) Holtsclaw, Rebecca (husband Robert) Peters, Jacqueline (husband Tim) Curts, former spouse and mother of Dustin; Carole Porter, brother; of Dustin, Troy (wife Erica) Powell, and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brother; Pierre Teachnor, son; Tony Bingham, and daughter; Kelli Powell.
Funeral service are scheduled for 11 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018, at White River Christian Church 1685 North 10th St., Noblesville, IN 46060, with Phil Heller officiating from White River Christian Church of Noblesville. Burial will follow in the Crownland Cemetery in Noblesville with full military funeral honors conducted by the United States Marine Corps. Visitation is scheduled for 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, at Dunnichay Funeral Home, 1113 S. Anderson St., Elwood, IN 46036.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital through the funeral home.
Online condolences can be given at www.dunnichayfuneralhome.com