JAMES DAVID WEMPE
December 25, 1958 February 10, 2021
James David Wempe, 62, passed away on February 10, 2021. He is survived by his loving wife of 26 years, Regina S. Wempe, stepson, David Scott Ramsey, grandchildren, Matthew and Elijah Ramsey of Pueblo, CO, Mikaila and Jazmynn Fandrich of Oak Harbor, WA, brother, Dr. Michael J. Wempe (Karen) of Colorado Springs, CO and numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his Father and Mother, Dr. Charles M. and Mrs. Helen J. Wempe, and brother, Kevin C. Wempe.
Jim was born on December 25, 1958 in York, NE, where he spent his childhood with parents and brothers and many life-long friends. Jim moved to Colorado Springs in 1983. He wore many career hats during his lifetime, including working on space-flight communications hardware at TRW Electronics, Auto Parts Rep at B&D Auto Supply, Upholsterer and Manufacturer of wheelchair equipment at Shelton's Upholstery, Wheelchair Tech at United Seating and Mobility. In 2002 Jim received a double Associate Degree in Architectural Design and Construction Management. He worked for Codak Kitchens and Bath until his retirement in 2014.
Jim loved the Colorado outdoors and enjoyed hunting with Mike and other "brothers" every Fall. He was a life member of the NRA. Jim was a talented chef, skilled craftsman, and enjoyed working with his hands. Jim was loyal, thoughtful, and a "true gentleman." He was a devoted husband and enjoyed the title of "Papa Jim" to his grandchildren.
Please join us for a celebration of Jim's life at Rocky Mountain Calvary Church on February 27, 2021 at 10 am, reception following service.
In lieu of food or flowers, please donate to the charity of your choice