James David Wempe
1958 - 2021
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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.
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Published in The Gazette on Feb. 19, 2021.
Celebration of Life
10:00 AM
Rocky Mountain Calvary Church
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March 2, 2021
Paula Maurello
March 2, 2021
Gina, I'm so very sorry to hear of your loss. My heart hurts for you. May God hold him close and comfort you. Keep him alive by remembering him. May God bless you and may peace be with you. Always your friend, Paula
Paula Pettit Maurello
February 28, 2021
Sorry for this loss.
James L Young
February 27, 2021
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. I did not have the honor of knowing him and I'm sure that is a loss for me.
Gala Hendricks
February 27, 2021
Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Ed grew up with Jim in York, Ne and spent time with the entire family. Jim was such wonderful person that you would never grow tired of being in his presence. So saddened by his loss.
Edward and Rita Beins
February 21, 2021
We are so saddened at the loss of our longtime friend, we have so many memories of fun times together. Jim had such a kind heart, always willing to help with anything you needed, or just have a beer and share a story (usually a long one!) Gina, our love and prayers are with you.
Gregg & Diane Reece
February 21, 2021
Jim was a man of principle and a true friend!
Luther Benson
February 19, 2021
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Keith & Debbie Knoll
February 19, 2021
So sorry to here about Jim's passing. Jim was a great employee/friend and always ready to take on the next task on his desk. You have our prayers and support. Jim always had a good story to tell about his life experiences. He will be deeply missed
Keith & Debbie Knoll
February 19, 2021
I am so sorry to hear of this sad news. Jim was an exceptionally sweet guy and I am so grateful that I knew him. I have so many fond memories of the days we all worked together at TRW. I will always remember him as one of the sweetest souls I ever knew. My heart felt prayers go out to Regina and his family. May you find peace and comfort in the memories you hold. God bless you all❤
Brenda Hartman
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