James Cempel Obituary

James Edward Cempel
James Edward Cempel

December 23, 2018
Resided in Naperville, Illinois


James Edward Cempel, age 63, of Naperville, IL, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2018, surrounded by his loving family. James was the beloved husband of Yuan-Lin Liu and loving father of Erik (Dr. PilBin Im) Cempel; cherished son of Julie and the late Benjamin Cempel; dear brother of Donald (Dr. Karen Eggen) Cempel and Christine (Warren) Ogden; and fond uncle of Kevin, Joseph, Katherine and Daniel.

James became a skilled, self-taught computer programmer at a young age and specialized in mainframe computer security. He enjoyed travelling, downhill skiing, swimming, fishing, and playing the piano. James cheered for Chicago sports teams including the White Sox, Bears, Bulls and Blackhawks. His true passions in life were his family and his dogs.

Jim’s life will be celebrated on March 2, 2019 at 4pm at the Union League Club of Chicago. Click here for more information and to RSVP: http://evite.me/rGwedCYNX3

In lieu of flowers, please support Jim's love for animals by sending donations to the Naperville Area Humane Society (https://www.naperhumane.org/donate); Select "In honor of" and designate "Jim Cempel".




Funeral Home
DuPage Cremations, Ltd. and Memorial Chapel
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West Chicago, IL US 60185