GempelIn Memory of John “Jack” Collins Gempel

June 2, 1927 – October 12, 2015
Jack Gempel was born in Highland Park, Michigan on June 2, 1927, and died in Dallas on October 12. He is survived by his wife, Mary Ellen; three children: John, Jr., (Karen), Peggy Clayton (Brit), Mary Ann Williams (Tom); eight grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Jack’s career highlights include designing some of Detroit’s most iconic automobiles, but he would undoubtedly prefer to be remembered as an exemplary husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather-which he was .Jack worked as an automotive stylist for Chrysler Corporation from 1950-65, as Head of Design & Engineering for Chrysler Boat Corporation (Plano, TX) from 1965-81, and as an industrial designer after his retirement from Chrysler in 1981.Services will be held at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 9643 Ferndale Rd., Dallas 75238, on Monday, October 19: Rosary at 10:30, Mass at 11:00, with a reception following. Jack asked that memorials be made to the Knights of Columbus Chapter 799, 10110 Shoreview Rd., Dallas, TX 75238

 

 

Service Information

Rosary
Monday, October 19, 2015 at 10:30 am
St Patrick Catholic Church
Dallas Texas
Memorial Mass
Monday, October 19, 2015 at 11:00 am
St Patrick Catholic Church
Dallas, Texas