John J. Kempel

May 9, 1951 - September 15, 2021
HABEN Funeral Home & Crematory
8057 Niles Center Rd.
Skokie, IL 60077
847.673.6111 | Map
Friday 9/24, 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

[Please note: In compliance with CDC, State, and local COVID guidelines, face masks are mandatory indoors regardless of vaccination status.]


Private inurnment in Oakwood Cemetery, Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio

Memorial Contributions

Archbishop Hoban High School, Inc: Michael Kempel ’66 Fund

One Holy Cross Blvd., Akron, OH, 44306


NorthShore University HealthSystem Hospice

1033 University Place, Suite 450, Evanston, IL 60201

St. Norbert Catholic Church
1809 Walters Ave.
Northbrook, IL 60062
847.272.7090 | Map
Saturday 9/25, 10:00 am

The Funeral Mass will be Livestreamed at:






  John J. Kempel, of Northbrook, died Wednesday, September 15, 2021, at Highland Park Hospital, Highland Park.  He was born May 9, 1951 in Akron, OH to Richard “Dick” and Margaret “Peg”. Graduate, Kellogg School of Management, Northwestern University; Financial Advisor, Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. He will be fondly remembered as an avid member ofContinue Reading

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Patricia Kiley left a message on September 25, 2021:
As an Ameriprise client of John’s for over 20+ years, I will miss his warm smile and great advice. Please accept my sincere condolences for your loss and know that John spoke so lovingly about his family and will always be with you .
Linda Gates left a message on September 23, 2021:
So very sorry to hear of John’s passing. He was a true gentleman, and such a nice guy to talk with. As a former member of our neighborhood I was honored to have known him.
Julie Godnik left a message on September 22, 2021:
Dear John's family and all that knew and worked with him: I am deeply sorry for your terrible loss! I'm so sorry didn't get the privilege of meeting him. - Julie Godnik, new Northbrook Civic Foundation Member
Steven Weyand Folkers left a message on September 22, 2021:
I am so sorry to hear of John’s passing. He was my financial advisor for over 30 years, and my friendship with the Noesen family goes back over 50 years. My deepest sympathy to Joanne, Joseph, and John. He will be missed! Again, please accept my deepest sympathy.
cheryl Tucker left a message on September 21, 2021:
Sorry for your loss. It was a pleasure to work with John with Ally. He will be greatly missed
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Mike Green - Northbrook civic Doundation left a message on September 21, 2021:
Semper Fi John
Barbara Pasternack left a message on September 20, 2021:
Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs. I am so sorry for your loss.All my love Barb
Karen Krysiak left a message on September 20, 2021:
Joanne, my thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
Ann Marie Moriarty left a message on September 20, 2021:
Joanne and family: My heartfelt sympathy for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless and take care.
Lorrie left a message on September 19, 2021:
Sending you love and hugs. My heart hurts for you. Praying you will find comfort and support in all the love surrounding you.
Ellen Brice left a message on September 19, 2021:
My Deepest Sympathy on the loss of such a wonderful Man. He will be truly missed. Rest In Peace John. You were not only my brother in law, but also a great friend. ❤️
Paula Kout left a message on September 18, 2021:
Dearest Joanne, my thoughts are with you at this time of loss. May his memory be as a blessing. In Sympathy, Paula
Haben Funeral Home & Crematory left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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