In Memorial

Max Gimpel

Date of Death: February 21st, 2019
16 in Adar I 5779


Photo By  : Max Gimpel Born January 2, 1918, in Vienna, passed away peacefully on February 21, 2019 at the Selfhelp Home in Chicago. Beloved husband of Alice z"l, loving father of Allen (Kay z"l) and James (Jo Reizner), Loving grandfather of Hillary, Jessica, Cyndi (Matt) Alderson, David (Lauren Eisenberg), and great grandfather of Tyler, Zachary, Asher, and Dean. Max emigrated to the United States in 1938, just after the Anschluss, joined the Navy, and became an American citizen while in uniform. He worked at Bell Telephone Laboratories for 28 years, retiring as the Supervisor of the Engineering and Art Departments. Max was active in all the Jewish communities in which he lived and designed and built the synagogue in Sun City West, Arizona during his retirement. He was an endlessly imaginative and prolific artist, creating works of calligraphy, graphic design, copper embossing, water color, acrylic paint, and stained glass. He won many awards for his art work, and his graphic design of the American flag is part of the permanent collection of the Smithsonian. He will be dearly missed. Interment in Arizona. Donations to Selfhelp Home, 908 W. Argyle, Chicago, 60640, in Max's memory would be appreciated. For Chicago shiva information and to leave condolences: Shalom Memorial Funeral Home (847) 255-3520 or

Service Information

Service : Monday, February 25th at 12:00 am
Service Location: Synagogue Service -Beth Emet Congregation in Sun City West, Arizona

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February 22nd, 2019

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Yahrzeit Dates For Max Gimpel

Tradition directs us in the evening before the Yahrzeit dates listed below, the anniversary of our loved one's day of death, we are to kindle a candle in our homes as a reminder of their place in our hearts.

Gregorian Date
16th of Adar 57803/12/2020
16th of Adar 57812/28/2021
16th of Adar I 57822/17/2022
16th of Adar 57833/9/2023
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