Gerald “Jerry” Thomas Chapik, 80, of Eveleth passed away on Friday, April 8, 2022 in St. Luke’s Hospital in Duluth. He was born on March 31, 1942 in Duluth to Carl and Stacy Chapik. He joined the U.S. Navy and served from 1962 to 1964. On June 7, 1969 Gerald married Muriel Kay Jensen.
Gerald was a heavy equipment mechanic for U.S. Steel. He lived in Proctor, Duluth, and Eveleth. He was a member of the Local Union (U.S. Steel) 1938.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Patricia Sackette.
Gerald is survived by his wife, Muriel “Kay"; children, Daniel Chapik, and Jennifer (Scott) Chapik Powers; grandchildren, Olivia and Campbell Chapik, and Tristan and Owen Powers; and many friends.
There will be a visitation from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 15, 2022 in Atkins Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet. To sign the guest book and leave an online tribute see, www.atkinsnorthlandfuneralhome.com