My conversations with Chuck are now treasured memories. I can imagine the standing ovation he received, as he passed through the heavenly realms. He left so many nuggets to hold....
To have known Chuck was to be profoundly impacted by him. Join us in celebrating the difference that he made in our lives.
This past January, we lost a leader, father, husband and friend, our VP of administration, Chuck Jakway, who passed away after a heroic battle with cancer. The Mains’l crew and his family have created this page to share his story, honor his memory and celebrate his life.
WATCH OUR VIDEO MEMORIAL OF CHUCK
This slideshow contains our most cherished Chuck memories and was compiled by his friends and family.
YOU’RE INVITED TO
A CELEBRATION OF CHUCK’S LIFE
You’re invited to a special in-person service to commemorate Chuck and celebrate the impact he made in each of our lives.
ST. ANDREW’S LUTHERAN CHURCH
900 Stillwater Rd., Mahtomedi, MN 55115
FRIDAY, AUGUST 18TH, 2023, AT 2:00 P.M. CST
Visitation at the church one hour prior, with a dessert reception to follow the service
YOUR CHUCK STORIES
So many of us have incredible, heartwarming and humorous stories of how Chuck impacted us for the better. We’ve created this gallery for you and members of our community to share your favorite stories and enjoy tales from others..
Submitted by Mary Lynn
Submitted by Am
Chuck is one of the rare men that not only exude greatness, but also set an example with no words needed of a person who is safe and wholesome. He...
Wisdom, Humor, Fun and Dessert!
Submitted by Stacy Roe
What comes to mind when I think of Chuck is wisdom, humor, fun and dessert! He was always feeding us with shamrock shakes, princess tortes, and sending me pictures of...
My favorite things about Chuck
Submitted by Anne Roehl
Not a story as much as my favorite things. Chuck embodied “all means all.” I experienced Chuck as one of those rare human beings who truly valued all people, exactly...
Submitted by Lynn Kennedy
I have only had the opportunity to be with Chuck on a few occasions while working for Mains'l, but with each interaction, he would greet me as though we were...
My memories of Chuck
Submitted by Scott Diaz
I recall being a new employee at Mains’l working in Florida Services. I had traveled to Minnesota for training and onboarding activities. Upon meeting Chuck, I was drawn to his...
The many outfits of Chuck
Submitted by Jason Bergquist
I'm not sure how it started but over the years several people would participate in dressing up cut-outs of jock on my office door in various outfits. We had Twins...
Submitted by Barb Hoheisel
I was blessed to share my first trip to Africa on a team with Chuck. One of the projects we were working on was a visitor center at Matobo National...
The Goat Dilemma
Submitted by Dorrie Koenig
Chuck and I had a banter about goats. He was trying to convince me that I needed a goat for my farm, and I was convinced that no way in...
Submitted by Rick Amado
Most of my friends in Arizona are of a different political posture than Chuck and myself, and we all enjoy a good cigar. I am consistently teased by these guys...
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