Charles J. “Chuck” Wical, age 58, of Andover, passed away on Monday, April 15, 2019, at Mercy Hospital in Coon Rapids.
Chuck was born on May 23, 1950, in San Luis Obispo, Calif. In 1986, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering technology from California State University. He lived in Boise, Idaho, and worked for Hewlett Packard before coming to Minnesota to connect with his biological family. Chuck worked for Amano McGann and was very passionate about his career as an embedded software engineer.
Chuck was preceded in death by his adoptive parents, Elvin and Patricia (Post) Wical. He is survived by his beloved wife of eight years, Jenifer; mother, Shirley Patterson; father, Glenn Patterson; siblings, Gregory Lee Melby, Pamela Jean Clements (Ross), Jannis Kae Scofield (Gary), Robert Scott Patterson (Sherri), David Stuart Patterson (Tina), and Joseph Charles Patterson (Nico); mother- and father-in-law, Don and Ellie Matthees; and many nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends.
A funeral service will be held at 12 noon on Friday, April 19, 2019, at Thurston-DeShaw Funeral Home, 13817 Jay Street NW, Andover. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service (11 a.m. to 12 noon). Interment will take place in Oakwood Cemetery, Rochester, Minn.
Arrangements entrusted to Thurston-DeShaw Funeral Home of Andover; 763-767-7373.