June 7, 1935 ~ April 27, 2022
Gerald Wayne Chamberlain, 86, West Fargo, ND passed away Wednesday, April 27, 2022 at his home surrounded by his family.
Gerald was born June 7, 1935 in Fargo, ND to Harold W Chamberlain and Alice Irene Abbott. He graduated from Fargo Central High School in 1953. He enlisted in the Air Force, serving in the North Dakota Air National Guard. He married Carol Cornelius on December 19, 1956. They made their home in Fargo, ND before moving to West Fargo.
He worked at the Air National Guard from November 11, 1952 until his retirement on November 10, 1991 as a chief master sergeant. He worked as an Avionics Mechanic Supervisor.
He was a charter member of Messiah Lutheran Church, Fargo. He enjoyed golfing, fishing, bird watching and watching Western movies. He was incredibly skilled and handy and could be found fixing electronics and anything else that needed to be fixed. He loved spending time with his family and traveling to the black hills. He also loved to go for drives, sing, whistle his tunes and visit national parks.
He is survived by his wife of 66 years, Carol, West Fargo, ND; children, Ann (Greg) Evenson, Fargo, ND, Shelly Biever, Moorhead, MN, Steve (Gina) Chamberlain, Maple Grove, MN; 7 grandchildren, Lindsay Senf, Ryan Evenson, Amanda (Alex) Sauve, Jarred (Bree) Chamberlain, Travis (Alissa) Biever, Cydney Chamberlain, Kayla Chamberlain; 5 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers, Robert Swanson, Bruce Chamberlain and sister, Floriene Swanson and son-in-law, Todd Biever.
Memorial Service: 10:00 A.M. Thursday, May 5, 2022 at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with visitation starting at 9:00 A.M.
Gerald's Video Tribute can be viewed below: