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Gary A. Pastika

Gary A. Pastika

Gary A. Pastika, 64, of Cloquet, died Monday, December 3, 2018 in Essentia Health St. Mary's Medical Center, Duluth. He was born September 1, 1954 in Cloquet, the son of Roland and Esther Pastika.

Gary's passion was golf and he was a long-time member of Cloquet Country Club. He was also an avid Minnesota Twins and Vikings fan.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother, Roland "Butch" Pastika, Jr.

Gary is survived by two siblings, Judy (Tom) Zieg of Lincoln, NE and John Pastika of Land O' Lakes, FL; nieces and nephews, Jamie, Shawn, Keri Leigh, Andrea, Becky, David, Jeremy and Jenny; several great nieces and nephews; and life-long friends, Steve and Jan Korby of Cloquet.

Visitation will be from 12:00 p.m. until the 1:00 p.m. Celebration of Life Service, Saturday, December 8, 2018 in Atkins-Northland Funeral Home, 801 14th Street, Cloquet. Golf, Twins or Vikings attire is requested. Inurnment will take place in the spring in Maple Grove Cemetery, Cloquet. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to American Cancer Society. To leave an online tribute, see