Don Hungerford

Don Hungerford

1942 - 2020

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Donald Maurice Hungerford, the son of Daniel and Ann (Mulvihill) Hungerford was born December 22, 1942 in Kansas City, Missouri. After graduation from Holstein High School, he continued his education at Dakota State University in Madison, South Dakota, receiving a degree in education. On December 30, 1964, Don married Marla Kay Treichel in Bowdle, South Dakota. Don and Marla were both life long educators and lived in Madison, South Dakota, Brookings, South Dakota, and Albion, Nebraska, before making their home in Hull, Iowa. Don taught math and computer science as well as coached and officiated several high school sports. Don enjoyed watching the weather, sports and his grandchildren’s activities. After retiring in 2002, Don and Marla enjoyed traveling and spent their winters in southern climates. They moved to Spirit Lake, Iowa in 2010 and were members of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Don passed away January 27, 2020 at the Fort Myers Lee Memorial Hospital due to injuries sustained in a motor vehicle accident. He was seventy-seven years of age. He is survived by his wife, Marla Hungerford; daughter, Dana (Steve) Olson of Omaha, Nebraska; son, Duke Hungerford of Spirit Lake, Iowa; grandchildren, Mike (Amber) Olson, Nick (Nikki) Olson and Jace Hungerford; great-grandchildren, Knox Olson and Aubrey Olson; one sister, Diane Hungerford and her husband, Ray Gengler. Don was preceded in death by his parents, Daniel and Ann Hungerford; in-laws, Adolph and Ester Treichel and daughter-in-law, Dawn (Schroeck) Hungerford. A Celebration of Life for Don will be held in the spring.