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Charles William Hungerford

Charles William Hungerford, 55, of Anchorage, Alaska, formerly of Manly, died Saturday (March 14, 1998) unexpectedly in Nome, Alaska.

Memorial services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at Bethel United Methodist Church in Manly, with Pastor Bob Cummings officiating. Burial will be in the Manly Cemetery.

Memorial services were held on Tuesday, March 17, in Nome, Alaska.

Evergreen Memorial Chapel in Anchorage, Alaska, is in charge of arrangements.

Charles Hungerford was born Nov. 8, 1942, to Mac Willard and Ethel (Hill) Hungerford in Mason City. He graduated from North Central Schools in 1960.
He obtained a chemical engineering degree from Iowa State University in 1964.

He worked at James Ford Bell Lab at General Mills. He served in the Peace Corps in Managua, Nicaragua.

He married Linda Londborg on June 14, 1974. They moved to Duluth, Minn. They later divorced.

He moved to Nome, Alaska, where he was the recreation director, the volleyball coach at Nome Beltz High School. He worked for Outsiders Construction Company where he managed their store.

He moved to Anchorage in 1994, working as a carpenter and selling Ertel toys at the Alaska State Fair.

He loved the summer Olympics and encouraging kids. He was the manager of the Iditarod Basketball Tournament that is held during the Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race.

He is survived by two sisters, Flora Green, of Fremont, Calif., and Grace Hungerford, of Manly.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Source:  Mason City (Iowa) Globe Gazette March 18, 1998




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