Saturday, April 26, 1997

Obituary: Claude A. Hungerford - Class of 1932

MADISON - Cluade A. Hungerford, age 83 and a lifelong resident of Madison, died on Thursday, April 24, 1997, at his home following a long illness. He was born on August 25, 1913 to the late Earl and Alice (Bailie) Hungerford. He graduated from Central High School in 1932 and the University of Wisconsin Madison with a B.S. and M.S. in Physical Education in 1940. On June 18, 1949, Claude married the former Marian Breeden in Madison. Mr. Hungerford taught physical education and science from 1940-1941, as well as coaching baseball and basketball at New Glarus High School. He then served in the United States Air Force from 1941-1945, where he achieved the rank of Captain. He taught in Rochester, Minnesota in 1946 and 1947, moving back to Madison, taking a postion with Madison East High School where he taught physical education and coached wrestling, track and football until his retirement in 1978. Claude was a charter member of the Exchange Club of Madison and a member of First Baptist Church. He is survived by his loving wife, Marian; a daughter, Dr. Sue A. Hungerford (Robert Whelan) of Winnetka, Illinois; a son, Craig (Linda Olson) of Madison; two grandchildren, Jack and Anna Whelan; a sister, Joyce Holden of Paradise, California; three brothers, Stanley (Dorothy) Hungerford of Sun City West, Arizona, Lester Hungerford of West Lafayette, Indiana and Laverne (Leatrice) Hungerford of Madison. A memorial srvice will be held at the CRESS FUNERAL HOME, 3810 Speedway Road, on Monday, April 28, 1997, at 1:oo p.m. The Reverend Mark Clinger will officiate. A memorial visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church or to the Madison Exchange Club Center for the Prevention of Child Abuse, 2120 Fordem Avenue, Madison, Wisconsin 53704.

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on April 26, 1997