David Hunger

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J. David Hunger, 72

St. Joseph

May 17, 1941 - Apr. 10, 2014

J. David Hunger, 72, Saint Joseph, died April 10, 2014, at Country Manor under the care of Saint Cloud Hospital Hospice.

Funeral Services will be Monday, April 14, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. at Resurrection Lutheran Church with a 10:00 a.m. visitation at the church in St. Joseph.  Pastor Dwaine Bruns and Pastor Linda Lagergren will officiate. Cremated remains will be interred at Minnesota State Veterans Cemetery in a private service at a later time.  Arrangements are with the Daniel Funeral Home, St. Joseph.

David was born May 17, 1941 in New Kensington, Pennsylvania, to Jack and Betty (Carey) Hunger.  Married Betty Johnson on August 2, 1969, in Cincinnati, Ohio.  He graduated from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio, in 1963, went on to serve as a Captain in U.S. Army Intelligence during the Viet Nam War.  After the war he continued his education receiving a Ph. D. from The Ohio State University.

Dr. Hunger taught at Baldwin Wallace College, University of Virginia, and George Mason University.  He was Professor Emeritus at Iowa State University, where he taught for 23 years.  Most recently he was the Strategic Management Scholar in Residence at Saint John's University in Collegeville, Minnesota.

Along with co-author Thomas L. Wheelen, he authored a variety of Strategic Management text books including 14 editions of Strategic Management and Business Policy.  He was a member of the Academy of Management, the North American Case Research Association, the Society for Case Research, the North American Management Society, the Textbook and Academic Authors Association, and the Strategic Management Society.  He is past President of the North American Case Research Association, the Society for Case Research and the Iowa State University Press Board of Directors.  He also served as a Vice President of the U.S. Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship.  He was recognized in 1999 by the Iowa State University College of Business with its Innovation in Teaching award and was elected a Fellow of the Teaching and Academic Authors Association and of the North American Case Research Association.

David, an active member of Resurrection Church, served as Web Master.  He enjoyed golfing, bowling and boating with friends.  He had a lifelong love of trains and was an active member of a local railroading club.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Hunger of St. Joseph and his four daughters: Kari McMullen (Jeff), Suzi Schandoney (Nick), Lori Carmichael (Derek), and Merry Kelley (Dylan) as well as five grandchildren:  Maddie and Meggie McMullen, Summer and Kacey Schandoney, and Edan David Gregory Kelley.  He also leaves behind two siblings Jane Senderak (John) and Jim Hunger (Terry) as well as extended family including cousins, nieces and nephews.  He was proceeded in death by his parents, Betty and Jack.

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Published in the St. Cloud Times on Apr. 12, 2014
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