Worthen Neville Hunsaker
1939 - 2021

Worthen Neville Hunsaker

May 12, 1939 - March 31, 2021

FARMINGTON HILLS, Michigan - Worthen Neville Hunsaker passed away at his home in Michigan on March 31, 2021 after a brief illness.

He leaves behind his wife, Karen; daughter, Julie (Paul); and son, Brian (Jeong-Ah). He is also survived by four grandchildren: Natalie and Claudia Seiler and Derek and Lia Hunsaker. He leaves behind two brothers and two sisters.

Mr. Hunsaker was born in Houston, TX and grew up in Logan, UT. In 1961, he graduated from Utah State University and later received his Ph.D. in mathematics from Washington State University.

He was an officer in the U.S. Army and served his tour of duty at the U.S. Air Force Academy, teaching mathematics to the cadets.

After completing his military service, he accepted a faculty position in the mathematics department at Southern Illinois University, where he worked until his retirement.

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Published by The Southern Illinoisan on Apr. 9, 2021.
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Worthen was a life-long friend who I will always hold dear to my heart. What a great, eventful life he spent on this earth. Worthen, the world will be a lesser place without you.
Colonel T.C. Skanchy, USAF (RET)
April 16, 2021
Neal Foland and Family
April 9, 2021
So sorry to learn of Worthen's passing. He was a good colleague and friend. His intelligence, honesty and wit were always welcome. Deepest sympathies to Karen and family. Tom Britton
Tom Britton
April 9, 2021
We are so sorry to read of Worthen's death - he was a friend, neighbor, and colleague whom we always appreciated. Our sympathies to Karen, Julie, and the family.
Margaret Winters and Geoff Nathan
April 9, 2021