Hung Phi Chang was born September 6, 1928 in China. He moved to Vietnam when he was five years old. After graduating from college he became a Chinese teacher. In 1953 he married Linh and together they had three daughters: Mandy, Tiffany, and Susan. After she passed away in 1969, he remarried Yen Chang, together they had Donald and Lilly. In 1979 Hung Phi Chang moved his family to Breckenridge, MN where he opened a successful restaurant with Yen. He retired in Fargo, ND and passed away January 18, 2016. Hung Phi Chang was survived by Yen, his five children, and 5 grandchildren.