Dagny SvalesonDagny passed away on Thursday, March 21, 2013 at the Hillsboro Medical Center Nursing Home at the age of 83.
Dagny Forde was born on June 10, 1929, the daughter of Samuel and Hedvig (Clemenson) Forde in Hillsboro. She grew up in Hillsboro and received her education. Dagny was baptized, confirmed, and married at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Hillsboro - a lifelong member. She was united in marriage to Alvin Svaleson on June 3, 1949 and they made their home in Hillsboro where they raised their family. Dagny loved the time she spent at the Hillsboro Day Care where she served as a foster grandparent. She also was a charter member of the Hillsboro VFW Auxiliary.