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December 4, 1914 - January 9, 2008

Dagny was born December 4, 1914 in Harmony, Minnesota to Oscar and Stina
(Sanderson) Peterson.  She graduated from the Harmony High School and then attended the Minneapolis School of Business.  On April 7, 1937 she married James Sylling in Harmony.  The couple farmed in Spring Grove Township for 45 years and then moved to Wilmington Township until 1986 when they moved to Mabel.  James passed away January 7, 1998. In January, 2003 Dagny became a resident at Tweeten Healthcare and has resided there since.  As a young woman she had an interest in aviation and took flying lessons.  She had also been a 4-H leader and enjoyed quilting, reading, traveling, and watching the Minnesota Twins.  Dagny was a member of the Mabel First Lutheran Church and Quilting Club.

Dagny passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2008  at Tweeten Healthcare Center in Spring Grove at the age of 93.

Dagny is survived by two daughters Judith (Eugene) Blomgren of Sauk Center, Minnesota, and Shirley (Richard) Rosenburg of Stewartville, Minnesota; a son Donald (Ethel) of Spring Grove; five grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her husband James; a grandson Daniel Feagen; a brother Randolph Peterson; and a sister Alice Louise Fossey.

Funeral services will be 2 PM Saturday, January 12, 2008 at the Mabel First Lutheran Church in Mabel with the Rev. Curtis Fox officiating.  Burial will be in the Trinity Lutheran Cemetery in Spring Grove.  Visitation will be one hour prior to services at the church. Mengis Funeral Home in Mabel is assisting the family with arrangements.

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