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Tina Swanson

July 29, 1950 - July 20, 2016

Funeral Service - Tuesday

July 26, 2016
- 2:00 PM

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo

Visitation - Tuesday

July 26, 2016
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo

Burial - Wednesday

July 27, 2016
- 1:00 PM

Michigan Cemetery, Michigan, North Dakota


Boulger Funeral Home

Tina Swanson

July 29, 1950 - July 20, 2016


Tina J. Swanson, 65, Fargo passed away Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at her home due to natural causes.

Tina (Fatima) Swanson was born July 29, 1950 in Devils Lake, North Dakota to Abraham and Anna Abas Hager. Tina grew up on the family farm in Michigan, North Dakota. She attended Whitman Elementary School and graduated from Michigan High School in 1968. Tina graduated from New York Hair Styling School in Fargo, ND in 1969. She worked at Mandell’s as a hair stylist. Later she worked as a local facility manager. On August 28, 1970 Tina married David Swanson in Comstock, Minnesota. Tina and David raised their two daughters, Tammy and Kristie in Fargo, North Dakota.

She was preceded in death by her husband, David Swanson, her daughter, Kristie Swanson, her father, Abraham Hager and her sister Maryann Irion.

She is survived by her daughter, Tammy (Wes) VanderBush, grandchildren, Ashley and Nick VanderBush, her mother, Anna Hager her siblings, Omer Hager, Alex (Fran) Hager, Lillian Hager, Renee Burke, Raymond Hager, Albert (Kim) Hager and Audrey Hager.

Funeral Service: 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at Boulger Funeral Home & Celebration of Life Center, Fargo with visitation starting at 1:00 P.M.

Burial: 1:00 P.M. Wednesday, July 27, 2016 at Michigan Cemetery, Michigan, North Dakota.


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12 responses to “Tina Swanson”

  1. Kathy Miklovich (nee Norton) & family says:

    Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family.

    Although Fatima and I had not seen each other for many years, I remember her as a loving and generous person. Family visits to Michigan, North Dakota were special and we had so much fun together.

    Rest in peace, my cousin.

  2. Tammy VanderBush says:

    Mom, we love you and miss you dearly! But your not in pain anymore and u get to be with alot of people up there especially Kristie!❤️❤️❤️

    Tell her we love her sooooooooooooo much!!!!❤️💖💙💚🐈💜❤️💖💖💝

  3. Randy Abraham says:

    I am saddened to hear this. I spent many a memorable moment with Fatima and her family in the farm and also at our place in Winnipeg. I still remember the windmill in the farm yard. God bless you all

    Randy Abraham

  4. Amaury Alonso says:

    To Tina’s family,
    The paid loosing a loved one causes is undescribable. God did not mean for it to be this way and he promises we will be reunited with our loved ones (John 5:28,29) that is a beautiful hope we could all have, hold on to it and cherish those moment you had with Tina

  5. Donna Wowchuk (nee Abraham) says:

    To the Hager and Swanson Family, Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your Mom, grandmother, daughter, and sister.
    It has been quite a few years since we saw Fatima but think of her fondly and the fun we had on the farm in Michigan and here in Manitoba. Knowing the pain is over is a blessing.
    Keeping you close in thought and prayer,
    Donna (Abraham) Wowchuk

  6. Judy Anderson-Whelchel says:

    So sorry to hear of your family’s loss. I was a classmate and neighbor of “Fatima’s” growing up. My thoughts and prayers are with her family.

  7. Spence Sandford says:

    Sorry to hear of Fatima passing on. I have positive memories of her and her sibling from Whitman grade school. I remember family talk of your grandfather being at my grandfathers funeral. That would have been about 65 years ago.

  8. Maureen M. Srur Lindeman and George, Vicki and Jeri says:

    Dear Hager and Swanson Family and all who knew and loved Tina, We are SO very sorry for your loss of your loved one! We are friends from many years back of the Hager family and spent time on the farm with her folks and siblings! Al & Kim and I worked at the hospital together many years back and our paths cross now & then! May your memories help you to find peace! Our thoughts and prayers are with you all!

  9. Tammie Hjelmstad says:

    Sorry for your loss. God bless.
    Tammie Hjelmstad

  10. Dave Maresh says:

    Sorry to here about Fatima. Your old neighbor Dave Maresh

  11. Gregg Baker says:

    I remember Fatima’s great smile and cheerful attitude. So sorry for your loss. Gregg Baker

  12. Gary Ryba says:

    Our families prayers and thoughts are with the Hager family. Remember attending both Whitman and Michigan Schools with Fatima. She always had a smile to share with us.

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