Runa H. SveenRuna Sveen, 93, died Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at the Borg Pioneer Memorial Home, Mountain, ND following a brief illness.
Gudrun H. “Runa” Eastman was born on the family farm in Akra Township, Pembina County, ND on February 26, 1919 to Sigurbjorn “Barney” and Christine (Dinusson) Eastman. She was the youngest of six children. Runa grew up in the Akra-Hallson area, attending elementary school at the Eastman School and graduated Cavalier High School in 1937. She later attended Wahpeton State School of Science.