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Val Swedberg, fabric store owner and beloved Byerlys Sample Lady, dies at 96

After Valborg Swedberg died on September 23 at age 96, his daughter Cindi Konitzer had a favorite photo of her mother enlarged. It shows Swedberg in a dress she almost certainly made herself, holding a coffee pot and smiling. “To me, that’s the epitome of who she was,” Konitzer said. “She loved people, and here […]