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Grace Hartman Swensen, American Pastor. Board of directors and founder Western Wisconsin Refugee Orientation Center, River Falls, since 1981; co-leader International Cultural Exch., River Falls, since 1973; leader, chair service team, board directors St. Croix Valley county Girl Scouts United States, 1965-1979.

Background

Swensen, Grace Hartman was born on December 16, 1931 in Durand, Wisconsin, United States. Daughter of Walter Edward and Marie Emma (Castleberg) Hartman.

Education

Student, Wartburg (Iowa) College, 1949-1951;Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology, University of Wisconsin, River Falls, 1964;Master of Divinity, Lutheran Northwestern Theological Seminary, 1990.

Career

Medical technologist Iowa State University Hospital, Ames, 1952-1953. Administrative assistant Lutheran Campus Ministry, 1954-1955. Associate pastor Christ Lutheran Church, Menomonie, Wisconsin, 1991—1996.

Assistant pastor Gethsemane Lutheran Church, Baldwin, 1998—2004.

Membership

Board of directors and founder Western Wisconsin Refugee Orientation Center, River Falls, since 1981. Co-leader International Cultural Exch., River Falls, since 1973. Leader, chair service team, board directors St. Croix Valley county Girl Scouts United States, 1965-1979.

Connections

Married Richard David Swensen, August 3, 1952. Children: David, Stephen, Linda, Jane, Daniel, Carolyn.

father:
Walter Edward Hartman

mother:
Marie Emma (Castleberg) Hartman

spouse:
Richard David Swensen

child:
David Swensen

child:
Stephen Swensen

child:
Linda Swensen

child:
Jane Swensen

child:
Daniel Swensen

child:
Carolyn Swensen