Edward L. Svajgr, 96. died on October 11, 2014 at the Gardenside Long Term Care Center in Fairbury, NE. He was born on May 26, 1918 near Milligan, NE. He was the youngest of six children born to Vaclav and Mary (Trynner) Svajgr.
He attended grade school at District 83 in Saline County and graduated from Milligan High School in 1935. On August 8, 1939 he married Bessie Novotny of Diller, NE. at Fairbury, NE.
Hebecame an SPF swine producer in 1960 and sold breeding stock to hog producers in many states. They moved to Fairbury in 1980 but continued to farm and raise livestock until 1984. He was Chairman of the Democratic Party in Jefferson County for many years.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Bessie of 68 years; daughter, Joyce; infant son, Stanley; brothers, Joseph and James; sisters, Sophia and Martha; and daughter-in-law, Judy Svajgr.