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Dorothy Imogene Oswald Kylander Borud

(Nov. 10, 1919 - Sept. 6, 2013)

Dorothy I. Kylander Borud, 93, died Sept. 6, 2013, with her family by her side at West Park Hospital in Cody.

She was born on Nov. 10, 1919, in Hollenberg, Kan., to Fred and Nina (Hall) Oswald.

She graduated from Hollenberg/Morrowville High School and then moved to Powell in 1937.

She married Emil A. Kylander in 1938. Dorothy graduated with a bachelor of arts degree in teaching from Eastern Montana College (MSUB) in Billings. She then taught first grade at Eastside Elementary School and Parkside Elementary School in Powell for 25 years, retiring in 1981. She lived in Powell and spent winters living in Apache Junction, Ariz.

On Oct. 4, 1991, she married Darrell Borud in Billings.

Her interests included playing cards, playing billiards and working crossword puzzles. She attended Hope Lutheran Church in Powell, was a life member of Elks Club and was a member of Eastern Star.

Dorothy is survived by her husband Darrell of 22 years; son Ted (Diane) Kylander of Billings; daughter Trudi (John) Brooks of Thermopolis; stepson Kevin Borud of Kenmare, N.D.; two sisters, Wilma (Billie) Allerheiligen of Cody and Maxine Heckman of Mount Holly Springs, Pa.; and four grandchildren, Torry Kylander, Trevor Kylander, Evan Brooks (Michelle) and Ethan Brooks; five step-grandchildren, Roger Borud, Christie Borud, Matt Borud, Stephanie (Jon) Snider and Erik (Jennifer) Hansen; two great-grandchildren, Hayden and Kylee Brooks; and five step-great grandchildren, Brenley Borud, Kyler and Bridger Hansen and Logan and Lola Snider.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Donald Oswald and her sister Elldeen (Oswald) Brown.

Cremation has taken place at Thompson Funeral Home in Powell. A memorial will be held at a later date.

Memorial donations can be made to a memorial fund in Dorothy Kylander Borud’s name with the Powell School Foundation. Please signify that the contribution is to go to her memorial. The funds generated will be used to purchase library reading books and materials for both students and teachers at Parkside School.

Please send your contribution to the Powell School Foundation, c/o Mary, 160 N. Evarts Street, Powell, WY, 82435.

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