Dagny grew up in St. Paris graduating from Graham. She attended West Point and graduated from Wittenberg. While at Wittenberg she got her real estate license and bought, transformed and sold rental properties. While working for Goodyear in 1999 she met her husband Ben. In 2003 she reactivated her license and sold real estate until her fourth child was born. Home with her family after spending 3.5 years as missionaries in Nicaragua, Dagny has reactivated her license to help raise funds for their missions work in Nicaragua. Her twelfth child is expected in April of 2020.