Fall 2008 Meeting Minutes

September 10, 2008
The fall meeting was called to order by Chairman Wesley Thomsen.

Wesley & Marilyn Thomsen, Clare & Jennifer Thomsen, Jerry & Paula Christiansen.

Secretary’s Report
Due to the absence of the Secretary the minutes from the spring meeting were tabled.

Treasurer’s Report
Cash on hand as of 9/8/2008 is $5,944.23. $440 has been received from memorial donations in memory of Richard Alexander and Harriet Olson. Motion by Clare Thomsen, supported by Marilyn Thomsen to approve the report, motion carried.

Sexton’s Report
Wesley Thomsen reported that the only burial since May has been Harriet Olson. John Kooi continues to provide mowing and trimming. Clare and Wes will be “winterizing” the Church soon.

Old Business
Wesley Thomsen gave a report on the last Memorial Day Service.

The spring Annual Meeting will be May 13, 2009 at 6:00 p.m.
Memorial Day service will be May 25, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.

New Business
Jennifer Thomsen thanked Jerry Christiansen for the cemetery book that he put together for North Sidney. It was very helpful this summer when people inquired about family members buried here.

We will again have Pastor Luke Dudenhofer for our Memorial Day Service. There have been many positive comments about Luke and his messages.Wesley Thomsen reported that when the second printing of the North Sidney book was ordered, Harriet Olson loaned the Association $1,000. This hasn’t been repaid and Harriet’s son, Albern, is donating this to the Association in memory of Harriet.

Motion by Clare Thomsen, supported by Jerry Christiansen to adjourn, motion carried.