Spring 2009 Meeting Minutes

May 13, 2009
The fall meeting was called to order by Chairman Wesley Thomsen.

Wesley & Marilyn Thomsen, Clare & Jennifer Thomsen, Jerry & Paula Christiansen, John & Lillian Christophersen, Linda Olson and Mary Krum.

Secretary’s Report
The Secretary’s report for May 14, 2008 was amended to include Linda Olson on the Board of Directors and the September 14 report was amended to show a balance on had in the treasury of $5,844.23. A motion was made by Lillian Christophersen and supported by Clare Thomsen to accept the reports as amended, motion carried.

Treasurer’s Report
Cash on hand as of 5/11/2009 is $4,862.57. Motion by Jerry Christiansen, supported by Lillian Christophersen to approve the report, motion carried.

Sexton’s Report
Wesley Thomsen reported that there have been no burials since last September. John Kooi continues to provide mowing and trimming.

Election of Officers
Clare Thomsen made the motion to keep Wesley Thomsen as Chairman, Jerry Christiansen supported, motion carried.

Clare Thomsen made the motion to elect Marilyn Thomsen as Secretary, Jerry Christiansen supported, motion carried.

Jerry Christiansen made the motion to keep Jennifer Thomsen as Treasurer, Lillian Christophersen supported, motion carried.

Marilyn Thomsen made the motion to elect Linda Olson, Lillian Christopherson and Jean Barber to the Board of Directors, Clare Thomsen supported, motion carried.

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

The water pump has some problems, parts have been ordered and hopefully everything will work.

New Business
We are planning to have the church open as much as possible starting Sunday, May 17th thru the 24th from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as possible. Volunteers to open the church are needed.

We will again have Pastor Luke Dudenhofer for our Memorial Day Service. There have been many positive comments about Luke and his messages. Nels Hansen will again play the music.

John and Lillian Christophersen will place flags on the Veterans markers.

Linda Olson will fill the urns and bring the punch for Memorial Day. Jennifer Thomsen has a coffee pot. Cookies will be appreciated for both the service and the week prior.

Paula Christiansen expressed concern for the future of the Association. Donations are down but the newsletter helps. Jennifer Thomsen reported that perpetual care covers the cost of the lawn up-keep and there doesn’t seem to be any major expenses in the future.

Memorial Day service will be May 25, 2009 at 2:00 p.m.
Fall meeting will be September 9, 2009 at 6:00 p.m.
The spring meeting will be May 12, 2010 at 6:00 p.m.

Motion by Clare Thomsen, supported by Marilyn Thomsen to adjourn, motion carried.