Town of Lake Tomahawk
Wilderness Rest Cemetery Board
Minutes for March 7, 2018 Meeting
Present: Jane Somers, Edie Hamers, Linda Delius, Kevin Krueger, Jeff Bowen. Excused absence: Sharon Lintereur
Linda Delius, Secretary, called the meeting to order at 6:34 p.m.
Motion to approve agenda made by Krueger, seconded by Hamers. Motion unanimously carried.
Motion to approve minutes of September 18, 2017, made by Somers, seconded by Hamers. Motion unanimously carried.
Sexton Bowen reported no sales, transfers or returns since our last meeting. He had winterized the water faucets last fall.
Somers and Delius were not able to review documents in the Nicolet National Bank in Rhinelander due to construction of a new bank building which will not be completed until late summer. Krueger made a motion to continue to rent the safety deposit box; seconded by Hamers. Motion carried. Krueger made a motion to have the town of Lake Tomahawk pay the rental fee for the safety deposit box; seconded by Somers. Motion carried.
Spring clean-up of the cemetery will take place the week before Memorial Day. Sexton would like all items removed from grave sites prior to that week. A notice should be sent to the Lakeland Times to notify the public.
Sexton Bowen reviewed data for the annual town meeting in April and discovered ten unreported internments – cremations for Jesse Garnet on May 12, 2017, Ray and Jeannette Adelmann on May 24, 2017, Herbert Geyer on May 27, 2017, Stan and Barbara Stanislawski on August 21, 2017, Alice Majder on October 30, 2017, Dorothy J. Kurtz on November 3, 2017; burials for Allan D. Thomas on June 5, 2017; and Mabel Punches on February 17, 2017. Only two plots were sold since the last annual meeting. There were four committee meetings during that time – June 26, 2017; August 9, 2017; September 18, 2017; March 7, 2018. The plumbing and outdoor faucet projects have been completed.
Topics for the next meeting will include a cemetery clean-up report, a recap of the 2018 annual town meeting and updating the flash drive.
Motion to adjourn made by Krueger, seconded by Hamers. Motion unanimously carried. Adjournment at 7:32 p.m.
Cemetery fees are as follows:
1) Lots are $250 for Lake Tomahawk residents and $300 for non-residents.
2) To transfer a deed costs $20.
3) Summer burials are $700; winter burials are $800.
4) Summer cremation internment is $300; winter cremation internment is $400.
5) There is an extra $50 charge for burials and cremation internments on holidays and weekends.
Winter is defined as when there is frost on the ground or snow needs to be removed. Summer conditions are no snow and the ground is thawed.