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Pauline Creel Childers Birthday Singing

First Methodist Church, Wayne, Michigan

Saturday, March 1, 2008

The 7th annual Pauline Creel Childers Birthday Singing was called to order by Henry Schuman leading 30t. Reverend Greg Creech offered the opening prayer.

Leaders: Henry Schuman 171; Samuel Sommers led the class singing in honor of Mrs. Pauline’s 93rd birthday; Megan Jennings, Karen Haynes, and Giita Haynes 203, 72b; Hans Bayer 455, 440; Gillian Inksetter 228, 306; B.J. Schnorenberg 87, 354b; Bob Borcherding 56b, 235; Sarah Trumbore 117, 137; Roger Williams 351, 80b; Ann Miczulski 288, 441; Aldo Ceresa and Mary Jane Ceresa 318, 380.

RECESS

The class was called to order by Tom Malone leading 32t. Leaders: Martha Beverly 475, 269; Will Fitzgerald 96, 439; Molly Williams 38t, 112; Jesse Pearlman Karlsberg 460, 227; Marian Mitchell 198, 163b; Chuck Crawford 378t, 569b; Anita Shaperd 178, 148; Peter Trumbore 29t, 107; Francesca Cassara 142, 146; Roger Crabtree 503, 448t; Kay Huener 86, 350; Nathan Zweig 230, 61; Loraine Bayer 340, 384.

LUNCH

The afternoon session was brought to order by Samuel Sommers leading 105. Leaders: Michael Mosley 29b, 163t; Debbie Barford 215, 378b; Joe Todd 373, 229; Pleasance Crawford 314, 188; Ted Mercer 468, 88t; Beth Todd 234, 319; Charles Wells 386, 546; Denise Kania 217, 274t; Andrew Kiser, Clayton Campbell, and Josh Grosbowski 325, 504; Charlotte Wolfe 31t, 114; David Barford 280, 209.

RECESS

The class was returned to order by Martha Beverly leading 56t. Leaders: Jim Pfau 565, 498; Jo Schultz 472, 224; John Bayer 480, 458; Idy Kiser, Marsha Laden, and Meredith Laden 47t, 385b; Bill Beverly 297, 547; Jubal Bayer 348t, 568; Tom Malone 562, 530; Ginny Landgraf 497, 383; Greg Creech 74b, 401; Samuel Sommers 386, 207; Henry Schuman 532.

The secretary’s report and announcements were given. Henry Schuman led 62 as the closing song. Greg Creech offered the closing prayer, and the class was dismissed.

Chairman—Henry Schuman; Vice Chairpersons—Jennifer Hanford and Laurie Schuman; Secretary—Martha Beverly