Galien Township Cemetery Committee
Notice Regarding Periodic Cemetery cleanups:
The Cemetery Committee performs two cleanups per year, one in the late Spring and one the late fall. The purpose is to cleanup debris and old decorations. Please see the main page for times of these cleanups.
The Cemetery Committee meets on the third Monday of each month at the Township Office at 7:00pm. Ms. Jennifer Richter leads this Committee. Members of this Committee are serving on a volunteer basis.
In addition to the monthly administrative meetings, the Committee has spent five afternoons in the summer and fall of 2016 clearing overgrown volunteer trees and debris from the grounds. Over 125 hours have been donated by the volunteers for this purpose.
The Committee will continue to identify, prioritize and perform further improvements to the Cemetery, as a symbol of respect for the loved ones that have been laid to rest there.
Click here to view the Cemetery Committee Meeting Minutes
Special thanks go out to the following individuals who have helped
with the clean-ups in 2016 & 2017:
Mr. Charlie Defreeze, Mrs. Freida Keefer, Mrs. Leann Carpenter, Mr. Craig Carpenter
Mrs. Janet Carpenter, Mrs. Kate Westveer, Ms. Althia Dal Polo, Mrs. Kendra Truhn
Mr. Matt Kinne, Ms. Jennifer Richter, Mr. Chuck Lorance, Mr. Jerry Mast
A copy of the Cemetery Rules can be found here
A copy of the the Cemetery Ordinance can be found here
Cemetery Information Needed!!!!
The Township has undertaken a major project of reviewing and computerizing its Cemetery records. This is being done in an effort to improve and preserve the records for future generations.
As part of this project, we are looking for copies of Cemetery Deeds issued from October 1986 thru December 1997.
If you have a Cemetery Deed issued in this time frame, we would like to get a copy of it so that our records can be updated.
Please contact the Township Office at (269) 545-8143 or email the Township Clerk to make arrangements to provide copies.
We appreciate your assistance with this project.