Newsletter, Febueary 2001 Edition
President: Larry Leonardson 721-6827
|WHEN NEXT WE MEET:
Sunday, Feb. 18, 2001
Ruritan Club, Witchduck Road
|Program for the March meeting.
Several people have suggested that we have a repeat of last year’s quiz show for our March meeting. Contestants would be asked to ponder questions about life in Sweden and America and prizes would be
awarded . Let’s see if we can talk Margit into a repeat performance.
DIRECTIONS TO OUR MEETINGS
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|When Last We Met
The January meeting of the Swedish-American Society was held on January 21st. The Social Hour began at 4:00 with all the usual variety of tasty hors d’oeurves. At 5:00 we gathered at the tables to sing “Du Gama”, and “My Country“Tis of Thee”, led by Ted Johnson. We then our table grace, “I Jesu Namn”. This was followed by the meal which consisted of the Yellow Pea Soup, the delicious breads, a variety of condiments, and the usual array of delectable desserts. Following the meal, Nellie Leonardson met with the children and led them in a workshop of sand art in bottles.
Don Lundquest gave a treasurer’s report. Programs for the upcoming months were discussed.
Marily Melendy announced that we would have Pancakes at the February meeting.
Ted Johnson then led the program with Swedish songs. Some of the songs we sang were “Halso Dem Darkemma”, “Johan Pa Snippen”, and “Hälsa Dem Darkemma”.
At the end of the meeting, the raffle was held. The meeting ended by 6:45 p.m.
2 eggs, separated
1. Beat egg yolks until light and thick; beat in sugar and salt.
Yield: 60 to 70 small pancakes
our secretary, Georgie Unser, and our raffle master, Andy Andersson.
SUFFOLK -- Georgina Heilig Unser, 68, of the 1800 block of Oyster Bay Lane, died Jan. 29, 2001.
A native of Chester, Pa., Mrs. Unser started teaching in 1968 at the Chesapeake Demonstration School and retired from Western Branch Intermediate School in 1997. She had a masters of science in education; was a member of First Lutheran Church, Norfolk; Pilot Club in Suffolk; listed in Who's Who Among American Teachers; Maryview Hospital volunteer; on the board of Dwelling Place in Norfolk; and was a court appointed advocate for abused children with CASA.
She is survived by her husband, Edward F. Unser; four children, Jennifer U. Gatson of Suffolk, Valerie U. Gentilini of Portsmouth, Edward F. Unser Jr. of Richmond and Christine U. Hodges of Suffolk; a sister, Teenie Duke; a brother, Charles Heilig Jr.; eight grandchildren; and a cousin, Mary Williams.
The funeral was held at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Lutheran Church, 1301
Colley Ave., Norfolk, by the Rev. Dr. William B. Trexler. Burial was in
Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. Arrangements were handled by
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Dwelling Place,
545 W. 37th St., Norfolk, VA 23508
BERNDT E. ANDERSSON
Berndt E. Andersson, 68,
Viewing will be held this this Friday,