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The following are arrests made by the Kokomo Police Department. All those arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

November 12

Christopher S. Atkins, 38, Warrant: (Kentucky)

Speedy J. Whipple, 25, Warrant: (Illinois)

November 13

Avery E. Barrett, 19, Warrant: Failure to Appear

November 14

Terry G. Bolden, 47, Warrant: (Grant Co.)

Steven A. Landrum, 33,

Domestic Battery, Criminal Recklessness,

Intimidation, Threat by Weapon, Illegal

Possession of a Firearm

Christopher R. Lightle, 53, Reckless Driving,

Carrying a Handgun Without a Permit

Heather D. Satterfield, 35, Warrant: Possession of Methamphetamine

Dennis D. Sutton, 53, Possession of Methamphetamine

Erica L. Baker, 20, OWI, Illegal Possession of Alcohol, False

Informing

Jerry L. Newcomb, 50,

Possession

of

Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana

November 16

Curtis D. Chestnut, 24, Warrant: Domestic Battery

Bryan K. Jones, 49, Possession of Cocaine

Keyana N. Ware, 25, Warrant: Failure to Appear

November 17

Christopher R. Barnett, 42,

Possession of Methamphetamine, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Manufacturing

Methamphetamine (2 Counts)

Mark G. Dewitt, 51, Possession of Methamphetamine, Visiting a Common Nuisance, Conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine, Possession of a Chemical Reagent

Precursor with Intent to

Manufacture

Lela S. Dillon, 30, Warrant: Domestic Battery

Lanette M. Gayden, 48, OWI

Eddie D. Polk, 28, False

Informing, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Terrance T. Young, 21, Trespassing

November 18

Quentin D. Baker, 18, OWI, Glue Sniffing

Kenneth B. Bishop, 54, Possession of Methamphetamine, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Dealing in Methamphetamine

Kelli L. Bishop, 32, Possession of Methamphetamine, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine

Dion C. Cannon, 27, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Conspiracy to Deal

Cocaine, Possession of Cocaine,

Possession of Marijuana, Neglect of Dependent, Theft, Warrant: Dealing in a Controlled Substance (4 Counts)

Bradley J. Hicks, 21, Possession of a Look a Like Substance, Possession of Paraphernalia

Alexandra S. Linville, 25, Theft, Neglect of Dependent, Possession of Marijuana, Conspiracy to Deal Cocaine, Possession of a Narcotic Drug, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Warrant: Dealing a Narcotic Drug

Samantha R. Mayer, 22, Possession of Cocaine, Theft,

Warrant: (Cass Co.), Warrant: Failure to Appear

Kayla L. Ousley, 24, Possession of Cocaine or a Narcotic Drug, Theft, Warrant: (Cass Co.)

SHERIFF’S ARRESTS

The following are arrests made by the Howard County Sheriff’s Department. All those arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

November 12

Kevin E. Bradley, 37, Warrant: Failure to

Appear

Zachary A. Burkhead, 30, Warrant: Probation Violation

April D. Donnelly, 40, Warrant: (DOC)

Derek A. Gilbert, 26,

Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Carlos L. James, 45, Warrant: Driving While Suspended, Warrant: (Marion Co.), Warrant: Failure to Appear (2 Counts)

Virgil E. Jones, 61, Warrant: (Miami Co.), Warrant: (Owen Co.)

Rachael A. Stewart, 30, Warrant: (DOC)

Scott E. Vanarsdale, 30, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Tara M. Williams, 24, Warrant: Failure to Appear

November 13

Jasmine L. Bolen, 23, Warrant: Theft

John P. Bush, 39, Warrant; Burglary

Brandon L. Harris, 38, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Demarr M. Porter, 23, Warrant: Failure to Appear,

Warrant: (Hamilton Co.)

November 14

Blake D. Bucher, 25, OWI, OWI Endangering a Person

James K. Davis, 20, (Russiaville Arrest)

Possession of Marijuana

Christopher P. Griffin, 24,

(Russiaville Arrest) Warrant: (Tippecanoe Co.)

Neil A. Sharp, 42, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

November 15

Carl W. Chandler, 36, Warrant: Driving While Suspended

Nafisha M. Collins, 21, OWI Endangering a Person

November 16

Jack L. Bender, 75, Trespassing

Robert M. Mau, 33, Warrant: Failure to Appear

William J. Siler, 38,

Warrant: (Miami Co.)

November 17

Tiffany R. Cox, 29,

Warrant:

Failure to

Appear

Jerry A. Jones, 33, Warrant:

Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Patrick M. Perkins, 21, (Russiaville Arrest), Driving While

Suspended

Adam W. Thomas, 24, Possession of Paraphernalia, OWI

November 18

Angela M. Bottorff, 27, (IUK Arrest) Habitual Traffic Offender

Bruce D. Johnson Jr., 23, Warrant: Contempt of Court

STATE POLICE ARRESTS

The following are arrests made by the Indiana State Police in Howard County. All those arrested are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

November 12

David L. Barnard, 52, OWI

Carlos Chavez, 26, Warrant:

Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Jeffery A. Michael, 27, OWI

Patrick D. Richardson, 56, OWI

November 17

Blake A. Kinder, 32, OWI

CRIMINAL SENTENCINGS

The following are the sentencings of criminal cases heard in all five Howard County courts.

Circuit Court

Jim Coates

Charge: Battery, Resisting Law Enforcement

Defense Counsel: Mark Dabrowski

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Count I - Indiana Department of Corrections for 913 days, 365 days executed, 52 days incarcerated in Howard County Jail, 313 days on In Home Detention, supervised probation for 548 days

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee

Buffy J. Lewis

Charge: Non Compliance

Defense Counsel: Michael Krebes

Prosecutor: Mark Dabrowski

Sentence: Court imposes balance of In Home Detention incarcerated in the Indiana Department of Corrections

Adam VanCamp

Charge: Probation Violation

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: None

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 10 days to be served over 5 weekends

Superior IV

Larry D. Hamilton

Charge: Criminal Confinement

Defense Counsel: Myron Hockman

Prosecutor: Thomas White

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 12 months, 6 days executed, 539 days suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete anger management class, pay restitution to victim, defendant’s cell phone is ordered retained

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, anger management class fee

Charles Thompson III

Charge: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Derick Steele

Prosecutor: Scott McClelland

Sentence: Court orders defendant back to probation for remainder of term

Loretta A. Manier

Charge: Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

Defense Counsel: Derick Steele

Prosecutor: Scott McClelland

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 2 years, executed,

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Superior III

Phillip Williams

Charge: Operating a Vehicle with an ACE of 0.15 or More

Defense Counsel: DJ Bolinger

Prosecutor: TJ Rethlake

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 4 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, attend Alcohol and Drug Program, attend Victim Impact Panel, 40 hours of community service

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, community service fee, Alcohol and Drug Program fee, Community Drug Free Assessment fee

Rickard Rife

Charge: Operating a Vehicle with an ACE of 0.15 or More

Defense Counsel: DJ Bolinger

Prosecutor: TJ Rethlake

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 4 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, attend Alcohol and Drug Program, attend Victim Impact Panel, complete 30 hours of community service

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, community service fee, Alcohol and Drug Program fee, Community Drug Free Assessment fee

Alfredo Remigio

Charge: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: Brent Dechert

Prosecutor: TJ Rethlake

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 4 days executed, balance suspended, 6 months unsupervised probation, sentence shall run consecutive to 34D03-1503-F6-00223

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Alfredo Remigio

Charge: OWI

Defense Counsel: Brent Dechert

Prosecutor: TJ Rethlake

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 2½ years, 20 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, attend Victim Impact Panel, License suspended for 1 year, sentence shall run consecutive to 34D03-1401-FD-00046

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Community Drug Free Assessment

Hector Madrigal

Charge: Operating a Vehicle as an Habitual Traffic Offender

Defense Counsel: Kathy Noel

Prosecutor: TJ Rethlake

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 2 years, 4 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license suspended for 2 years

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Courtney Lowery

Charge: Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: TJ Rethlake

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 6 months, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for 6 months, no contact with victim

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Carlos James

Charge: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: TJ Rethlake

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 12 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license suspended for 90 days, complete Driving With a License Program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Nafisha Collins

Charge: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: TJ Rethlake

Sentence: Howard County jail for 1 year, 6 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, attend Victim Impact Panel, license suspended for 90 days

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Community Drug Free Assessment, Alcohol and Drug Program fee

Linda Burns

Charge: Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury, Resisting Law Enforcement

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: TJ Rethlake

Sentence: Count I - Howard County Jail for 1 year, 4 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, no contact with victim, Count II - Howard County Jail for 1 year, 14 days executed, balance suspended, sentence shall run concurrently

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Erica Baker

Charge: False Informing, Illegal Possession of Alcohol

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: TJ Rethlake

Sentence: Count I - Howard County Jail for 180 days, balance suspended, Count II - Howard County Jail for 1 year, 6 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, attend Victim Impact Panel, license suspended for 90 days, sentences shall run concurrently

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Alcohol and Drug Program fee, Community Drug Free Assessment

Jordan Holden

Charge: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: TJ White

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license suspended for 90 days, complete Driving With a License program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Joseph Hughes

Charge: Leaving the Scene of an Accident

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: TJ White

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 10 days executed, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Alicia Meranda

Charge: Criminal Trespass

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 8 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Dylan Piker

Charge: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 14 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, attend Victim Impact Panel, license suspended for 90 days

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Alcohol and Drug Program fee, Community Drug Free Assessment fee

Jeffrey Michael

Charge: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Howard Countu Jail for 1 year, 4 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, Attend Victim Impact Panel, license suspended for 90 days

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Community Drug Free Assessment fee, Alcohol and Drug Program fee

Terell Barber

Charge: Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 20 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Matthew Gaddy

Charge: Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 74 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Chad Dorsey

Charge: Criminal Trespass, Theft

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Count I - Howard County Jail for 1 year, 16 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, Count II - Howard County Jail for 1 yar, 16 days executed, balance suspended

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Tyson Deckard

Charge: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 8 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license suspended for 90 days, complete Driving With a License Program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Creighton R. McCutcheon

Charge: Criminal Trespass

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 16 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, no contact with victim

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Superior II

Andrew Vallina

Charge: Battery

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 4 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Dustin Prince

Charge: Invasion of Privacy

Defense Counsel: Andrew Vandenbosch

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, suspended, supervised probation for 365 days, sentence shall run consecutive to 34D02-1401-FD-00007

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee

Dustin Prince

Charge: Conversion

Defense Counsel: Andrew Vandenbosch

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 30 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, sentences shall run consecutive to 34D02-1406-CM-00133

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee

Damien Richardson

Charge: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Brent Dechert

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Court imposes probation be terminated

Fees: Probation fee

Cory Henninger

Charge: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Court imposes 545 days of original sentence to be executed

Rodney Miller Jr.

Charge: Non Compliance

Defense Counsel: Andrew Vandenbosch

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Court imposes 194 days of previously suspended sentence executed

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Andrew Calhoun

Charge: Leaving the Scene of an Accident with Serious Bodily Injury

Defense Counsel: Andrew Vandenbosch

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 910 days, 22 days executed, supervised probation for 888 days, sentence shall run consecutive to 34D02-1408-FD-00195

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee

Andrew Calhoun

Charge: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Andrew Vandenbosch

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Court imposes remaining of in home detention to be executed

Steven Bailey

Charge: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Court imposes 453 days of previously suspended sentence executed

William Epperly

Charge: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Court imposes probation extended by 180 days

Shana Turner

Charge: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Andrew Vandenbosch

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Court imposes 112 of previously suspended sentence executed

Dale Nicholson

Charge: Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 18 months suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, supervised probation for 180 days

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, public defender fee

Anthony Bush

Charge: Aggravated Battery

Defense Counsel: Brent Dechert

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 15 years, 9 years executed, supervised probation for 2,190 days, pay restitution

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Joshua Rangel

Charge: Possession of Marijuana

Defense Counsel: Steven Raquet

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 940 days

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Community Drug Free Assessment fee

Flint Farmer

Charge: Non-Support of Dependent

Defense Counsel: Brent Dechert

Prosecutor: Thomas White

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 6 years, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Colton Hipsher

Charge: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Court imposes 297 days of previously suspended sentence executed

Superior I

Douglas Rice

Charge: Domestic Battery

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Thomas Rethlake

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 64 days executed, 301 days suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Men’s Non Violence Education Group, no contact with victim

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Drug Interdiction fee, Men’s Non Violence Education Group fee

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Charge: Possession of Marijuana

Defense Counsel: Brent Dechert

Prosecutor: Justin M. Alter

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 16 days executed, 349 days suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Drug Interdiction fee, Alcohol and Drug Program fee

Candice J. Corn

Charge: Neglect of Dependent

Defense Counsel: Brent Dechert

Prosecutor: Justin M. Alter

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 548 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, Complete Alcohol and Drug Program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Drug Interdiction fee, Alcohol and Drug Program fee

George A. Blair

Charge: Possession of Marijuana

Defense Counsel: Brent Dechert

Prosecutor: Eric Dechert

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 913 days, 194 days executed, 181 days suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program fee

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Drug Interdiction fee, Alcohol and Drug Program fee

Olan C. Tarrants

Charge: Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Methamphetamine

Defense Counsel: Erik May

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Count I - Indiana Department of Corrections for 913 days, 4 days executed, 909 days suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, Count II -Indiana Department of Corrections for 913 days, 4 days executed, 909 days suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, sentences shall run concurrently, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Alcohol and Drug Program fee, Drug Interdiction fee

Aaron P. Martin

Charge: Possession of a Synthetic Drug or a Synthetic Drug Lookalike Substance

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 130 days executed, 235 days suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, sentence shall run consecutively to 34D01-1103-FB-00193

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Alcohol and Drug Program fee, Drug Interdiction fee

Brittany N. Dowden

Charge: Possession of marijuana

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 64 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, sentences shall run consecutive to 12D01-1501-CM-00059, 12C01-1510-F4-00932, and 49G12-1510-CM-35584

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Alcohol and Drug Program fee, Drug Interdiction fee

Brandon B. Arnett

Charge: Domestic Battery

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Thomas Rethlake

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 32 days executed, 333 days suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Vicki Banker

Charge: Possession of Marijuana, Conversion

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Count I - Howard County Jail for 365 days, executed, Count II - Howard County Jail for 365 days, 20 days executed, balance suspended supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program fee,

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Drug Interdiction fee, Alcohol and Drug Program fee

William C. Davis

Charge: Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana

Defense Counsel: Jeffrey Elfman

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Count I - Howard County Jail for 365 days, 2 days executed, 363 days suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, Count II - Howard County Jail for 180 days, 2 days executed, 178 days suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, sentences shall run concurrently, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Alcohol and Drug Program fee, Drug Interdiction fee

Rikki DeJesus

Charge: Possession of a Controlled Substance, Theft

Defense Counsel: Jeffrey Elfman

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Count I - Indiana Department of Corrections for 548 days, 52 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, Count II - Indiana Department of Corrections for 548 days, suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, sentences shall run consecutively, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Alcohol and Drug Program fee, Drug Interdiction fee

Fred J. Weaver

Charge: Possession of Methamphetamine

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Justin Alter

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 730 days, 183 days served on In Home detention, 547 days suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Alcohol and Drug program fee, Drug Interdiction fee

Jeremy Vazquez

Charge: Maintaining a Common Nuisance

Defense Counsel:

Prosecutor:

Sentence: Indiana department of Corrections for 913 days, 118 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee, Alcohol and Drug program fee, Drug Interdiction fee

BIRTHS

The following birth announcements are sent to the Kokomo Perspective by parents who have given birth at Howard Regional Health System or St. Joseph Hospital.

St. Joseph Hospital

Horace Ray Hovermale

Sex: M Time: 12:17 a.m.

Wt: 7 lbs., 10 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Jenna and Mark Hovermale

MARRIAGE LICENSES

The following are marriage licenses recorded at the Howard County Clerk’s office.

November 12

Madison R. Ramsey, North Liberty, Iowa, 24

Grant C. Wilson, North Liberty, Iowa, 24

Thomas N. Lingelbaugh, Kokomo, 41

Mary E. Kuefner, Kokomo, 43

November 13

Christian M. Wells, Logansport, Ind., 22

Amber C. Turnpaugh, Kokomo, 21

Nathan A. Scott, Kokomo, 22

Kristina G. Gonzales, Kokomo, 21

Bryan Crow, Kokomo, 36

Ashley C. Reed, Kokomo, 30

Seth M. Kirchner, Greentown, 25

Catherine L. Bolinger, Kokomo, 24

November 16

David L. Roberts, Kokomo, 33

Joyce R. Faulkner, Kokomo, 32

Isaiah J. Barbary, Kokomo, 31

Chanel L. McClure, Kokomo, 30

November 17

Jerry L. Salsbery, Waverly, Iowa, 79

Sandra Batey, Kokomo, 79

Dominic C. Burruss, Kokomo, 21

April L. Cast, Kokomo, 22

November 18

Nicholas I. Bowser, Kokomo, 32

Shawna M. Walden, Kokomo, 35

November 19

Rachel H. Sims, Kokomo, 22

Edward J. Williams, Kokomo, 27

DOMESTIC RELATIONS

The following are the domestic relations cases to be heard, according to the court calendars for all five Howard County courts. These include divorces, paternity cases, and child support hearings. The court calendars are accurate as of the Thursday before the Kokomo Perspective’s Wednesday distribution date, but are subject to regular changes. Call the individual court for the most up-to-date information.

Circuit Court

Tues., December 1, 9 a.m.

Sara and Vincent Girvin, Final Hearing

1:30 p.m.

Christopher and Cheryl Stonebraker, Final Hearing

Wed., December 2, 9 a.m.

Kione M. Perkins and Justin W. Jackson, Citation

Superior I

Mon., November 30, 1:30 p.m.

Susan and John Sharp Jr., Citation

Michaelle and Stefan Meyers, Other

Superior II

Mon., November 30, 9 a.m.

Stacy L. and Jessie K. Allen, Final Hearing

Jason M. and Misty D. Jaenicke, Final Hearing

11 a.m.

Terry W. and Angel Hicks, Support Hearing

Wed., December 2, 9 a.m.

Tonya Wright and Michael A. Stater, Support Hearing

10 a.m.

Kendra L. and Terry L. Sprague, Support Hearing

1:30 p.m.

Tina M. and Edward G. Cron, Custody Hearing

Superior IV

Mon., November 30, 8:30 a.m.

Sean and Priscilla Martin, Motion to Dismiss

Teresa and Gregory Moore, Motion to Dismiss

Dorothy and Dennis Smith, Motion to Dismiss

9 a.m.

Erica and Michael Dillman, Citation

10 a.m.

April D. Floyd and Christopher Dahmm, Custody Hearing

11 a.m.

Kailyn and Dakota Jourdan, Final Hearing

1:15 p.m.

Dwayne and Tianna Day, Final Hearing

2:30 p.m.

Thomas and Tiffany Boruff

Tues., December 1, 1:30 p.m.

Brandon and April Mayer, Other

Wed., December 2, 10 a.m.

Daniel and Eleanor Beard, Provisional Order

DIVORCE FILINGS

The following are the new divorce filings, according to the Howard County Clerk’s office. The information is accurate as of the Thursday before the Kokomo Perspective’s Wednesday distribution date.

November 12

Kimberly and Russell Manning

Taerynn N. and Kenny Graham

November 13

Richard and Angela Brown

November 16

Nancy and Lemann Dea

November 17

Holly and Cameron Kendall

Nicholas and Gwyneth Swanson

November 18

Amber N. and Gregory S. Hood

DIVORCES GRANTED

The following are the divorces granted in Howard County, according to the Howard County Clerk’s office.

Superior II

Heather L. and Richard K. Bolen

Casey and Michelle Huffman

Gordon L. and Rita L. Cope

Amber N. and Charles M. Stephens

Robert E. and Karla M. Thomas

Stephanie and James Pickering

Superior IV

Megan R. and Keon Jones

DEATHS

Rex H. Rees, 75

Date of Death: 09/28/2015

Cause of Death: Acute Respiratory Failure, Sepsis, Shock, Acute Kidney Injury

Marjorie M. O’Connell, 88

Date of Death: 10/18/2015

Cause of Death: Cerebrovascular Accident with Secondary Dysphagia, Aphasia and Weakness, Heart Disease and Atrial Fibrillation

Joyce E. Lamb, 75

Date of Death: 11/08/2015

Cause of Death: Septic Shock, Coronary Artery Disease, Acute Respiratory Failure, Coronary Artery Bypass Surgery

Louie F. Powell, 75

Date of Death: 10/26/2015

Cause of Death: Acute Renal Failure, Acute Systolic Congestive Heart Failure, Community Acquired Pneumonia, Acute Myocardial Infraction

Azalee Smith, 70

Date of Death: 10/29/2015

Cause of Death: Acute and Chronic Respiratory Failure

David A. Bruce, 80

Date of Death: 11/04/2015

Cause of Death: Cachexia, Immobility, Left Foot Cellulitis, Anemia

Evelyn M. Peterson, 78

Date of Death: 11/08/2015

Cause of Death: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Betty J. Eades, 86

Date of Death: 10/31/2015

Cause of Death: Junctional Bradycardia

Erma M. Birky, 87

Date of Death: 11/01/2015

Cause of Death: Progressive Dementia

Charles L. troupe Jr., 69

Date of Death: 11/04/2015

Cause of Death: Metastatic Colon Cancer, Failure to Thrive, Anemia, Cancer Cachexia

Magdalen G. Marszalek, 94

Date of Death: 11/09/2015

Cause of Death: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Jimmy W. Carter, 68

Date of Death: 09/10/2015

Cause of Death: Acute Salcylate, Amitriptyline, and Citalopram Intoxication, Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Tanis N. Atkisson, 74

Date of Death: 11/11/2015

Cause of Death: Alzheimer’s Disease

Evelyn L. Miller, 80

Date of Death: 11/11/2015

Cause of Death: Breast Cancer

OBITUARIES

Martha J. Dunning

Martha Jane (Basey) Dunning, age 91, died at Tipton County Hospital November 11, 2015.

Martha was born November 10, 1924, to Ralph Wayne and Faye Zelia Blanche (Hunt) Basey in Hamilton County, Indiana. She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Donald Wayne Basey. She married Lawrence Radford Dunning on January 26, 1946.

Martha graduated from Tipton High School in 1942. After graduation she worked as secretary for Tipton County Extension Agent for several years. She was a homemaker and helped her husband on the family farm all their married life. Martha was an active member of East Union Christian Church for 69 years where she held various offices and chaired committees. Martha was a former board member of Union Cemetery. She worked for a few years at Queen Ann Drapery in Carmel, Indiana. Martha catered weddings, showers and social events, Jefferson Township Election Board, and a Charter Member of the Tipton County Pork Festival and a 4-H Leader for the girls Blue Ribbon Chasers for many years.

Martha enjoyed painting and art classes, collecting rocks and gems, bowling, cooking and sewing, “brain games” and family events. She was a faithful wife and mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.

Martha is survived by husband, Radford Dunning, sons Rex (Charlene) Dunning, Atlanta; Ron (Janet) Dunning, Dallas, Texas; daughter Rita (Dave) Smith, Atlanta; Grandchildren: Pamela Dunning, Angela (Smith) Blake, Melissa Dunning, Jason Smith, Stephen Dunning, James Dunning, Zachary Smith, Jessica (Dunning) Wanasek; 12 Great-Grandchildren, and a Great-great grandson. Also surviving is a brother Max and his wife Ruth Dunning Basey of Atlanta, IN along with several nieces, nephews, and friends.

In lieu of flowers, monetary donations can be made to the church.

Evelyn L. Miller

Evelyn Louise Miller, 80, died at 10:45 a.m. Wednesday, Nov.11, 2015, after a four-year journey with metastatic breast cancer. She was born in Miami County on Sept. 18, 1935, the oldest daughter of Truman and Helen (Troyer) Slabaugh. On May 23, 1953, she married Daniel A. Miller at Howard-Miami Mennonite Church.

He survives along with their three children, Donna Cook, Kokomo, Anita (Daniel) Smith, Indianapolis, and Keith (Ann) Graber Miller, Goshen; eight grandchildren, Josh Cook (companion Sara Pugh), Ryan (Jill) Cook, Chris Cook (companion Stephanie Parton), Jenna Smith, Eric Smith, Niles (Corine) Graber Alvarez, Mia Graber Miller and Simon Graber Miller; and two sisters and one brother, Marge (Charles) Pennington, Martha Miller and Dick (Karen) Slabaugh.

Her parents as well as a sister, Winifred Miller, preceded her in death.

Evelyn graduated from Clay Township High School in Miami County in 1953. She accompanied choirs on piano throughout her high school years.

She was an active member at Howard-Miami Mennonite Church, where she was particularly involved with music ministries. For several decades she was the church’s primary organist and pianist, playing prelude and offertory music, accompanying choirs, and mentoring and developing musical talents in the church’s younger members. Shortly after marriage, she and her husband also worked with the church’s youth group for several years, and she taught summer Bible school for a number of years.

Evelyn was an active grandmother, regularly attending her grandchildren’s baseball, basketball, soccer, and football games and musical performances throughout their school years. Although specializing in mothering and grandmothering, she also was a self-employed domestic worker for many years, becoming close friends with many of her long-term clients.

An extrovert, Evelyn always loved to talk and entertain, and she inspired her family throughout her life with her faith, her cheerful disposition, her piano flourishes, her laugh, and her buoyant energy.

John R. Conrad

John Robert Conrad, 70, Titusville, Florida, formerly of Logansport, passed away Nov. 6, 2015, at Hospice of St. Francis Hospice House, in Titusville. Born Nov. 1, 1945, he was the son of John Edward “Jack” and Gladys (Lanahan) Conrad. On Nov. 23, 1963, in Logansport, he married Marcia Gilsinger, who survives.

While in Indiana, John was president of City Of Firsts FCU, Kokomo. After moving to Florida, John was vice president of Savings Safari Inc., Cocoa, Florida. He was a member of Titusville Chamber of Commerce and the Titusville Elks Lodge. He was an avid golfer and loved the beach and spending time with his loving family.

Survivors include a daughter, Tamara (David) Johnson, Cocoa, Florida; two sons, Jeffery Conrad and Jason (Jennifer) Conrad, both of Logansport; granddaughters, Heather Conrad, Titusville, Kaylee Drummond, Cocoa, Florida; two grandsons, Blake Conrad, Titusville, Jacob Conrad and Logansport; and four great grandsons; one sister, Jane (Al) Hoevel, Washington, Indiana; one brother, Jim “Coonie” (Thelma) Conrad, Logansport; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother and father; one son, Chad; one sister, Margie Leffert; and one brother, Joseph Conrad.

Atlantic Mortuary and Cremation services, Rockledge, Florida, assisted the family with the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Francis, 1250 B Grumman Place, Titusville, FL 32780 or HospiceOfStFrancis.com/donate.

Mary K. Oilar

Mary Kathryn Oilar, 93, Russiaville, passed away at 8:15 A.M. on Wednesday, November 11, 2015, at St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo. The daughter of Herman and Georgia (Quakenbush) Heaton, Mary Kathryn was born on March 11, 1922, in Howard County. On December 12, 1942, she married Robert E. Oilar who survives.

Mary Kathryn was a 1940 graduate of Russiaville High School. She was a homemaker and a farmer’s wife. A member of West Point Christian Church and United Commercial Travelers, Mary Kathryn was also an avid Colts fan who enjoyed crocheting and having her grandchildren and great-grandchildren around.

Mary Kathryn is survived by her husband, Robert E. Oilar, Russiaville; children, Darlene (Gary) McCloud, Indianapolis, and Michael (Reba Diana) Oilar, Russiaville; grandchildren, Christie (Dan) Borders, Bloomington, Jennifer (Rob) Templeman, Ellettsville, Shaughn (Tom) O’Neal, Russiaville, and Morgan Oilar, Russiaville; great-grandchildren, Bridger Borders, Elise Templeman, Grant Templeman, and Austin O’Neal. She was preceded in death by her parents, Herman & Georgia Heaton.

The family would like to thank the staff of St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo along with Suzan Vawter for their special care of Mary Kathryn.

Memorial contributions may be made in Mary Kathryn’s memory to the American Diabetes Association or the American Heart Association.

Stout & Son Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.stoutandson.com.

Dana F. Jones

Dana F. Jones, 82, went home to Jesus on Tuesday, 11/10/15. Born on 5/19/33 to Viola and William Sweetland in Indianapolis. Survived by her daughters Theresa Borkowski, Kokomo, and Debbie Hizer, NJ; sister, Shirley Dennis,FL; 7 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren.

Predeceased by her son and daughter in law, Mark Allen Hayes and Joan Landry; her partner, Anthony Manes; her son-in-law Andy Borkowski and her sister and brother-in-law Judy and Butch Wisehart.

We thank Golden Living Center of Kokomo for their guidance and expertise these past 4 years.

Mom donated her body to Indiana University. IU can be reached at http://anatomy.medicine.iu.edu/education/anatomical-education/ A private family service will be held.

Rick E. Daugherty

“Ranger” Rick E. Daugherty, 55, of Kokomo, passed away at 9:19 p.m. on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at St. Joseph Hospital surrounded by his family.

Rick was born in Kokomo on May 12, 1960. He was a graduate of Kokomo High School. He served in the U.S. Army as an Airborne Army Ranger, Special Intelligence, and Opposing Forces Instructor. He served at Garlstedt Army Base in Bremerhaven, Germany. Rick was employed at Indiana Mulberry Real Estate. He enjoyed fishing in Florida, attending the Veterans Reunion Campground, and riding dirt bikes as a kid with his brother and cousins. Rick loved spending time with his family and friends. He was a 8 year cancer survivor, trying to overcome the effects of radiation; he put forth a brave effort. Rick loved America and was proud to serve his country.

Rick is survived by his companion and caretaker, Amy Merrill Oaks of Kokomo; father, Bill E. Daugherty of Kokomo; mother, Virginia Harris Daugherty of Kokomo; brother, Kris (Bonnie) Daugherty of Flora; sister, Holly Daugherty of Kokomo; aunt, Edna Wilson of Connersville; nephews, Eric Daugherty, Chad (Adrienne) Daugherty, Shawn (Alesha) Daugherty, Andrew Daugherty, and Spencer Daugherty; and several cousins.

Rick is preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents; aunts, Yuvonne Cross and Mary Parker; and uncle, Richard Harris.

Ellers Mortuary handled the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Kokomo VFW 1152 Military Rites Team.

Magdalen G. Marszalek

Magdalen G. Marszalek, 94, Kokomo, passed away at 5:30 am on Monday, November 9, 2015, at her home. She was born on May 30, 1921, the daughter of the late Joseph & Teresa (Yerger) Kane. On December 12, 1945, she married John Anthony Marszalek, in the Post Chapel at Stewart Field, NY, and he preceded her in death on January 20, 1971.

Madge was a 1942 graduate of St. Mary’s High School in Williamsport, PA. She served in the Army Air Corps from 1944~1946, attaining the rank of Sargent. Madge retired as a civil service bookkeeper at Grissom Air Force Base and was an active member of St. Charles Catholic Church in Peru.

Madge was one of the ten original inductees into the Ole Olson Memorial Theater Hall of Fame. She dedicated herself to her theater family from the mid 1970’s until she moved to Kokomo in the mid 2000’s. She served as the dialogue monitor for a four productions each year for some 30 years. She worked every practice and every performance to make sure the actors knew their lines, hiding behind stage props when necessary to prompt them. She served as an assistant director and theater historian, keeping scrapbooks and play memorabilia. She made many good friends at Ole who she loved as an extension of her family.

Madge is survived by her daughter, Toni (Mike) Rethlake, Kokomo; grandchildren, Anna Jameson, John (Michele) Jameson, Christa (Rich) Arcari, Michelle (Josh) Rojas, Courtney (Jeff) Sexton; great-grandchildren, Drew (Amanda) Jameson, Christopher Jameson, Jake (Amanda Lenstra) Cloar, Chielsey Cloar, Cheyenne (Drew) Householder, Matthew Arcari, Cameson Arcari, Thomas Melton, Trey Shelby, Makahla Shelby, Ayreona Rojas, Aurelina Rojas, Tatem Shelby, Talyn Shelby, Haley Rethlake, Tyler Sexton, Peyton Sexton, and Ashton Sexton; great-great-grandchildren, Cody Roberts, Jayden Jameson, Jocelyn Morgan, Connor Morgan, Christopher Jameson, Levi Jameson, and Caleb Scherer; sister, Teresa Young.

Madge was preceded in death by her parents, husband, John Marszalek, daughter, Joanne Eder, sister, Cecilia Ward, and an infant brother.

Memorial contributions may be made in Madge’s memory to the Ole Olson Memorial Theatre, 154 South Broadway, Peru, IN 46970 or to the Howard County Humane Society, 713 North Elizabeth Street, Kokomo, IN 46901. Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Carolyn S. Trump

Carolyn Sue Trump, 65, Sharpsville, went to be with our Lord and Savior at 6:43 AM, Friday November 13, 2015 at Community Howard. She was born November 21, 1949 to Adam R. Trump and Gloryellen (Kibler) Trump.

Carolyn was a 1968 graduate from Northwestern High school and attended Indiana University. In past years she has worked for the Kokomo Tribune, Kokomo Home Center, the Party House, and was a substitute teacher for Kokomo schools. Carolyn volunteered for the United Way 211 program, and the Taste of Kokomo. She enjoyed serving cookies at the Seiberling Mansion during the Christmas Holiday, loved cooking, baking, and entertaining friends and family. Carolyn also found fun in challenging games and puzzles. She has always been a Devout Christian, loving her Lord. Carolyn was a caring, sharing, honest and loyal person. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Howard Community and Aperion for taking gentle care for Carolyn.

Preceding her in death are her parents, and infant sister, Jane Ann.

Surviving Carolyn are her sisters, Mary Beth Balog (George), Kokomo, Ellen Isaac, Sharpsville, Evelyn Scott (Paul), Dunkirk, brother, James R. Trump, Kokomo, and many nieces and nephews.

Ellers Mortuary handled the arrangements.

If you wish to send a contribution in Carolyn’s honor, please direct any to the Church of your choice.

Dortha L. Eaker

Dortha Lee Eaker, 86, of Logansport, passed away at 10:28 PM Thursday November 12, 2015 at Chase Center Rehabilitation, Logansport. Born January 17, 1929 in Nashville, Tennessee, she was the daughter of the late Marion Webb and Nervesta (Allen) Webb. On June 10, 1943 in Heber Springs, Arkansas, she married Earnest Truman Eaker. He preceded her in death on September 10, 1990. She was a nurse’s aide with St. Joseph Hospital (now St. Vincent Hospital-Kokomo) for over 10 years. She was a member of Woodland Church of God in Kokomo where she was head of the women’s prayer chain for many years and was involved with home and hospital visitation. She also enjoyed crocheting and gardening.

Survivors include three sons, Earnest Gene (Ellen) Eaker, Truman (Sharol) Eaker, both of Galveston, and Wendell (Betty) Eaker of Russiaville. There are also three grandchildren Pam, Mark and Natasha; Eleven great grandchildren, four great great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two grandchildren Brian Eaker and Shelly Couture; six brothers Charlie Allen Webb, Clarence Clark Webb, Solly Otis Webb, Eugene Ebbon Webb, William Herman Webb, and Robert Freelin Webb; and two sisters Thula Agnes Webb and Alice Lister Webb.

Ellers Mortuary handled the arrangements.

John G. Avgerinos

John G. Avgerinos, 88, Kokomo, passed away at 2:55 am on Monday, November 16, 2015, at Community Howard Regional Hospital in Kokomo. He was born on April 15, 1927, in Chicago, IL, the son of Savas & Zoy (Mamapoulos) Avgerinos. On June 15, 1970, he married Darlene Y. Weber and she survives.

John served in the Navy during WWII from 1945~1946. He had owned and operated a Miracle Ear Franchise, Hoosier Hearing Center. John was a jazz drummer. He was a member of Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer.

John is survived by his loving wife, Darlene Y. Avgerinos, Kokomo; children, John Avgerinos, California, Paul Avgerinos, Indianapolis, Zoy Avgerinos (Thomas Brown), Indianapolis, and Laura Avgerinos, Indianapolis; sister, Ethel Lingle, TN; nieces, Kathy and Karen, along with Tia, the cat.

John was preceded in death by his parents, son, Jason Avgerinos, twin brother, Nicholas John Avgerinos, and sister, Anna Raftis.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Richard O. Stants

Richard Oliver Stants, 80, of Kokomo, passed away at 6:30 am on Sunday, November 15, 2015. He was born on April 24, 1935 in Detroit, MI to John W. and Ruth Lilian (Williams) Stants. Richard married Annie L. Simmons.

Richard was in the Air Force and a graduate of Tri State University, Indiana University, and Purdue University. He worked as an Engineer for General Motors and was a UAW secretary and treasurer. Richard was a member of the Morning Star Church in Kokomo.

Survivors include wife of 61 years Annie L. Stants, son Steve H. Stants and wife Laura of Kokomo, daughter Cathy L. (Stants) Cherry and husband Lon of TN, two brothers, Gerald Stants of MI and James Stants of FL, one sister Mary Anderson of AZ, and five grandchildren, Alonna Cherry, Morgan Cherry, Tanner Cherry, Rania Cherry, and Kaylee Stants.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents John and Ruth Stants, sister Betty R. Kusin of IN, and three grandchildren, Devon Stants, Sidney Stants and Baby Stants.

Stout & Son Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

Memorial donations may be given to SMA Support Inc. at PO Box 6301, Kokomo, IN 46904 or to the Morning Star Church Missions at 2900 E. Markland Ave., Kokomo, IN 46901. Online condolences may be left at www.stoutandson.com.

Stephen H. Stewart

Stephen Harry Stewart, 74, Kokomo, went to be with the Lord on the 16TH day of November, 2015. His family was one of the original settlers in Kokomo with his grandfather, sheriff of Howard County. They were also politicians, serving various offices in Howard County. He was the son of Harry Lewis and Rebecca Sellers Stewart, born on October 18, 1941 in Howard County at St. Joseph Hospital. Steve accepted Jesus Christ as his Lord and Savior on April 18, 1993 by Pastor Al Serhal at Fairfield Christian Church where he married Tanya Reynolds Stewart on July 14, 1961.

Steve graduated from Kokomo High School in 1959, living his entire life in the Kokomo area. He attended Ball State University and joined the 199th Ordnance of the U.S. Army Reserves. He worked a short time for Kingston Products and Delco Radio. In June, 1962, Steve went to work for Ralph I. Stewart Insurance Agency and belonged to various insurance organizations. He was an associate for Patriot Insurance at the time of his death.

Steve served as president of the American Heart Organization, president of South Side Little League, he coached PAL football, Indian Guides, he was a 50 year member of Masonic Lodge, Elks Lodge, Kiwanis Club and was a member of the American Legion. He also served on the board of the Crisis Center and bowled on the Ivy League team at Lowry Lanes. Steve volunteered at Howard Regional Hospital for several years, having achieved over 1,000 hours. In April of 1985, Steve started a traveling trophy for the City Little League Tournament. He also has headed up his high school class reunion. Steve was the Santa Claus for various functions.

Steve loved to watch his grandchildren in their various sports and being with his family which was very important to him. His enjoyment was riding his motorcycle and playing golf with his sons. Steve never met a stranger and was always willing to give of his time to others.

Steve leaves behind, his wife, Tanya; daughter, Lisa and Mike Chilton of Livingston, Texas, their children, Alyssa and C.J.; two sons, Stephen B. and Paula Stewart, their children, Susan and Jimmy; Rusty and Danna Stewart and their children, Joshua and Holly of Kokomo and five great grandchildren, David and Michael Stewart, Sean, Erin and Daniel Jones of Ohio; stepsister, Vickey Weir of Kokomo, sister-in-laws and brother-in-laws, Berdina Head, Robert and Linda Reynolds of Kokomo, Kent and Jean Reynolds, and Roberta Marsh of AZ. and Russ Ricks of Greentown, Toby and Rhonda Reynolds of Tipton; lots of nieces and nephews.

Steve was preceded in death by his parents, Harry and Beckie Stewart; step mother, Mary Clevenger Stewart; brother and sister-in-law, Tom and Cora Stewart and Vianna Gail Ricks; brother-in-laws, Larry Weir and Bob Head; mother and father-in-law, Bert and Mildred Reynolds.

Memorial contributions may be made in Steve’s memory to Fairfield Christian Church. Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Marion A.

Sutterfield

Marion A. Sutterfield, 93, passed away on Saturday, November 14 at 3:45 A.M. at Wellbrooke of Kokomo. Marion was born in Clay Center, KS on September 15, 1922. She was the daughter of Margaret Robinson Borland and William H. Borland. On July 9, 1943 in Salina, KS, she married James S. Sutterfield who preceded her in death on January 26, 2003. Marion was a 68 year member of First Presbyterian Church, Kokomo, IN. She was active in the Women’s Westminster Association and youth group activities at the church. Marion was also a member of the BU Chapter of P.E.O, Tri-Kappa Sorority, and the St. Joseph Hospital Cheer Guild. Marion is survived by her brother, Gregg R. Borland (Anna Kay), of Buffalo, NY; her daughter, Pam Butts (Phil), and her son, Timothy Sutterfield (Crystal), all of Kokomo; her grandchildren, Abigail Kern (Ryan) of Indianapolis, Andrew Butts (Lindsey), of Kokomo, and a step-grandson, Justin Crowell of Kokomo. She is also survived by her four great-grandsons, Graham and Rhett Kern of Indianapolis, and Cooper and Maverick Butts of Kokomo, as well as her three special nieces and a special nephew. She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, James S. Sutterfield, a special niece, Barbara Borland Peelle, and a brother, William H. Borland Jr. Marion was a very wise woman and did a lot of counseling and mentoring with her loving, caring personality. She was an avid reader and very supportive of the arts. Memorial contributions may be made to the Tri-Kappa Barbara Peelle Memorial Scholarship Fund, The American Diabetes Association , The American Cancer Society , or the American Heart Association . A tribute to Marion’s life may be viewed online at www.sunsetmemorygarden.com, where condolences may be shared with her family. Arrangements are under the direction of Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home.

Kelly J. Bess

Kelly Jean Bess, age 58, of Tipton, Indiana passed away on Sunday, November 15, 2015 quietly at her home. She was born on October 30, 1957 in Tipton, Indiana to Ford and Patsy (Hufford) Bess.

Kelly was a member of the graduating class of 1976 from Tipton High School and had served in the US Air Force. She was a member of the Parker City United Methodist Church in Parker City, Indiana and a former member of the Eastern Star of Kempton. In her spare time Kelly enjoyed crocheting, scrap booking, cooking, watching old movies and Colts football. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends and treasured the moments spent with her grandchildren.

Kelly is survived by her three sons; Adam Day of Iowa, Aaron Day of Washington and Brian Day of Washington, her two daughters, Christy Day of Iowa and Jennifer Day of Indiana along with her five grandchildren. Also surviving are her two sisters; Sondra Richter and Kathy Schooley both of Tipton and a brother, Harry Bess of Florida.

Kelly was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Ford (Teeny) Bess and a sister, Carol (Bess) Purdy.

Porter Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

Harry E. Reasner

Harry Edward Reasner, 91, formerly of Tipton was born August 15, 1924 in Greenfield, Indiana to Harry Reasner, Sr. and Crystal Reasner. He passed away November 8, 2015 at his home in Sarasota, Florida.

He was raised in Greenfield where he graduated from Greenfield High School. In the fall of 1942, Harry entered General Motors Institute as one of four co-op students with the Allison Division of General Motors Corporation. When Pearl Harbor was attacked and marked his country’s entry into World War II, he applied for Aviation Cadet Training in the Army Air Force. Harry flew a P-47 Thunderbolt as a World War II fighter pilot. After being discharged from the AAF on September 29, 1945 he attended Purdue University on the G.I. Bill and graduated with a degree in mechanical engineering. While at Purdue, he became a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity. Following graduation from Purdue, he began a career at Midwest Plating and Chemical Corporation.

In 1950, engaging his entrepreneurial sprit and seeing opportunity in the food business, Harry bought the Polar Bear Frozen Custard in Tipton. In 1964 he opened his first Jim Dandy restaurant which was the beginning of the Jim Dandy chain and J.D. Restaurants, Inc. The first Dairy Queen was added to the company in 1988, and today the company has a total of 15 restaurants.

Harry is survived by his wife of 20 years, Susie Garland Reasner; children David Reasner (wife Cheryl) of Carmel, Rebecca Cleveland (husband Peter) of Indianapolis, and Brent Reasner (wife Donna) of Noblesville; stepson Christopher Lowther of Bloomington, Indiana. Also surviving are grandchildren Ryan Reasner (wife Christine), Elaine Reasner, Wesley Cleveland, Brent Cleveland, J. Paul Reasner, Carly Reasner Fitch (husband Gabriel), and great-granddaughter Claudia Christine Reasner.

Harry was preceded in death by his parents Harry and Crystal Reasner, his first wife Rheba Grishaw Reasner, his brother Richard Reasner and sister Joanne Reasner Strubbe.

Harry’s greatest love was his family. He also enjoyed his time at Lake Wawasee, his passion for flying his private aircraft and building his business. He was a life-long member of the Elks Club and the Air Force Association, and a former member of the Columbia Club. Beginning in 1973 Harry proudly served on the advisory board which helped create Purdue University’s School of Restaurant, Hotel and Institutional Management. He had also served on the Tipton School Board.

He was a member of the Indiana Restaurant Association since 1964, and served as its President from 1988-1990. He had the honor of being one of the first members of the Indiana Restaurant Association’s Hall of Fame. He was also a member of the Wawasee Property Owners’ Association, the Aircraft Owners’ and Pilots’ Association and the Siesta Key Chapel in Sarasota.

During his career, Harry mentored many young people in their careers in the food service industry and he displayed his strong dedication to his family, his business, his employees and his community. Following retirement Harry split time between homes on Lake Wawasee in Syracuse, Indiana and Sarasota.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project, 4899 Belfort Road, Suite 300, Jacksonville, Florida, 32256. Arrangements have been entrusted to Young-Nichols Funeral Home, Tipton.

Allan R. Davis

Allan Ray Davis, age 50, passed away on Tuesday November 17, 2015 at his home with his family at his side. He was born on May 6, 1965 in Frankfort, IN to Gerald and Nancy (Weaver) Davis. He married Tammy Nantroup on May 29, 2015.

Ray enjoyed hunting for arrow heads, stone carving and hunting. He served in the U.S. Army and was owner and operator of Ray’s Septic Service of Tipton County.

Ray was loved by many and will be missed by all.

Survivors include his parents, Gerald and Nancy Davis of Tipton, his wife Tammy Davis of Tipton, a daughter, Kaylee Davis of Tipton, two step sons; Jason and Danny Jackson both of Tipton. Also surviving are two brothers; Jeff Davis of Tipton and Rodney Davis of Howard County.

Porter Funeral Home to help the family offset funeral expenses.

David L. Bible

David Lee Bible, age 64, passed away on Tuesday November 16, 2015 at his home in Lafayette, IN. He was born on July 31, 1951 in Lafayette, IN to Enoch and Mildred (Wray) Bible. On May 4, 1991 he married Martina Luttrell and she survives.

David enjoyed all types of sports, especially football. In his spare time he liked fishing and motorcycle riding. David was a 1969 graduate of Lafayette Jefferson High School and had served proudly with the US Army from 1971 to 1973 stationed in Germany, He retired from Chrysler in Kokomo, ITP1, in 1998 after 30 years of service to the car company. David was a member of the Hobbs Christian Church and the American Legion.

Survivors include Martina and his son, David King of Kokomo. Also surviving are 2 nieces and a nephew; Danea Dieselberg, Daniel Bible Jr. and DeAndrea Barkocy.

David was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Angel M. Bible and a brother Daniel Bible.

Porter Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

Benjamin B. Bolinger

Benjamin B. Bolinger, 74, of Kokomo, passed away at 8:10 p.m. Friday evening at his home in Kokomo. He was born July 30, 1941 in Howard County to Clifford and Alma (Koehler) Bolinger. He married Cassie Lambert on June 1, 1970 and she survives. Ben was a life long farmer and partner with his father and brother in C.M. Bolinger and Sons until 1989.

Ben was a graduate of Northwestern High School and member of Hillside Missionary Baptist Church. He loved animals, reading his Bible and had a wonderful sense of humor. Ben served his country in the US Army during the Viet Nam era.

Surviving family include his wife Cassie Bolinger, Kokomo; daughter and son-in-law, Jody Lynn (Ron) Bolinger Andrews, Kokomo; siblings, Mike Bolinger, Kokomo; and Carolyn (Ed) Boyce, Salina, KS; and sister-in-law, Meriam Bolinger, Beard, IN. He is also survived by a special niece, Debby Sherron and several other nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brother, Neil Bolinger.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 17th at Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston with Pastor Doyle Buckner officiating. Burial will follow at Galveston Cemetery with Military rites graveside. Visitation will be held from 4 – 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston assisted the family with arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com

Andrew M. Vallina

Andrew Michael Vallina, 56, Kokomo, passed away at 4:26 pm on Monday, November 16, 2015, at his home. He was born on May 23, 1957, in Kokomo, the son of Angel & Arkie (McDonald) Vallina. On September 23, 2015, he married Jennifer L. Clark and she survives.

Andrew was a 1978 graduate of Haworth High School. He was employed with Fiat Chrysler Corporation in material control since 1995. Andrew was a member of UAW Local 685. In 1971 he won the Kokomo Soap Box Derby and went on to compete in the National Competition held in Akron, OH. Andrew enjoyed playing his guitar and caring for his dogs, Vinny & Virginia, which he loved. He was an excellent chess player, always willing to play.

Andrew is survived by his wife, Jennifer Vallina, Kokomo; mother, Arkie Vallina, Searcy, AR; sisters, Angela (Phillip) Van Aldorf, Bald Knob, AR, Alicia (Brian) Cunningham, Kokomo, and Anna (Terry) Gontko, Cooper City, FL; sister-in-law, Alyssa Konazeski, Marion, IN; step-children, Layla Clark, Logan Hicks, and Lliam Clark; nieces and nephews, Gary Zomant, Kristi Zomant, Michael Gontko, Michelle Gontko, and Matthew Cunningham, along with two children whom he helped to raise with longtime friend Kelly Tinder, Hailey and Makala Tinder.

Andrew was preceded in death by his father, Angel Vallina.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

Messages of condolence may be left online atwww.shirleyandstout.com.

Richard W. Schultz

Richard W. Schultz, 83, Kokomo, entered into the presence of his Lord & Savior, Jesus Christ, at 5:00 pm on Tuesday, November 17, 2015, at Northwoods Village in Kokomo. He was born on December 20, 1931, in Pontiac, MI, the son of John Irvin & Geneva Pearl (Himebaugh) Schultz. On August 25, 1951, he married Jeannette I. Norwood and she survives.

Richard was a 1949 graduate of Ben Lippen High School, Ashville, NC. He then went on to graduate in 1953 from Kalamazoo College in Michigan. Richard retired in 1990 after 32 years of service as the General Manager for WARU Radio in Peru. He was a member of the First Church of the Nazarene and a former member of First Baptist Church in Peru. Richard had been an active member of the Lions club in Peru where he was awarded the Melvin Jones Fellowship.

Richard is survived by his loving wife, Jeannette I. Schultz, Kokomo; children, Jeffrey R. (Lynn E.) Schultz, Etna, OH, Victor S. (Susan) Schultz, Shepherdsville, KY, Darcee E. (Pat) Murphy, Brookville, IN, and Holly S. (Bob) Constable, Kokomo; grandchildren, Josh, Brandon, Jordan, Sarah, Taylor, Nathaniel, Jeremiah, Caleb, Karis, Rachel, Lauren, Ben, Anna, Blake, and Andrew, along with 14 great-grandchildren.

Richard was preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Karen Murphy.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be left online atwww.shirleyandstout.com.

Richard L. Bruce

Richard L. Bruce, 92, of Kokomo, formerly of South Bend, passed away at 11:40 PM, Tuesday, November 17, 2015, at his residence. He was born February 16, 1923, in Tipton County, to William E. Bruce and Bessie I. (Gunter) Bruce. On October 15, 1949, in Mt. Olive, Illinois, he married Maxine E. (Dragovich) Bruce. She preceded him in death on September 9, 1995. Then on October 23, 2007, in Kokomo, he married Frances “Marie” (Tillery) Arnest-Bruce. She preceded him in death January 26, 2015. For 40 years he was Captain of the Ushers at Notre Dame Football games, and also worked as a truck driver for General Liquors in South Bend. He was a member of Teamsters Local 364. He was also a huge fan of Notre Dame Football.

He is survived by a daughter, Sharon K. Closson and husband Rick of Mishawaka; grandchildren, Andrea K. Closson-Handley of Mishawaka, Chris J. Bruce and wife Jackie of South Bend, and Nick L. Bruce and wife Jessica of South Bend; also several great grandchildren .

He was preceded in death by a son Jim “J.B.” J. Bruce, grandson, Ricky Closson, five sisters, and two brothers.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Guardian Angel Hospice or to the donor’s choice.

Jeffery D. Smith

Jeffery Daniel Smith left his earthly body on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at Northwestern University Memorial Hospital, Chicago, IL after a brief illness. He was born on September 14, 1959 in Kokomo, IN to Donald C. and Gretta J (Rioth) Smith. He grew up in Galveston and had resided in Logansport for over 25 years.

Jeff was a 1978 graduate of Lewis Cass High School and a 1997 graduate of Indiana University, Kokomo. He had worked at Logansport State Hospital for over 10 years and currently was employed 18 years at IBP/Tyson as an Occupational Registered Nurse. He enjoyed watching NASCAR and the Colts. He was a member of Faith United Methodist Church in Kokomo.

He is survived by his son, Andrew C. Smith; his mother Gretta Smith; a sister and brother-in-law Debra and Edward Beheler; a brother and sister-in-law, Steven R. and Lauri Smith; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father.

Murray Weaver Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

Memorial contributions may be given to the American Diabetes Association or Faith United Methodist Church. Online condolences may be sent to his family at www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com