flower

Nemiah Purdon, 32, Visiting a Common Nuisance, Possession of a Look-A-Like Substance

Jason Paul, 36, Robbery, Domestic Battery

David Lawson, 34, Warrant: Failure to Appear (2 Counts)

Rubean Taylor, 26, Resisting Law Enforcement, Possession of Marijuana

Brandi Lawson, 32, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence, Maintaining a Common Nuisance

Carrianne Spencer, 30, Theft (2 Counts), Visiting a Common Nuisance, Possession of Paraphernalia

William Kerschner, 20, Theft, False Informing, Visiting a Common Nuisance, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Michael Paul, 35, Possession of a Legend Drug, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Neglect of a Dependant, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Look-A-Like Substance, Dealing a Look-A-Like Substance, Possession of Paraphernalia

Jamie Michael, 35, Domestic Battery, Interference with Reporting a Crime

Sergio Villarreal Jr., 31, Possession of Marijuana

Kenetta Slusher, 46, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Brittany Haney, 28, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence Possession of a Look-A-Like Substance

Norman Cote, 34, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

(2 Counts)

Martin Wilson, 30, Driving While suspended, OWI Endangering a Person

Michael Bradley Jr., 44, Possession of Methamphe-tamine, False Informing, Possession of Paraphernalia, Driving While Suspended

Carter Powell, 40, Obstruction of Justice, Possession of Methamphe-tamine, Possession of Paraphernalia

Manuel Duke, 28, Domestic Battery, Interference with Reporting a Crime, Domestic Battery

Rafael Gonzalez, 54, Public Intoxication

Cory King, 32, Battery, Resisting Law Enforcement, Public Intoxication

James Pearcy, 43, Possession of a Syringe, Possession of Paraphernalia

Shalom Colon, 22, Disorderly Conduct

Julie Martin, 46, Warrant: Failure to Appear, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Aaron Martin, 24, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Katelin Dupree, 19, Possession of a Legend Drug, Theft

Hillary Summers, 37, Domestic Battery

Matthew Mathis, 38, Possession of Methamphe-tamine, Possession of Paraphernalia

Cyyonna Hizer, 20, Warrant: Failure to Appear

(3 Counts)

Scott Bowman, 49, Public Intoxication

Michael Reeves, 41, Driving While Suspended

Ashley Fording, 22, Warrant: Contempt of Court

Kelsey Caudill, 27, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Jamon Reed, 39, Warrant: Parole/Probation Violation

Darius Eubank, 19, Never Obtaining a Driver’s License

Alicia Meranda, 28, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Michael Selleck, 38, Non-Aggravated Battery on a Police Officer, OWI, OWI Endangering a Person

Renee Murphy, 49, Warrant: Parole/Probation Violation, Theft, False Informing, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Paraphernalia

Shane Turner, 30, Possession of Methamphe-tamine

Brian Jones, 40, Visiting a Common Nuisance

Shelby Blackburn, 25, Warrant: In-Home Detention Violation

Marlana Smith, 38, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Shania Lee, 22, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Robert Hilligoss, 38, Theft

Brandon McKillip, 31, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence, Warrant: Non-Compliance

Kevin George, 49, Auto Theft

Zachary McCombs, 36, Theft

Tyras Pigg, 21, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Brevon Ellis, 21, Possession of Marijuana, Resisting Law Enforcement, Never Obtaining a Driver’s License, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Joshua Laughner, 31, OWI

Daniesha Oliver, 23, OWI

Trenton Breedlove, 37, Warrant: Failure to Appear, False Informing

Jason Rees, 33, Public Intoxication

Nelson Parvin, 24, Warrant: Contempt of Court

Russell Fouch, 52, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Possession of a Syringe

Timothy Grover, 56, OWI Endangering a Person

Stephanie Troyer, 26, Warrant: Failure to Appear (4 Counts)

Fonston Hizer, 44, Warrant: Failure to Appear (2 Counts), Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Jesse Anthony, 44, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Wesley Spires, 29, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Anton Parker, 54, OWI Endangering a Person

Shannon Young, 42, Possession of Parapher-nalia, OWI

SENTENCING

Kobe Beard

Charges: Theft

Defense Counsel: Mark Dabrowski

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 306 days, executed, pay restitution to victim

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Stephanie Lanning

Charges: Possession of a Controlled Substance

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 46 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug program

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

Buffy Lewis

Charges: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Mark Dabrowski

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Court now imposes 365 days of previously suspended sentence to be served in the Howard County Jail

Fees: Court costs

Jacob Waldman

Charges: Residential Entry

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 730 days, 228 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, no contact with the victim

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Timothy

Winston II

Charges: Possession of a Look-A-Like Substance, Public Intoxication

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: T.J. Rethlake

Sentence: Count I: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 80 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence; Count II: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 80 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, sentences shall run concurrently and consecutively with 34D02-1703-F4-00058, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

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

Austin Harmon

Charges: Possession of Methamphe-tamine

Defense Counsel: Brent Dechert

Prosecutor: T.J. Rethlake

Sentence: Indiana Department of Correction for 913 days, 344 days executed, balance suspended, In-Home detention and supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug program

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

Bryan Dulworth

Charges: Unlawful Possession of a Syringe

Defense Counsel: Joshua Leicht

Prosecutor: Justin Alter

Sentence: Indiana Department of Correction for 730 days, 128 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug program

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

Thaddeus Jefferson

Charges: Visiting a Common Nuisance

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug program

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

Trenton Stitts

Charges: Possession of Marijuana

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: T.J. Rethlake

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 10 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug program

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

Cara Lee

Charges: Dealing Marijuana

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Justin Alter

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 8 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug program

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

Shaelyn Pearson

Charges: Possession of Marijuana

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 162 days, executed

Fees: Court costs, Drug Interdiction fee

Michael Roark

Charges: Maintaining a Common Nuisance-Controlled Substances

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Indiana Department of Correction for 730 days, 196 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug program

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

Bradley Hamilton

Charges: Possession of an Altered Handgun, Possession of Methamphe-tamine

Defense Counsel: Jeffrey Elftman

Prosecutor: Justin Alter

Sentence: Indiana Department of Correction for 2,190 days, executed

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, Drug Interdiction fee

Michael Byrd

Charges: Intimidation

Defense Counsel: Andrew Vandenbosch

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 913 days, 365 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee

Peter Powell

Charges: Theft, Criminal Mischief

Defense Counsel: Andrew Vandenbosch

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Count I: Howard County Jail for 548 days, 34 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence; Count II: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 34 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, sentences shall run concurrent

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee

Shayne Ridenour

Charges: Theft

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 913 days, 730 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, pay restitution to the victim

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee

Shawn Dotson

Charges: Driving While Suspended, Possession of a Look-A-Like Drug

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: On each count: Howard County Jail for 365 days, suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, sentences shall run consecutively and consecutive with 34D02-1402-FD-00024

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee

Shawn Dotson

Charges: Resisting Law Enforcement

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 6 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, sentences shall run consecutively and consecutive with 34D02-1610-F5-00281

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee

Shinika Anderson

Charges: Conversion

Defense Counsel: Matt Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 4 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, pay restitution to victim

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee

Stephen Damore

Charges: OWI

Defense Counsel: Derick Steele

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug program, license is suspended for 90 days, complete 40 hours of community service

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

Kyle

Moody-Young

Charges: Possession of Marijuana

Defense Counsel: Mark Dabrowski

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 6 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug program

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

Nathan Green

Charges: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license is suspended for 90 days, complete Driving with a License program

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, Driving with a License program fee

Caleb Cole

Charges: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: Matt Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license is suspended for 90 days, complete Driving with a License program

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee, Driving with a License program fee

Jose Morales

Charges: Operating a Vehicle without ever Receiving a License, Carrying a Handgun without a License

Defense Counsel: Matt Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Count I: Howard County Jail for 60 days, 4 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence; Count II: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 4 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee

Megan Day

Charges: Conversion

Defense Counsel: Matt Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Joshua Burkett

Charges: Leaving the Scene of an Accident

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Scott McClelland

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 16 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, pay restitution to victim

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Lisa Rooker

Charges: Operating a Motor Vehicle as a Habitual Traffic Violator

Defense Counsel: Steven Raquet

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 4 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license is suspended for 90 days, complete Driving with a License program

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, community service fee, Driving with a License program fee

John Mohler

Charges: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license is suspended for 90 days, complete Driving with a License program

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, Driving with a License program fee

Thomas Jacques

Charges: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 4 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license is suspended for 90 days

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, community service fee, Community Drug Free Awareness fee

Kathy Bailey

Charges: OWI

Defense Counsel: Andrew Vandenbosch

Prosecutor: T.J. Rethlake

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 10 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug program, license is suspended for 6 months

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, Alcohol and Drug program fee, Community Drug Free Awareness fee

Trista Jackson

Charges: Possession of Marijuana

Defense Counsel: Derick Steele

Prosecutor: Scott McClelland

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 6 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Ronald Baxter

Charges: Robbery

Defense Counsel: Derick Steele

Prosecutor: Scott McClelland

Sentence: Indiana Department of Correction for 10 years, executed

Fees: Court costs

Percy Parkevich

Charges: Neglect of a Dependant

Defense Counsel: Rodney Shrock

Prosecutor: T.J. White Jr.

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 18 months, 14 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

BIRTHS

Cooper Scott Truax

Dob: 1/10/2018

Sex: M Time: 6:41 a.m.

Wt: 7 lbs., 5 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Emily (Watkins) and Adam Truax

Madison Dawn Sealy

Dob: 12/272017

Sex: F Time: 5:38 p.m.

Wt: 6 lbs., 5 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Aimee Sealy

Izayah Ronald Canady

Dob: 12/29/2017

Sex: F Time: 8:29 a.m.

Wt: 5 lbs., 13 oz.a

Parents’ name(s): Megan (Chandler) and Adam Canady

Kristianna Brooklynne Davis

Dob: 12/29/2017

Sex: F Time: 9:57 a.m.

Wt: 6 lbs., 13 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Deidra (Richardson) and Devonte Davis

Tatum Michael Laudenschlager

Dob: 12/29/2017

Sex: M Time: 11:38 a.m.

Wt: 9 lbs., 5 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Jordan (Clark) and Evan Laudenschlager

Aiden Daniel Barrett

Dob: 12/30/2017

Sex: M Time: 9:58 a.m.

Wt: 7 lbs., 4 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Kaitlyn (Johnson-Judy) and Richard Barrett

Harper Rose Coan

Dob: 1/2/2018

Sex: F Time: 1:02 p.m.

Wt: 8 lbs., 2 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Holly Roudebush and Joshua Coan

Maverick Michael Evans Newton

Dob: 1/2/2018

Sex: M Time: 10:44 a.m.

Wt: 7 lbs., 8 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Breanna Newton

Willow Jane Massey

Dob: 1/3/2018

Sex: F Time: 9:43 a.m.

Wt: 7 lbs., 1 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Angel Stout and Jarred Massey

Kailee Clydette Pearson

Dob: 1/3/2018

Sex: F Time: 5:44 p.m.

Wt: 6 lbs., 7 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Kriston Pearson

Jaxson Edward DeMoss

Dob: 1/3/2018

Sex: M Time: 8:01 a.m.

Wt: 7 lbs., 9 oz.

Parents’ name(s): KeSha Powe and Timothy DeMoss

Roman Taylor Keith

Dob: 1/4/2018

Sex: M Time: 2:33 p.m.

Wt: 8 lbs., 12 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Kayla (Elkins) and Jonathan Keith

Niklaus Keith Stoyonvich

Dob: 1/7/2018

Sex: M Time: 1:14 a.m.

Wt: 6 lbs., 14 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Kmisha Beedy and Jacob Stoyonovich

Jayden Rose Jewell

Dob: 1/7/2018

Sex: F Time: 10:13 p.m.

Wt: 7 lbs., 4 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Aubrey (Bagley) Reed and Bradley Jewell

Callen David Speck

Dob: 1/8/2018

Sex: M Time: 7:05 a.m.

Wt: 7 lbs., 14 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Kelsey (Golden) and Mark Speck

MARRIAGE

January 11

Jake Roberts, 28, Kokomo

Ceira Wood, 25, Kokomo

Josie O’Neal, 34, Kokomo

Michael Brown, 33, Windfall

January 12

Keegan Pollard, 37, Kokomo

Latisha Love, 31, Kokomo

Hani Aboudi, 27, Kokomo

Sandra Alkhalil, 24, Kokomo

Steven Zehring, 43, Kokomo

Samantha Sanders, 29, Kokomo

Steven Browning, 48, Kokomo

Mary Henry, 36, Kokomo

January 16

Wilton Hendrickson II, 40, Kokomo

Kelli Ogle, 40, Kokomo

DIVORCE

January 3

Nicholas and Sarah Landrum

January 11

Feng Wei and Zhi Liang

Esther and Elmer Heath

January 12

Joshua and Amanda DeWeese

Tiffany and Lindsey Gaddis

January 16

Brandi and Matthew Roberts

Charity and Michael Gibbs Jr.

Superior II

Leslie and Deanna Phipps

Superior IV

Dorothy and Kaleb McKee

Christopher and Amber McKibben

Cheri Wilkerson Ladd and Donnie Ladd

Jared and Ashley Hill

DOMESTIC RELATIONS

Circuit Court

Wed., Jan. 24, 1:30 p.m.

Taya and Matthew Amsbury, Petition to Modify Hearing

Thurs., Jan. 25, 9 a.m.

Leah and Joshua Camp, Citation

11 a.m.

Tabitha and Buddy McLay, Citation

1:30 p.m.

Joshua and Morgan Williams, Petition to Modify

Fri., Jan. 26, 9 a.m.

Kayla and Taylor Patton, Final Hearing

Tamara and Richard Carter II, Other

Allison and David Spurlin II, Provisional Order Hearing

Tues., Jan. 30, 2 p.m.

Joseph and Cecilia Broens, Final Hearing

Superior I

Mon., Jan, 29, 1:30 p.m.

Casey and John Brumfiel II, Petition to Modify

Superior II

Thurs., Jan. 25, 8:30 a.m.

Alene and Larry Pyke, Custody Hearing

1:30 p.m.

Tara Keller and Roger Kinnaman, Other

2:30 p.m.

Dawn and Jamie Wenger, Support Hearing

3 p.m.

Gloria and Nicholas Werner, Provisional Order Hearing

Fri., Jan. 26, 1:30 p.m.

Katie and Gerald Guyer III, Other

2:30 p.m.

Sam and Ann Clabough Jr., Support Hearing

Superior IV

Thurs., Jan. 25, 8:30 a.m. Valerie and Brian Vaught, Citation

Stephanie and Jason Henderson, Citation

Lori and Ryan Davis, Reappear

Randi and James Sims, Reappear

Ashly Bates and Joseph Soupley, Reappear

Mandi and Kane Harden, Reappear

Nichol and Ronald Jewell, Reappear

10 a.m.

Sarah Heldman and Brandon Fisher, Provisional Order Hearing

Fri., Jan. 26, 1:30 p.m.

Maria and Henry Young Jr., Provisional Order Hearing

Mon., Jan. 29, 8:30 a.m.

Lori and Gerry Good, Motion to Dismiss

OBITUARIES

Thomas Roe Jr.

Thomas Jess Roe Jr., age 70, of Tipton, Indiana passed away on Wednesday January 3, 2018 at IU Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born on July 15, 1947 in Elwood, IN to Thomas Sr. and Mary (Moore) Roe. On September 8, 1973 Tom married Mary Rigsby.

He was a veteran of the US Army. Tom was a driver for Walker Disposal in Tipton for over 20 years.

Porter Funeral Home, Tipton, assisted with the arrangements.

Jerry Barnes

Jerry L. “Barney” Barnes, 75, Burlington, passed away at his home on Tuesday, January 9, 2018, at 10:45 am. He was born December 30, 1942, in Carroll County, IN, the son of the late Elmer L. & Lola Vivian (Barnes) Barnes.

Jerry was a 1961 graduate of Burlington High School. He had worked for Harvey & Son Construction, and Tenbrook Sales.

Stout & Son Funeral Home, Neptune Chapel, 44 Michigan Street, Burlington, assisted with the arrangements. Memorial donations may be given in memory of Jerry’s granddaughter Paige Barnes, to Angel Fund, c/o Indiana Donor Network Foundation, 3760 Guion Road, Indianapolis, IN 46222. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.stoutandson.com.

Steven Treat

Steven G. Treat, 61, of Kokomo, died at his home on Tuesday January 2, 2018.

Steven was born on August 10, 1956 in Norfolk, VA to Charles E. and Patricia A. Treat. Steven proudly served in the United States Navy from 1975 until 1981.

He spent his life doing handyman jobs and woodworking.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to your local animal shelter.

Thomas Hess

Thomas Ivan Hess, 80, Kokomo, passed away at 6:45 am on Sunday, January 14, 2018, at his home. He was born August 21, 1937, in Logansport, the son of the late Clair William & Mary Bernice (Coughlin) Hess. On June 21, 1964, at Central Christian Church in New Albany, IN, he married Sharon Ann Oakes and she survives.

Tom was a graduate of Logansport High School and a graduate of Rhett’s College where he received an Associate’s degree in Electronics. He served with the United States Army from 1962-1966. Tom retired in 1996 after over 31 years of service from Delco Electronics as a general supervisor of manufacturing.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 West Lincoln Road, Kokomo, assisted with the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made in Tom’s memory to First Evangelical Presbyterian Church. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Beulah Dutchess

Beulah “Bea” M. Dutchess, 86, of Galveston, passed away at her home Sunday evening, January 14th with her family. She was born June 3, 1931 in Cass County to Kenneth and Dorothy (Morgan) Osborn. She married Creg Dutchess on February 23, 1985 in Kokomo. He preceded her in death February 19, 2015.

Bea retired from Nursing in 1990 with several years’ service.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to the Walton American Legion Post #418, Walton, Indiana. Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston was entrusted with arrangements.

Violet Slifka

Violet “Vi” Florence (Schaefer) Slifka, 91, passed away on January 10, 2018. She was born to Frederick and Violet (Walton) Schaefer on February 1, 1926 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Vi was a graduate of Waterford High School, class of 1943. She married Richard Slifka on August 3, 1957, and he preceded her in passing on July 2, 2012.

Please consider making a donation to Lutheran Church of Our Redeemer in memory of Vi.

Glen Alexander

Glen Alan Alexander, 56, Kokomo passed away at 12:43pm on January 10, 2018 at his home.

Glen was born on March 31, 1961 to Donald L. and Frances M. (Damone) Alexander in Caribou, Maine.

Glen was a graduate of Taylor High School, Class of 1979. He worked on the production line at Haynes International for thirty one years before retiring.

In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Oasis Baptist Church (1446 S Baumbauer Rd. Wabash, IN 46992).

Arrangements were entrusted to Ellers Mortuary and Cremation Center

Lyle Fitch

Lyle Eugene Fitch, 88, Kokomo, passed away on January 12, 2018 at Bethlehem Woods in Fort Wayne. Lyle was born to George and Bertha (Gearries) Fitch on August 11, 1929. He married Marjorie May Turner on June 6, 1953.

Lyle retired from Continental Steel in March of 1983.

You may visit www.ellersmortuarywebster.com to sign the guest book, or to leave a condolence for the family.

Patricia Stovall

Patti died in St. Vincent’s Hospital, Kokomo, IN, on Jan. 1, 2018, after suffering many years with COPD. She was born in the family home on Chief Rd, Manistee Co., MI, to Clarence (Dutch) and Helen Bowling Monk.

Patti graduated from Bear Lake Rural Agricultural School in May of 1955. She retired from Electronic Data Systems in 1992.

She married Thomas J. Stovall on May 24, 1988, in Reno NV and he preceded her in death in 1991.

Burial of ashes will occur in the spring of 2018 in the Bear Lake Township Cemetery, Bear Lake, MI, next to her husband Tom. Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory was entrusted with cremation.

Viola Maxine Dyer

On January 15, 2018, Maxine passed away peacefully surrounded by family. She was born in Boydsville, Arkansas to Everett and Hazel Morrow on May 9, 1928. She was the oldest of five kids.

Her last place of employment, at the age of 80, was at Kokomo-Center Schools where she was “grandma” to many.

Arrangements were entrusted to Stout & Son Funeral Home, Russiaville.

Edna Cody

Edna P. Cody, 99 has passed to her heavenly home on Monday January 15, 2018 at Wellington. She was born on August 8, 1918 in Claibourne, TN to William Sherman and Sarah (Yeary) Eden. In May of 1939 Edna married Roy L. Cody and he passed away on June 29, 1997.

Edna went to the Brown School in Tennessee worked at K-Mart, Montgomery Ward and National Seal. den; husband Roy Cody; sisters Vivian Ada, Stout & Son Funeral Home 200 E. Main St. Russiaville, assisted with the arrangements. Online condolences may be left at www.stoutandson.com.

Ruth Toler

Ruth Ann Toler, 91, of South Bend, IN formerly of R.R. 1 Bringhurst, went to be with the Lord, Monday January 15, 2018 at Signature Healthcare of South Bend. She was born January 3, 1927 in Grant County the daughter of Amzie and Jessie Stuart Marley.

She was a Licensed Practical Nurse and was employed by the Burlington Clinic for several years.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Moody Radio, 820 N. LaSalle Blvd. Chicago, IL 60610 Arrangements were entrusted to Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston.

Gregory Higgins

Gregory Allen Higgins, 67, Kokomo passed away at 4:33pm on January 17, 2018 at Community Howard Regional Hospital. Greg was born on May 16th, 1950 to Frederick E. and Nelda M. (Gunnell) Higgins in Kokomo, IN. Greg graduated from Lewis Cass high school, Class of 1969. He married Mary Foster on August 19th, 1972. They were married 29 years until she passed in 2001.

Greg served our nation proudly in the United States Air Force in 1981. He retired from Delphi in 2001 after a career of thirty years.

Ellers Mortuary, Webster Street Chapel, assisted with the arrangements. Share condolences and memories with the family at ellersmortuarywebster.com.

David Hufhand

David Hufhand, 81, passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 in Kokomo. David was born on October 24, 1936 to the late Samuel and Genevieve (Erwin) Hufhand in Wellsville, New York.

David graduated from high school in Kittanning, Pennsylvania, and then enlisted in the United States Air Force and served honorably for four years. David’s primary occupation in the Air Force was a radio control operator. He married Marina Patronoff in 1959 and she preceded David in death on June 8, 1998.

Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home assisted with the arrangements. Memorial contributions in David’s name may be made to The Wounded Warrior Project.

Donna Peterson

Donna Lynn Peterson, 56, Kokomo, passed away on January 16th, 2018 at St. Vincent Kokomo at 4:16 a.m.

Donna was born on May 14th, 1961 in Louisville, KY to her parents Donald Ray and Evelyn Marie (Markham) Peterson.

Donna was a graduate of Taylor High School, Class of 1979 and went on to receive her Associates Degree from I.U. Bloomington in 1981.

In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Kokomo Humane Society or your local Alcoholics Anonymous group.

Arrangement were entrusted to Ellers Mortuary and Cremation Center.

Corene Lobeck

Corene A. Lobeck passed into her heavenly home on January 15, 2018 surrounded by family in her apartment at North Woods Commons. She was born on October 19, 1926 in Gideon, MO to Walter E. and Edna Miller. She was married to J. Lowell Downs in 1944. On July 26, 1963 she married Melvin H. Lobeck who preceded her in death on February 11, 2009.

She worked at Delco Electronics as a clerk for 23 years, retiring in 1986. Later she was the secretary at New Fairlawn Church and a receptionist at the Kokomo YWCA.

Arrangement were entrusted to Ellers Mortuary and Cremation Center.

Mary Hendrick

Mary Gertrude Hendrick, 94 and formerly of Kokomo, passed away on January 9, 2018 in Lewisburg, Tennessee. Mary was born on April 14, 1923 to the late Albert and Abigail (Turner) Fishero in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was married to Morris Hendrick and he preceded Mary in death in 1992.

Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home assisted with the arrangements.

Gwendolyn Ballew

Gwendolyn Elaine (Evans) Ballew, 64, of Kokomo went to be with her Lord and Savior on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at Golden Living Center. She was born on May 12, 1953 in Atlanta, GA to Paul Jackson and Gilla Dean (Hodgins) Evans.

On July 16, 1971 she married Danny Ray Ballew, he survives. During her working career, she had work in Sales and Accounts Payable at N Vision.

Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home assisted with the arrangements. Online condolences and messages may be left for the family at www.sunsetmemorygarden.com.

Mariruth Armfield

Mariruth Armfield, 93, Kokomo, went home to join the other angels and to be with her Heavenly Father and her Husband Dale on January 19, 2018. She was born February 3, 1924 in Madison County to Cecil and Irene (Miles) Fouch. On November 24, 1943, she married Dale Russell Armfield in Elwood, Indiana. He preceded her in death in 2013.

Mariruth was a 1942 graduate of Frankton High School.

In the 1967 she gained employment at St. Joseph Hospital as a nursing aide and worked in that role for 7 years.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 W. Lincoln Rd., Kokomo, assisted with the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made in Mariruth’s memory to Fairfield Christian Church and Greentown Lions Club Armfield-Moyer Round Barn. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Michael Geary

Michael “Big Mike” Geary, 29 passed away after a short illness on Monday, January 1, 2018. He was born January 26, 1988, in Kokomo to his parents, Mark and Kim Geary. Kim preceded him in death.

Michael leaves behind a loving family; brothers Myles Geary (Denise) and Matt Geary (Nicole), and nephews Turner, Jordan, Camden and Chase. He also had a very special niece, Adelaide. Family wasn’t about blood to Michael, he counted everyone he met among his family and friends.

Michael graduated from Western High School in 2007 and worked at Greeno Insurance.

Anyone who met Michael never could say they were without a friend.

A legacy fund has been set up through the Community Foundation, to benefit The Gilead House. You may make contributions to the Michael “Big Mike” Geary fund. Forms are available at the Community Foundation, 212 W Sycamore St or at Greeno Insurance, 600 E Markland, Kokomo, IN 46902.

A celebration of life will take place in the future. Stout and Son Funeral Homes are assisting the family with cremation. Messages of condolence may be left at www.stoutandson.com.