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ARRESTS:

Chloe Boor,19, Possession of Marijuana

Kamren Starkey, 20, Possession of Marijuana

Ashley Crews, 25, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Jodie Bruce, 45, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Eduardo Ochoa, 20, Driving While Suspended

Michael Johnston, 24, Driving While Suspended

Rodger Wisehart Jr., 37, Possession of a Syringe

Stephanie Craig, 39, Warrant: Failure to Appear (2 Counts)

William Phillips, 52, Theft

Caleb Cole, 25, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Donald Coleman, 52, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

David McClure, 44, Possession of a Synthetic Cannabinoid

Rachel Perry, 28, Non-Aggravated Battery on a Police Officer, Resisting Law Enforcement

Jamie Comstock, 42, Domestic Violence Invasion of Privacy, Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury, Aggressive Driving, Battery, Hit Skip Accident

Heather Blackburn, 33, False Informing

Raymond Shelley, 47, Aid, Induce, Cause Invasion of Privacy

Stephanie Shelley, 23, Domestic Violence Invasion of Privacy, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Daniel Blackburn, 55, Public Intoxication

Lavance White, 25, False Informing

William Walker, 24, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Parapher-nalia, Possession of a Look-A-Like Substance

Kamden McGrew, 22, Illegal Possession of a Handgun by a Serious Violent Offender, Dealing in Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine

James Hubbard, 51, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence (2 Counts)

Jonathan Fred, 32, Criminal Recklessness

Cole Lane, 25, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Thomas Ohmer Jr., 33, Resisting Law Enforcement

Jessica Parker, 30, Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury

Tyler Degenkolb, 23, Resisting Law Enforcement, Hit Skip Accident, OWI

Gregory Harbaugh, 48, Possession of Paraphernalia

Tabitha Harrington, 27, Possession of a Syringe, Visiting a Common Nuisance, Possession of Paraphernalia

Amanda Bogue, 30, Possession of Methamphe-tamine, Possession of a Controlled Substance (3 Counts), Possession of Paraphernalia, Visiting a Common Nuisance

Chelsi Thomas, 28, Possession of a Syringe, Visiting a Common Nuisance, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Michael Moon, 30, Visiting a Common Nuisance

Blaine Nelson, 27, Visiting a Common Nuisance

Lentez Ellis, 42, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Selling a Narcotic Drug, Dealing in Methamphe-tamine, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Narcotic Drug, Possession of Methamphetamine

Hagan Nussbaum, 20, Maintaining a Common Nuisance

Charles Dockerty, 29, Visiting a Common Nuisance

Michael Massey, 35, Trespassing, Resisting Law Enforcement, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Joseph Galloway Jr., 59, Burglary

Justin Shuck, 34, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Diane Shirley, 35, Theft

Scott Stabler, 54, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Curtis Williams, 27, Mischief, Battery

Anthony Turnpaugh, 35, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Kyle Buis, 29, Domestic Violence Invasion of Privacy, Possession of Paraphernalia

Matthew Merrill, 27, Possession of a Syringe

Brock Corcoran, 36, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Tikia McMath, 27, Fraud (3 Counts)

Ryan Diveley, 33, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Clayton Holman, 30, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Samantha Biczo, 28, Warrant: Failure to Appear, Forgery (2 Counts)

Terry Fish, 34, Warrant: Non-Compliance, Habitual Traffic Offender

Adam Day, 28, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Amanda Prophitt, 37, Theft

Syreeta Jones, 41, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Melinda Hettsman-sperger, 41, OWI Endangering a Person

James Farris, 22, OWI

Thomas Jacques, 58, OWI

Bryan Hill, 38, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Driving While Suspended, OWI Endangering a Person, Trafficking with an Inmate

Seth Walker, 31, OWI Endangering a Person

Kathy Bailey, 56, OWI

Andrew Nichols, 23, OWI

Charles Beals, 57, OWI

CRIMINAL SENTENCING

Andrew Moore

Charges: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Court now imposes 186 days of previously suspended sentence to be served in the Howard County Jail

Fees: Court costs

Kaylie Miller

Charges: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Court now imposes 180 days of previously suspended sentence to be served in the Howard County Jail

Fees: Court costs

James Bailey II

Charges: Resisting Law Enforcement

Defense Counsel: Andrew Vandenbosch

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peele

Sentence: Hoard County Jail for 913 days, 183 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

Steven Newgent

Charges: Possession of a Handgun without a Permit

Defense Counsel: Mark Dabrowski

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Indiana Department of Correction for 1,095 days, 730 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Aredella Adkins

Charges: Domestic Battery

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Justin Alter

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 274 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Women’s Non-Violence Education Classes

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, Drug Interdiction fee, Women’s Non-Violence Education Classes fee

Jordyn Swain

Charges: Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Possession of Marijuana

Defense Counsel: David Rosselot

Prosecutor: Justin Alter

Sentence: Count I: Indiana Department of Correction for 548 days, 6 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence; Count II: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 6 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, sentences shall run concurrent, complete Alcohol and Drug program

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

Kyleann Aeschliman

Charges: Possession of Methamphe-tamine

Defense Counsel: Justin Alter

Prosecutor: Brent Dechert

Sentence: Indiana Department of Correction for 913 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

Amber Cottrell

Charges: Possession of Methamphe-tamine, Unlawful Possession of a Syringe

Defense Counsel: Brent Dechert

Prosecutor: Justin Alter

Sentence: Count I: Indiana Department of Correction for 913 days, 183 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence; Count II: Indiana Department of Correction for 913 days, 183 days executed, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, sentences shall run concurrent, complete Alcohol and Drug program, complete Recovery Works Program

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

Patrick Monroe

Charges: Theft

Defense Counsel: Andrew Vandenbosch

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 913 days, 392 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, pay restitution to victim, sentence shall run consecutive with 34D02-1706-F6-00154

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee

Patrick Monroe

Charges: Possession of a Narcotic Drug

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, all suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug program, sentence shall run consecutive with 34D02-1611-F6-00324

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee

Gloria Mallory

Charges: Intimidation

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 545 days, 174 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee

Tiffany Riddle

Charges: False Informing, Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: Andrew Vandenbosch

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: On each count: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 52 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, sentences shall run concurrently, license is suspended for 60 days,

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee

Donald Wyant

Charges: Resisting Law Enforcement

Defense Counsel: Andrew Vandenbosch

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 545 days, 208 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, no contact with the victim

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee

Leandrew Douglas

Charges: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: T.J. White

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

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Aaron Green

Charges: Operating a Vehicle without ever Receiving a License

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: T.J. White

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, all suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

William Orr

Charges: OWI with an ACE of .08 or more

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: T.J. White

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

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

Walker Schindley

Charges: Public Intoxication, Disorderly Conduct

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: T.J. White

Sentence: Count I: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug program; Count II: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

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

Elizabeth Inman

Charges: Criminal Trespass

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: T.J. Rethlake

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 12 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Montae Reed

Charges: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: T.J. White

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

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Zachary Wallace

Charges: Criminal Mischief, Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: T.J. White

Sentence: Count I: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 12 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended; Count II: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 12 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, pay restitution to victim

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Damien Shutt

Charges: Operating a Vehicle without ever Receiving a License

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: T.J. White

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Joshua Cooper

Charges: Theft

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 10 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete 50 hours of community service

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Joshua Cooper

Charges: Resisting Law Enforcement

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

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

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Christopher Ingle

Charges: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: Matt Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, all suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license is suspended for 90 days, complete 40 hours of community service

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee

Vicky Hollingsworth

Charges: Operating a Vehicle without ever Receiving a License

Defense Counsel: Matt Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, all suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee

Larry Woodard

Charges: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: Matt Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, 10 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug program, license is suspended for 180 days

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

Brandon Gibson

Charges: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: Matt Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, all suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete 40 hours of community service

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee

Darrin Thomas

Charges: Driving While Suspended

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, license is suspended for 90 days

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee

James Lowe

Charges: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: Matt Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 6 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license is suspended for 90 days

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee

Blaine Powers

Charges: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: Matt Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, all suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete 40 hours of community service

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee

Jacob Hurlock

Charges: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

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 40 hours of community service

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

Shaun Newsome

Charges: Reckless Driving

Defense Counsel: Matt Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, Community Service fee

BIRTHS

Gunner Douglas Mason

Dob: 11/29/2017

Sex: M Time: 9:00 a.m.

Wt: 8 lbs., 13 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Amanda (Boruff) and Christopher Mason

Christian Joseph Graves

Dob: 12/13/2017

Sex: M Time: 7:04 a.m.

Wt: 7 lbs., 15 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Sarah (Zimmerman) and Tyler Graves

Dahlia Rome Ingle

Dob: 12/3/2017

Sex: F Time: 12:35 p.m.

Wt: 8 lbs., 11 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Savannah Duchateau and Jordan Ingle

Javein Kristopher Shaw

Dob: 12/5/2017

Sex: M Time: 10:38 a.m.

Wt: 7 lbs., 9 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Kristina Shaw

Kate Ann Tweed

Dob: 12/6/2017

Sex: F Time: 2:07 p.m.

Wt: 8 lbs., 1 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Hayley (Wenning) and Michael Tweed

Isabella Joy Shaw

Dob: 12/8/2017

Sex: F Time: 7:49 p.m.

Wt: 6 lbs., 2 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Sandra (Horst) and Joshua Shaw

Reice Edward Rogers

Dob: 12/8/2017

Sex: M Time: 12:08 a.m.

Wt: 9 lbs., 3 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Ashley (Johnson) and Kyle Rogers

Jaslynn Alaysha-Noelle White

Dob: 12/11/2017

Sex: F Time: 5:53 p.m.

Wt: 7 lbs., 14 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Julian (White) and Jenna Landseadel

Abel Alexander Rivera

Dob: 12/11/2017

Sex: M Time: 10:29 a.m.

Wt: 7 lbs., 0 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Kylie (Lunsford) and Rosaleo Rivera

Carmen Ashley Burwell-Gordon

Dob: 12/11/2017

Sex: F Time: 1:59 p.m.

Wt: 6 lbs., 8 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Camille Burwell and Sam Gordon

MARRIAGE LICENSE

December 15

Charley Smelser, 59, Galveston

Lynne Smelser, 51, Kokomo

Isaiah Shrader, 33, Kokomo

Carrie Pelfree, 32, Kokomo

Brock Downer, 26, Kokomo

Courtney Lauri, 22, Kokomo

December 18

Peter Moon, 42, Kokomo

Monica Graham, 64, Kokomo

Steven Hering, 18, Kokomo

Trinity Hunter, 18, Kokomo

December 19

Jordan Roe, 22, Kokomo

Chloe Miller, 23, Kokomo

DIVORCE

December 13

John and Patricia Kitts

December 14

Deborah and Antony Pemberton

Nicole and James Harness

Megan and Brian Hammond

Juliona Salisbury and Joshua Reams

December 15

Hope and Matthew Gilbert

Larry and Donna Pruiett

December 15

Deborah and Jesse Mitchell

Circuit Court

Charles and Roxann Andrews

Superior II

Alan Clark and Carla Conrad

Superior IV

Alma and Harry Kenworthy

DOMESTIC RELATIONS

Circuit Court

Wed., Dec. 27, 1:30 p.m.

Caleb and Jullian Hicks, Provisional Order Hearing

Thurs., Dec. 28, 9 a.m.

Lisa and David Nelson, Petition to Modify Hearing

11 a.m.

Fuad Zaza and Nisrin Alattal, Provisional Order Hearing

Fri., Dec. 29, 9 a.m.

Christopher and Cheryl Stonebraker, Citation

Pachia and Melvin Betts, Citation

Joshua and Sarah Fike, Final Hearing

Melissa and Mark Sappington, Final Hearing

1:30 p.m.

Micah and Kathleen Morley, Final Hearing

Superior IV

Wed., Dec. 27, 9 a.m.

Crystal and Tom Brannock, Citation

10 a.m.

Jamie and Shelly Nelson, Petition to Modify Hearing

11 a.m.

Katheryne Gonzales and Tiffany Tinder, Final Hearing

Fri., Dec. 29, 9 a.m.

Diona and Dustin Ramer, Visitation Hearing

OBITS

Arthur Catt, 42

Date of Death: 11/10/17

Cause of Death: Complication of Metastatic Pancreatic Carcinoma

Linda Stilwell, 60

Date of Death: 11/24/17

Cause of Death: Venlafaxine, Clonazepam, Ethanol and Mirtazapine Intoxication

Thelma White, 90

Date of Death: 11/24/17

Cause of Death: Ventricular Arrhythmia, Coronary Artery Disease

Nolan Ryan, 22

Date of Death: 11/24/17

Cause of Death: Methamphetamine, Cocaine, Alprazolam, Oxycodone and Heroin Intoxication

Randall Rogers, 28

Date of Death: 11/29/17

Cause of Death: Gunshot to the Head

Lloyd Beets, 33

Date of Death: 12/2/17

Cause of Death: Hypertensive Cardiovascular Disease

Arthur Graber, 86

Date of Death: 12/03/17

Cause of Death: Congestive Heart Failure

Doretta Pickett, 80

Date of Death: 12/06/17

Cause of Death: Ventricular Arrhythmia

James Graves, 74

Date of Death: 12/07/17

Cause of Death: Non Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung

Karla Cole, 60

Date of Death: 12/08/17

Cause of Death: Breast Cancer

Michael Dunn, 59

Date of Death: 12/9/17

Cause of Death: Parkinson’s Disease

June Slane, 96

Date of Death: 12/9/17

Cause of Death: Acute ON Chronic Systolic Heart Failure, Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease, Hypertensive Heart Disease

Eula Lowder, 88

Date of Death: 12/9/17

Cause of Death: Lung Cancer, Metastasis Unknown

David Measles, 60

Date of Death: 12/9/17

Cause of Death: Acute Myocardial Infarction, Hypertension, Diabetes

Ruth Conn, 57

Date of Death: 12/10/17

Cause of Death: Cerebrovascular Accident

Thelma Courtney, 89

Date of Death: 12/10/17

Cause of Death: Acute Myocardial Infarction, Hypertension

Catherine Caddell, 89

Date of Death: 12/10/17

Cause of Death: Acute ON Chronic Systolic Heart Failure, Chronic Atrial Fibrillation, Chronic Ischemic Heart Disease

Charles Conkle Jr., 80

Date of Death: 12/12/17

Cause of Death: Hilar Cholangiocarcinoma

Kathleen Irwin, 67

Date of Death: 12/12/17

Cause of Death: Pneumonia, Hypoxic Respiratory Failure

Ellen Waite, 88

Date of Death: 12/12/17

Cause of Death: Failure to Thrive, Progressive Dementia, Acute ON Chronic Systolic Heart Failure

Homer Hoover, 85

Date of Death: 12/12/17

Cause of Death: Acute Myocardial Infarction, Hypertension

John Monroe, 68

Date of Death: 12/14/17

Cause of Death: Malignant Neoplasm of Lung, Small Cell

Louis Coates Jr., 74

Date of Death: 12/14/17

Cause of Death: Cerebrovascular Accident, Adult Failure to Thrive

Lana Gunning

Lana Janelle (Shirar) Gunning, 69, passed away suddenly and peacefully November 27 in her home in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. She was born to Gerald Edwin and Mereta Carlisle (sapp) Shirar in Kokomo Indiana.

Lana graduated from Kokomo high school in 1966. She, also, graduated from McConnell airline school in Minneapolis, and became a reservation agent for Eastern Airlines in New York City. Lana married Jerry Gunning July 7, 1968 in Kokomo. Jerry preceded her in death in 1992 in Lebanon, Ohio.

Her funeral was November 30th, and her beloved church, global fire in Murfreesboro. Graveside services were at North Monroe cemetery, Monroe Ohio, where she was laid to rest with the love of her life, Jerry. A memorial service was held December 2 at Main Street United Methodist Church, with Pastor Duane Carlisle presiding.

Sergeant Major George Smith

Sergeant Major George Raymond “Squirrel” Smith, 85, passed away peacefully at St. Vincent’s Hospital Dec 15, 2017 at 11:16 p.m. surrounded by his loving family. He was born August 30, 1932 to George Raymond (Ray) and Ivah Mae (Wood) Smith. George was later adopted by Harold Allen Smith from Ivah’s second marriage.

George grew up in Kokomo, attending and graduating from Kokomo High School in 1951. In 1956 he married Margaret Ann Thieke and together they had three children, but divorced in 1977. He then married Sara K. Rabb in 1982; they were together until she succumbed to cancer in 2014.

His combined military service was 41 years. George has many Decorations and Commendations. He retired from active duty August 30, 1992. After retirement he was contracted by the Military Department of Indiana as a consultant to the State Recruiting and Retention Program. The Indiana Army National Guard named the gymnasium in the Kokomo Armory after him.

Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home, 2097 W. Alto Road, Kokomo, IN 46902 assisted with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, Attn: Office of Development, 2900 N. Rocky Point Dr., Tampa, FL 33607.

Donald Stohler

Donald L. Stohler passed away peacefully in Raleigh, NC on December 17, 2017 after a brief illness. Don was born April 13, 1930 in Honey Creek, Indiana, to Ralph and Violet (Abshire) Stohler.

In 1953, he married Phyllis Laudenschlager, his wife for over 64 years.

He taught elementary school in Kokomo, Indiana at McKinley, Lincoln and Bon Air Schools.

In lieu of flowers, please consider donating to Shepherd’s Table Soup Kitchen (Raleigh) www.shepherds-table.org or to Kokomo Rescue Mission www.kokomorescuemission.org .

Junior Dunkel

Junior Gene Dunkel, 91, earned his wings Friday, December 15, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at his home in Walton. He was born May 7, 1926.

He joined the Navy at seventeen years of age and served on the USS Wilkes, a destroyer in the north Atlantic and south Pacific during WW2. Gene worked as a union carpenter for 43 years before his retirement.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given to the church in Gene’s honor. Murray Weaver Funeral Home has been entrusted with arrangements.

Alice Long

Alice M. Long, 85, of Walton, went home to be with the Lord at 8:17 pm Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Millers Merry Manor in Logansport. She was born June 27, 1932 in Cass County to Joseph and Marie (Bowman) Rhodes. She married George Long on November 12, 1950 in Galveston and he survives.

Alice worked as a telephone operator for many years. She also served as Clerk for the Town of Walton for 17 years retiring in 1993.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Walton Vol. Fire Dept. Arrangements have been entrusted to Murray Weaver Funeral Home.

John Monroe

John A. Monroe passed away Thursday, December 14, 2017. John was born September 15, 1949 in Tracy, California to the late Andrew C. Monroe and Helen L. Darrough Monroe.

A graduate of Kokomo High School class of 1967, John went on to earn a Bachelor’s degree in Eastern Mediterranean History from Indiana University, Bloomington. Most of John’s professional career was in real estate, and most recently in the payroll department at Walmart in Kokomo.

Memorial contributions in John’s name can be made to the American Cancer Society .

Jill Fair

Jill Renee Fair, 47, Kokomo, passed away at 8:38 pm Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at Parkview Hospital Randallia in Fort Wayne. She was born December 30, 1969, in Bluffton, the daughter of Jerry K. & Lois G. (Noblet) Murray. On November 10, 1990, she married Bret L. Fair and he survives.

Jill was a 1988 graduate of Bluffton High School and a 1989 graduate of International Business College.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 West Lincoln Road, Kokomo, assisted with the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the family for Mitchell’s education fund. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.stoutandson.com.

John Ingels

John E. Ingels, 89, Kokomo, passed away at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, December 19, 2017, at his home. He was born August 9, 1928, in Kokomo, to Ward Ray and Bessie (Duke) Ingels. On December 21, 1958, he married Joan Louise Kraner, at Grace United Methodist Church in Kokomo, and she survives.

John served in the United States Army during the Korean War and was a 1946 graduate of Kokomo High School and a 1950 graduate of Purdue University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in agriculture and education. Following college, he initially taught at Eastern High School but decided to return to agriculture on his family farm. After retiring from farming, he worked at Adler Seeds during his semi-retirement.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Greentown Lions Club. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com. Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory was entrusted with arrangements.

Barbara Sowers

Barbara Dee Sowers, 72, of Arcadia passed away at 1:38 a.m. on Saturday, December 9, 2017 at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born on September 4, 1945 in Elwood to Ray & Dorothy (Hunter) Cummins. On October 8, 1966 she married Virgil C. “Buddy” Sowers and he survives.

Barbara graduated from Jackson Central High School in 1964 and was a member of East Union Christian Church.

Barbara worked as a Program Analyst for the Department of Defense at Ft. Benjamin Harrison for thirty years retiring in 1995.

Young-Nichols Funeral Home, Tipton, assisted with the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Indian School, P.O. Box 326, Chamberlain, South Dakota, 57326.

Thomas Luna Jr.

Thomas Luna Jr., 50, Kokomo, passed away at 10:25 am Tuesday December 19, 2017. He was born July 13, 1967, in Wharton County, Texas, the son of Thomas Sr., & Anita (Hernandez) Luna.

Tom worked for Omeletty’s Restaurant in Kokomo for the past 2 years.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home, Jefferson Street Chapel, 414 West Jefferson Street, assisted with the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made Kokomo High School Athletic Department. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Hughie Rich

Hughie Rich, 69, of Cicero died at 10:10 p.m. on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at his residence. He was born on October 10, 1948 in Tipton to Radford & Rose (Moss) Rich. Hughie married Diane Moran and she preceded him in death on April 4, 2005. On May 20, 2016 he married Delora (Boes) Sullivan and she survives.

Hughie retired from Delco Electronics in Kokomo.

Young-Nichols Funeral Home, Tipton, assisted with the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to Boys & Girls Club of Tipton County Athletics, 341 W. Jefferson Street, Tipton, Indiana, 46072.

Stephan Hinkle

On Monday, December 11, 2017, Stephan P. Hinkle, husband, father, son and brother, passed away suddenly at the age of 70 years.

In 1977, he began his career with State Farm Insurance Company as a Claims Representative. Stephan retired from State Farm in 2008 after a rewarding 31 year career.

Young-Nichols Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Memorial contributions in Stephan’s memory may be made to Ball State University Foundation, 2800 W. Bethel Avenue, Muncie, Indiana, 47304.

Ella Goss

Ella Mae (Ash) Goss, 53, passed away at 7:45 pm on December 15, 2017 at St. Vincent’s Hospital Kokomo. She was born on May 9, 1964 in Georgia to David and Elizabeth (Beavers) Goss. During her working career, she had worked in food service, as well as, being a nurse’s aide. Elle Mae loved to fish and camp, working on word games on her computer, and jigsaw puzzles.

Ellers Mortuary assisted with the arrangements.

Carl Fowler

Carl Monroe Fowler, 77, passed away on Saturday December 16, 2017 at his home, with family by his side. Carl was born on January 19, 1940 to Bernard and Fae Fowler, in Fulton County, Indiana. He graduated from Media High School in 1958. Carl served our county in the United States Navy for four years, then went on to work at Chrysler as a machine repairman for 37 years.

He married Sue Fowler on July 8, 1995, and she survives.

Ellers Mortuary Main Street Chapel, 725 South Main Street, Kokomo, assisted with the arrangements.

John Myers Sr.

John Edward Myers Sr., 83, of Kokomo, passed away at 7:00am on Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Community Howard Regional Health. He was born on March 5, 1934, in Kokomo to the late William Edward Myers and Neva Gladys (James) Myers. John married Lucy (Welcher) Myers on May 11, 1952 and she preceded him in death on April 3, 2015.

John worked on a farm most of his life.

Arrangements under the direction of Ellers Mortuary & Crematory Center, Kokomo, IN.