lawyer

Robert Williams, 58, Domestic Battery

Amy Clark, 42, OWI – Alcohol

Dusty Chapel, 31, Possession of a Syringe, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Narcotic Drug, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Paraphernalia, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Jade Cook, 45, Dealing in a Narcotic Drug, Resisting Law Enforcement, Dealing in Meth-amphetamine, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Narcotic Drug, Possession of Methamphetamine, Reckless Driving, Driving While Suspended

Donna Peterson, 56, Driving While Suspended, Hit Skip Accident

Jeremy Howey, 27, OWI-Alcohol

Ryan McQuiston, 38, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Brandon Brunk, 33, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence (3 Counts), Domestic Battery, Invasion of Privacy, Interference with Reporting a Crime

Denah Oakes, 30, Possession of a Look-A-Like Substance

Scott Lafave, 39, Resisting Law Enforcement, Disorderly Conduct

Randall Vincent, 57, Warrant: Failure to Appear, Shoplifting

Brianna Garcia, 25, Public Intoxication

Adam Nelson, 48, Carrying a Handgun without a Permit

Joseph Leasock, 20, Domestic Battery

Thaddeus Jefferson, 27, Domestic Battery

David Hanson, 32, Possession of Meth-amphetamine, Possession of Paraphernalia

Brett Casey, 23, Battery on a Public Safety Official, Resisting Law Enforcement, Disorderly Conduct

David Blackburn Jr., 49, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Andrew Waits, 20, Warrant: Failure to Appear, Domestic Battery, Interference with Reporting a Crime

Victoria Watson, 60, Disorderly Conduct

Antonial Gregory, 63, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Joseph Misock, 46, Domestic Battery

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

Kami Pigg, 24, Dealing in Meth-amphetamine (3 Counts)

Christopher Smith, 21, Domestic Battery, Invasion of Privacy

Timothy Gaskill, 58, Failure to Identify, Resisting Law Enforcement, Intimidation, Public Intoxication

Kelisha Hammond, 19, Theft

James Maiden, 51, Possession of Marijuana, Driving While Suspended, Warrant: Failure to Appear, Warrant: Non-Compliance

Rubin Williams, 58, Public Intoxication

Shane Ferren, 25, Domestic Battery

Lisa Fowler, 49, Possession of a Syringe, Possession of a Narcotic Drug, Possession of Paraphernalia, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Jeffrey Hines, 39, Domestic Battery

Jamie Lamberson, 34, False Informing, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Driving without a License, Warrant: Failure to Appear (2 Counts)

Austin Harmon, 32, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence; Warrant: Failure to Appear (2 Counts)

Justin Gray, 18, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Jacob White, 31, Warrant: Failure to Appear, Warrant: Non-Compliance

Nathan Lewis, 22, Fraud

Christopher Hawkins, 47, Domestic Battery

Amber Cottrell, 32, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Simba Livingston, 45, Warrant: Failure to Appear

John Rogers, 33, Possession of a Look-A-Like Substance, Possession of Paraphernalia, Driving While Suspended

James Smoot, 52, OWI Endangering 

a Person

Brady Pierce, 39, Public Intoxication

Tyson Wells, 39, Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury (2 Counts)

Stephen Pierson, 48, Warrant:  Non-Compliance 

(2 Counts)

Kayla Anderson, 30, Warrant: Failure to Appear (2 Counts)

Paul Hinton, 48, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Devin Owens, 23, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Andrew Waits

Charges: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Mark Dabrowski     

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Court now imposes 120 days of previously suspended sentence executed in Howard County Jail

Fees: Court costs

Davida Dinkins

Charges: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Mark Dabrowski     

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Court now imposes 10 days of previously suspended sentence executed in Howard County Jail

Fees: Court costs

Kaylie Salazar

Charges: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran     

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Court now imposes 52 days of previously suspended sentence executed in the Howard County Jail 

Fees: Court costs

Mark Hicks

Charges: Non-Compliance

Defense Counsel: Mark Dabrowski     

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Court now imposes 58 days of previously suspended sentence executed in the Howard County Jail

Fees: Court costs

Mykal Cox

Charges: Counterfeiting

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran     

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Court now imposes 90 days of previously suspended sentence executed in the Howard County Jail

Fees: Court costs

Ashlee Armfield

Charges: Intimidation

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran     

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: : Howard County Jail for 913 days, 156 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation costs

Anthony Austin

Charges: Residential Entry

Defense Counsel: Brent Dechert

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 548 days, 184 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, no contact with the victim

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Jaylin Bolden

Charges: Rape

Defense Counsel: Mark Dabrowski     

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 40 years, 30 years executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete sex offender treatment program, no contact with the victim, register as a sex and/or violent offender

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Nancy Mays

Charges: Theft

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel     

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 913 days, executed on In-Home Detention, pay restitution to the victim, sentence shall run consecutive to 18C03-1504-F6-00053, 49G24-1507-F6-24260, 49G24-1511-F6-42323 AND 53C09-1507-F6-00742

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Gurth Bryan Jr.

Charges: Domestic Battery, Resisting Law Enforcement

Defense Counsel: Andrew Vandenbosch     

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Count I: Indiana Department of Corrections for 548 days, 238 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence; Count II: Indiana Department of Corrections for 548 days, 365 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, sentences shall run consecutive, complete Batterer’s Intervention program

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee

Jacquail Smith

Charges: Battery

Defense Counsel: Joshua McMahan

Prosecutor: Rodney Shrock

Sentence:  Howard County Jail for 365 days, executed

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee

Alfonzo Richardson

Charges: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: Joshua McMahan

Prosecutor: Katherine Noel

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 60 days executed on In-Home detention, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

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

Britt Carroll

Charges: Resisting Law Enforcement

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel     

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 730 days, 186 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Gilead House program

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee

Kennie Atkins

Charges: Domestic Battery by Means of a Deadly Weapon

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel     

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 1,095 days, 365 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Batterer’s Intervention program, no contact with the victim

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee,

Keith Gaillard

Charges: Non-Support of a Defendant

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel     

Prosecutor: Marcus Misinec     

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, pay current and delinquent support

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee,

William Baldridge

Charges: Theft

Defense Counsel: Dan May     

Prosecutor: Hans Pate

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, pay restitution to victim

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Jeffrey Cheesman

Charges: Public Intoxication

Defense Counsel: None     

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 18 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

Richard Batt

Charges: Resisting Law Enforcement

Defense Counsel: None     

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 16 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence 

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Clymenia Fiedler

Charges: Public Intoxication

Defense Counsel: None     

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 16 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

Kasey Hallam

Charges: Public Intoxication

Defense Counsel: None     

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 12 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

Edward Williams

Charges: Public Intoxication, Criminal Mischief

Defense Counsel: None     

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Count I: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 12 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence; Count II: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 12 days executed, balance suspended, time satisfied, sentences shall run concurrently

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Nakyra McGee

Charges: Conversion, False Informing

Defense Counsel: None     

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Count I: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 10 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence; Count II: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 10 days executed, balance suspended, time satisfied, sentences shall run concurrently

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Shian Lawson

Charges: Conversion 

Defense Counsel: None     

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 16 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Jean Ubik

Charges: OWI Endangering a Person

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, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, Attend the Victim Impact Panel

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

Tristin Elrod

Charges: Operating a Vehicle with a Controlled Substance 

Defense Counsel: Matt Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail 60 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, license is suspended for 60 days

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

Derek Herrell

Charges: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Rodney Shrock     

Prosecutor: Scott McClelland

Sentence: Court now imposes 585 days of previously suspended sentence executed on In-Home Detention

Fees: Court costs

Jordan Hayes

Charges: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Katherine Noel     

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal      

Sentence: Court now imposes 679 days of previously suspended sentence executed on In-Home Detention

Fees: Court costs

Levi Gilsinger

Charges: OWI 

Defense Counsel: Jay Hirschauer

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal      

Sentence: Howard County Jail 365 days, 4 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, attend the Victim Impact Panel, license is suspended for 60 days

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

Devin Toole

Charges: Theft 

Defense Counsel: Rodney Shrock     

Prosecutor: Scott McClelland

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 18 months, 70 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete the Life Treatment Residential Program

Fees: Court costs, probation costs, Life Treatment Residential Program fee

Devin Toole

Charges: Resisting Law Enforcement 

Defense Counsel: Rodney Shrock     

Prosecutor: Scott McClelland

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, all suspended

Fees: Court costs

Myah Brynn Vandiver

Dob:  6/21/2017

Sex:  F  Time: 9:35 a.m.

Wt:  7 lbs., 14 oz.

Parents’ name(s):  Paulisha (Rink) and Joel Vandiver

Remington Knox Edward Hensley/Elrod

Dob:  3/21/2017

Sex:  M  Time: 6:50 p.m.

Wt:  3 lbs., 12 oz.

Parents’ name(s):  Kayla Hensley and Ronald Elrod

Jay’Ceon Joshua Michael King Horton

Dob:  6/23/2017

Sex:  M  Time:  9:06 a.m.

Wt:  6 lbs., 13 oz.

Parents’ name(s):  Angela Sims and D’Mariyae Horton

July 5

Holly Conwell, 29, Kokomo

Darrion Tyler, 32, Kokomo

Carleigh Cody, 21, Kokomo

Garret Richardson, 27, Kokomo

Christopher Janssen, 31, Kokomo

Sarah Cook, 30, Kokomo

Caleb Clendaniel, 22, Paxinos, PA

Megan Dean, 21, Greentown

Brett Cooper, 32, Greentown

Alyssa Smith, 32, Greentown

Troy Butler, 37, Kokomo

Monique Hillman, 41, Kokomo

Anthony Landrum, 44, Russiaville

Erika Heaton, 39, Russiaville

July 6

Cheyenne Eltringham, 21, Kokomo

Kyle Hughes, 20, Kokomo

Alexander Bowlin, 24, Greentown

Ashley Miller, 26, Greentown

Dustin Hinkle, 22, Kokomo

Jessica Cregar, 22, Russiaville

Raymond Smith, 46, Russiaville

Kimberly Armstrong, 52, Russiaville

July 7

Angela Bombagetti, 30, Knox

Timothy Carver, 31, Kokomo

William White, 32, Kokomo

Sarah Markham, 31, Kokomo

Jacob Kinder, 20, Kokomo

Brenda Powell, 18, Greentown

Lance Rivers, 46, Kokomo

Michelle Dunn, 51, Kokomo

July 10

Kyle Martin, 26, Kokomo

Bailey Heflin, 27, Kokomo

Rick Lovegrove, 54, Carmel

Amy Dow, 45, Kokomo

Daniel Gibson, 27, Kokomo

Alexcia Brown, 24, Kokomo

Derk Hughes, 42, Indianapolis

Tamatha Kirby, 47, Kokomo

July 5

Christy and James Johnson

July 7

Cassei and Joshua Mentis

Brenda and Robert Ortega

July 10

Thomas and Jeri Gillund

Melissa and Rodney Williams

July 11

Kristi Thompkins and Hakim Burnett Sr.

John and Jodi Russell

Weston Strickler and Teresa Manring

Circuit Court

Wed., Jul. 19, 9 a.m.

Stephanie and Jason Shearer, Citation

Christy and Major Bailey, Citation

Kelly and Jason Hyman, Reappear

Mon., Jul. 24, 9 a.m.

Shannon and Earl Heath, Other

Tues., Jul., 25, 11 a.m.

Douglas and Laura Kleinkight, Provisional Order Hearing

Superior I

Mon., Jul. 24, 1:30 p.m.

Casey and John Brumfiel, Status Hearing

Superior II

Wed., Jul. 19, 9 a.m.

Ashley and Jerome Schneider, Review Hearing

Thurs., Jul. 20, 9 a.m.

Amy and Richard Tomlinson, Citation

Lindsey and Justin Smith, Citation

Jordan and Kylie Grimes, Reappear

Katheryn and William Howard III, Support Hearing

Crystal and Drew Hewitt, Support Hearing

1:30 p.m.

Jamie and Dennis Broens, Proceeding Supplemental

Fri., Jul. 21, 9 a.m.

Leasa and Ronald Geyer, Other

Renee and Jason Burger, Petition to Modify

Lori and Scott Cleveland II, Petition to Modify

Leah and Joshua Camp, Petition to Modify

Rene and Karen McNally, Reappear

Bonnie and Garritt Stryker, Show Cause Hearing

Mon., Jul. 24, 9 a.m.

Tracy and Eric Crenshaw, Final Hearing

Shawnte and James Parker Sr., Final Hearing

Eric and Elisa Janes, Provisional Order Hearing

Jeffrey and Megan Meyer, Provisional Order Hearing

Jessica and James Quirk, Citation

Randy and Christy Hughes, Final Hearing

Melissa and Leonard Hill, Final Hearing

Jessica and Isaac Field, Provisional Hearing

1:30 p.m.

Jessica and Matthew Tanner, Final Hearing

April and Robert Marley Jr., Other

3:30 p.m.

Brandon and Kimberly Hooper, Final Hearing

Tues., Jul. 25, 9 a.m.

Rachel and Samuel Crull, Final hearing

1 p.m.

Lisa and Kyle Bowen, Provisional Order Hearing

1:30 p.m.

Ashley and John Shanks, Final Hearing

2 p.m.

Levi and Melissa Gentry, Status Hearing

Superior IV

Thurs., Jul. 20, 8:30 a.m.

Kevin and Mary Forgrave, Final Hearing

1:30 p.m.

Kelley and Robert Short, Petition to Modify

Fri., Jul. 21, 3 p.m.

Kenneth and Stella Gries, Provisional Order Hearing

Mon., Jul. 24, 8:30 a.m.

Cheri and Boyd Upchurch, Mediation Hearing

Daniel and Diona Retherford, Status Hearing

1:30 p.m.

Ashleigh and Kimberly Hooper, Final Hearing

2:30 p.m.

Stephanie and Gregory Burthay, Provisional Order Hearing

Leonard Surber Sr.

Leonard F. Surber Sr., 71, Kokomo, passed away at 5:23 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4, 2017, at Community Howard Regional Hospital. He was born August 16, 1945, in Tazwell, TN to Ewing Surber and Ivory (Ramsey) Surber. On July 17, 1964, he married Janice “Janny” A. Thompson. She preceded him in death July 4, 2002.

He graduated from Clinton Central High School in 1963. Leonard was a farmer his entire life working for Paul Davis, Robert Smith, then Maple Farms. He had served on the Johnson Township Fire Department. He was a member of the Swayzee Antique Tractor Club, and the Indiana Garden Tractor Pullers Association. His hobbies included garden tractor pulling and making lamps. He especially loved spending time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include a son, Leonard F. Jr. and wife Julie Surber of Russiaville; son, Bradley K. and wife Tina Surber of Kirklin; grandchildren, Alex D., Madison N., Tallon B., and Kortney A. Surber; sister, Ruth Aaron of Frankfort; sister, Helen Meisner of Alexandria; brother in law, Jon and wife Joy Thompson of Kokomo; brother in law, Chris Thompson of St. Augustine, Florida; brother in law, Thomas Eades of Sharpsville; sister in law, Carolyn Wimmer of Russiaville.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a brother, William Earl Surber, sister in law, Jane Eades, and brothers in law, Max, Kevin, and Mike Thompson.

Stout & Son Funeral Home, 200 E. Main St., Russiaville, assisted with the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association.

Cynthia 

Bozard-Whiteside

Cynthia Rae Bozard-Whiteside, 53, Florence, Indiana went to be in the presence of the Lord at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 2, 2017, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood, Kentucky.  She was born in Kokomo, Indiana on September 8, 1963 to Paul L. Bozard and LaDonna R. (Canter) Bozard.  On September 8, 2006 Cindi married Jim Whiteside, her loving husband and best friend in Danville, Indiana. 

Cindi attended Haworth High School and was employed at First in Trailer Service in Walton, Kentucky.  She was a loving wife, a great mother and a fun loving grandmother to her 5 grandchildren.  Cindi loved life and had a very giving heart.  She was always full of laughter and jokes and brought laughter to those around her.  Cindi’s hobbies were bowling, going to the Casino and Cindi loved the sport of racing and began racing quarter midgets at the age of 5 at Kokomo’s Quarter Midget Club.  She went on to race micro sprints for her father.  More recently she loved boating and being on the Ohio River.  She cherished the time spent with her family and loved spending time with her grandchildren.

Cindi is survived by her husband, Jim Whiteside, Florence, Indiana; her son David Christopher Sams, Kokomo; her daughter, Ashley Nicole Martin (AJ), Brownsburg Indiana; 1 brother, Greg Bozard (Abby), McAllen, Texas; 2 sisters, Kathy Burga (Bill), Kokomo, Tammy Burge (Bob), Kokomo; 5 grandchildren, Griffin Sams, Daley Sams, Kymarra Sams, Kayla Martin and Drake Martin.  Also surviving are Mother-in-law, Joyce (Paul) Scholl;  3 step-daughters, Danielle, Shelby, and Brittany Whiteside and 2 step-grandchildren, Anthony and Traydan.  Cindi has several nieces, nephews and cousins.  Cindi was preceded in by her parents and father-in-law.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Cindi’s memory to www.woundedwarriorproject.org or www.usacbf.org.

Betty Howard

Betty G. Howard, 87 of Russiaville passed away at 6:30 am on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at Wellbrooke of Kokomo. She was born on October 14, 1929 in Laurel, MS to Oliver and Rosalee (Irving) Mizelle. On March 21, 1948 Betty married Marion A. Howard and he passed away on May 29, 2009. 

Betty worked for 30 years at Delco Electronics and was a member of First Church of the Nazarene, former member of Indian Heights Baptist Church. She loved being with her family, playing cards, fishing, golfing, and the joy of her grandchildren.

Survivors include her children Kay (Mark Davis) Bontrager of Kokomo, Greg (Laura) Howard of Tucson, AZ, Mark (Debby) Howard of Jupiter, FL, David (Sandi) Howard of Clover, SC; grandchildren Ashleigh Day, Kallie Harris, Robert Howard (Megan Strand), Kyle (Michelle) Howard, Michael Howard, Taylor Maggard, Allison Howard, Grace Howard, Emma Howard, Kamran Howard; great grandchildren Keegan Day, Easton Bontrager, Jaiden Harris, Ella Harris, Kade Howard, and Levi Howard.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents Thomas and Rosa Mizelle; husband Marion A. Howard; sisters Doris Ruffin, Olive Holifield, Helen Luckey, Wilma Mae Mizelle; brothers Joe Mizelle, Champ Mizelle.

Memorial donations may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene or Premier Hospice Group. Online condolences may be left at www.stoutandson.com. Stout & Son Funeral Home assisted the family with the funeral arrangements.

Max Hartman

Max L. Hartman, 59, Kokomo, passed away at 1:17 pm Friday, July 7, 2017, in the Emergency Room of St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo.  He was born August 18, 1957, in Indianapolis, the son of Leonard & Dorothy (Metcalf) Hartman.  On February 20, 2004, he married Cindy Nay and she survives.

Max was a 1976 graduate of Northwestern High School.  He farmed with his family from the age of 9 until 2001 when he began working for Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home and Cemetery. Most recently, Max worked for the City of Kokomo Parks Department. Max was a 10 year member of the Howard County 4-H program, as well as a previous Farm Bureau member.  Max loved spending time with his family, grandchildren, and his beloved dog Leah. He was an avid Purdue Fan and also took great pride in his landscaping.

Max is survived by his wife, Cindy Hartman, Kokomo; sons, Brian (Holly) Hartman, Sharpsville, and Craig Hartman, Franklin, TN; parents, Leonard & Dorothy Hartman, Kokomo; step-children, Michele Ables, Sharpsville and Justin (Breanne) Gingerich, Chicago, IL; grandchildren, MaKylee Hartman, Blake Hartman, Tyler Ables, Kirsten Ables; siblings, twin sister, Marla (Derek) Ferraro, Kokomo, Richard (Cara) Hartman, Kokomo, and Carolee (Curt) Sandacz, Chardon, OH, along with several nieces and nephews.

Max was preceded in death by his brother, William “Bill” Hartman.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 West Lincoln Road, Kokomo, assisted with the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made in Max’s memory to the Kokomo Humane Society, 713 N. Elizabeth St., Kokomo, IN, 46901, or the Lutheran Child & Family Services, 1525 N. Ritter Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46219.  Messages of condolence may be left online at www.stoutandson.com.

Robert Gordon Sr.

Robert L. Gordon Sr., 93, of Lucerne, went home to be with the Lord at 9:24 a.m. Wednesday, July 5, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis.  He was born February 19, 1924 in Kewanna, Indiana to Eugene L. and Maude A. (Robbins) Gordon.   He married Rose Ann Daugherty on May 28, 1950 in Fulton, Indiana and she survives.

He graduated from Macy High School, the International Business College, Manchester University, and the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville and earned his Masters Degree from Indiana University.

Bob taught at Lewis Cass Jr. Sr. High School from 1964 – 1985.  He pastored several churches: Miami Baptist Church, Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Adams, Indiana and Mill Creek Baptist Church in Mill Creek, Indiana.

Surviving family include his wife Rose Ann Gordon, Lucerne, IN; daughter, Ruth G. (Wayne) Wanner, Stone Mountain, GA;  two sons, Robert (Sarah) Gordon Jr., Lucerne, IN and David (Candice) Gordon, Torrance, CA; and daughter Elizabeth Bush of Macy IN; grandchildren, Andrea Corso, Emily Gordon and Sara Phillips; great grandchildren, Jack and Chance Phillips.  He was preceded in death by his parents, infant son, and his siblings.

Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston assisted with the arrangements.  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Southeastern Junior/Senior High School Scholarship Fund in Bob’s honor. You may also leave a condolence to the family at www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com.

Michael Harper

Michael E. Harper, 58, Russiaville, passed away at 4:20 a.m. on Monday, July 10, 2017, at his home.  He was born August 26, 1958, in Howard County, to Ronald and Linda (Chism) Harper.  On June 25, 1993, he married Penny Hinderer, in Townsend, Tennessee, and she survives.

Michael graduated from Northwestern High School in 1976.  He also attended and graduated from Ball State Paramedic School and from the Police Academy in 2002.  He worked for several years as a paramedic for Howard Community Hospital, served eight years as a Howard County deputy coroner under coroner Jeff Stout, worked for the Crawfordsville Fire Department, volunteered on the Indian Heights and Russiaville Fire Departments, served as Russiaville Deputy Town Marshall for six years and worked as a Howard County Dispatcher for a short time.  He was a member of Crossroads Community Church, where he served on the security team.  He was also a member of Russiaville Masonic F&AM Lodge #82 and Howard County EMA, where he served as communication and training director.  He enjoyed following the weather on Facebook.

In addition to his wife, Penny Harper, Russiaville, he is survived by his son, Andrew (Jennifer) Harper, Kokomo; daughter, Jessica (Bo) Stephan, Lafayette; grandchildren, Alexis Harper, Summer Harper, Kaitlyn Harper, Kaylee Joy and Kendra Joy; brothers, Don (Kathryn) Harper, Frankfort, and Ted (Anne) Love, Nappanee; sister, Tammy Graves, Kokomo; step-brother, Dave Moser, Kokomo; step-mother, Nancy Harper, Kokomo; mother-in-law, Connie Combs, Wauchula, Florida; brother and sister-in-law, Larry and Cyndy Taylor, Kokomo; and several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and son, Ronald C. Harper.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Myositis Association.  Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.stoutandson.com.  Stout & Son Funeral Home, Russiaville, was entrusted with arrangements.

Janet Smith

Janet Lou (Bolen) Smith, 81, Macy, passed away at 8:35 am Saturday, July 8, 2017, at her home.  She was born February 11, 1936, in Frankfort, the daughter of the late Doyle M. & Louise (Corns) Bolen.  On February 7, 1953, she married James Donald Smith who preceded her in death on May 1, 2001. 

Janet worked for Wilson Foods in Logansport, IN for 17 years.  She enjoyed crafts, and going to flea markets, but especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, great-grandchildren and her dog “Shorty”.   Janet also volunteered at Daystar Life Center in Brooksville, Florida. 

Janet is survived by her children, Dagna (Jim) Helvig, Thresha “Tink” (Rick) Roberts, and Daniel (Kim) Smith; grandchildren, Chuck (Missy) Wainwright, Clint (Shila) Roberts, Chet (Barb) Roberts, Dawn (Mike) Trigg, Jack (Ashley) Smith, Jimmy (Taya) Hardacre, and Jason Hardacre, along with 15 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild; sister, Dixie Diane Bolen; and brother, John (Bobbi) Bolen.

Janet was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter, Debra K. Hardacre, and grandson, Chris Wainwright, along with 9 siblings.

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

Eric Floyd

Eric Charles Floyd, 50, Russiaville, was called home to Heaven at 11:04 am Monday, July 11, 2017, at Community Howard Regional Health in Kokomo.  He was born September 30, 1966, in Kirksville, MO, the son of Charles Eugene & Darlene Berniece (Walker) Floyd.  On July 4, 1990, in Brashear, MO, he married Rhonda L. Baxter, who survives.

Eric was a 1985 graduate of Adair County R-II School in Brashear, MO, and had attended Wichita State University.  Eric was a hard worker. He owned and operated NCI Company, carpentry and general contracting.  He was a skilled, detail craftsman, specializing in bathrooms and kitchens.  His talents could be seen in his finish carpentry and woodwork.  Eric enjoyed flipping houses when time allowed.   

He was a member of Fuel Church, and the United Brotherhood of Carpenters, Local 615.  Eric loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.  He put the same intensity into his family and relationships as he did his work. He enjoyed hunting and being outdoors.  Some of Eric’s most endearing qualities were that he was a people person, who never met a stranger and he had an enormous gift of gab.

Eric is survived by his wife, Rhonda Floyd, Kokomo; children, Rachel (Wes) Lytle, Kokomo, Tad (Rebecca) Floyd, Kentucky, and Jonathan Floyd (Alaynah Weisend), Kokomo; grandchildren, Faith Lytle, Reece Floyd, Jaxson Floyd, and Karston Black; siblings, Rayna (George) Ihnat, Brashear, MO, Lisa (John) Wilson, Des Moines, IA, and Teresa Creason, Brashear, MO, along with several nieces and nephews and his four legged companions Baxter, Fenway, and Gunner. 

Eric was preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Valleri (Larry) Norfolk.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 West Lincoln Road, Kokomo, assisted with the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Shirley & Stout Funeral Home to assist with final expenses.  Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Christina Young

Christina Darlene Young, 52, of Kokomo, passed away at 12:43 PM Tuesday, July 4, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis. Born September 7, 1964 in Kokomo, she was the daughter of the late Dick Frazier and Mary (Smith). She was a graduate of Haworth High School. On May 29, 1991 in Kokomo, she married Joseph M Young, and he survives. She was a homemaker.

Survivors include her husband Joseph; one son Dakota Widner; one daughter Courtney (Robert) Stephen, all of Kokomo; one sister Diana (Robby) Frazier of TN; Father-in-law Martin Young and companion Wanda Russell, and step-mom Diana Frazier of Kokomo.

Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel, 3400 South Webster Street, Kokomo, assisted with the arrangements.

Mary Ann Sizelove

Mary Ann (Speros) Sizelove, 100, Kokomo, died at 1:55 AM Thursday July 6, 2017 at Maple Park Village, Westfield. She was born Friday, March 23, 1917 in Anderson to the late Anna (Olender) Speros and Sam Speros. On February 27, 1954 in Kokomo, she married Robert Dale Sizelove who preceded her in death. Mary was a seamstress and made parachutes for the Air Force. She then began a career working for a dress designer at Marshall Fields in Chicago, IL. Mary was a parishioner of St. Patrick Catholic Church, Kokomo and often attended St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church in Westfield with her family.

She is survived by daughter Deborah (Sizelove) and Ernie Troski, Noblesvile; grandson Nick and Susan Troski, Noblesville; granddaughter Natalie Troski and Fiance’ Kevin Ellis, Noblesville; nephew Jim and Gail Taylor, Russiaville; and sister-in-law Betty Speros, Marshall, Il.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Robert Dale Sizelove; sister Ester and Carl Taylor; sister Alice and Orville Oakley; nephew Daniel Oakley; and brother Sam Speros.

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

Patricia Paulus

Patricia Ann Paulus, 65, of Kokomo, passed peacefully on July 8th, 2017 at Wellbrooke. Pat was born on December 24th, 1951 to her parents Dr. Harold and Bernice Paulus in Cincinnati, OH.

Pat married her soulmate Brad Carter on August 12th, 1978 in Minneapolis, MN.

She is survived by her loving husband, brother Charles (Jane) Paulus, niece Laura (Mark) Horton, nephew Jeffrey Paulus, and grandnieces Whitney and Lillian Horton, sister-in-law Jane Hille (and Jane’s son, Carter), step father-in-law Pete Ludwig, brother-in-law Jeff (Janet) Carter and daughters Hilary (Alex) Smith and Vanessa (Richard) Lee and families.

Pat graduated from Washburn High School in 1969, and in 1973 graduated with her Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from the University of Minnesota. She completed her PhD in 1979 from the University of Iowa. She went on to work for Kaiser Aluminum in Louisiana and Delphi Electronics. She was a deeply faithful person and prayed often. The gym was even a place of prayer for her. She taught one of her Amazon parrots how to sing opera, and the bird matched her voice exactly. She loved all of her Maine Coon cats, was an avid reader, and loved to travel. Pat was a very giving person and listened, connected, and helped many. Her family described her as a Jewel.

Services were private.

Kimberly Mooney

Kimberly Diane Mooney, 50, of Kokomo, passed away at 6:21 AM Monday July 10, 2017 surrounded by her family. She was born August 31, 1966 in Kokomo, the daughter of Robert Bell and Katherine (Crousore) Bell. She was a 1984 graduate of Kokomo High School. Following high school, she received a degree in cosmetology at Wright’s Beauty School. On June 20, 1987, in Kokomo, she married Michael Sean Mooney, and he survives. She was currently the transportation supervisor for the City of Kokomo for the last 10 years. She was a member of New Life Church of Kokomo for over 20 years. She enjoyed baking, crocheting, camping, embroidering, and spending time with her family.

Survivors include her husband of over 30 years, Michael S. Mooney of Kokomo; her parents Robert and Katherine Bell of Russiaville; one son Benjamin M. Mooney of Kokomo; two daughters, Katherine C. (TJ) Holliday of San Antonio, Texas, Bethany R. (Zachary) Jamison of Anderson; three brothers Terry (Patti) Bell of Kokomo, Steven (Tina) Bell of LaPorte, Phillip (Debbie) Bell of Kokomo; one sister Sherri Bell of Russiaville. There are also several nieces and nephews.

Memorials may be directed to New Life Church – Impact Girls, or to the American Cancer Society.

Lt. Col. John DuPouy

Retired Lt. Col. John Edward Lewis DuPouy, 92, of Kokomo passed peacefully on July 7th, 2017 at Community Howard Regional Hospital. 

John was born on June 16th, 1925 in Summitville, IN to his parents Paul and Gertrude DuPouy (Thurston) 

John married the love of his life Cora B. DuPouy (Bowers) on February 2nd, 1971

He is survived by his wife of 45 years, children Mark (Ruth) DuPouy of Kokomo, Cynthia (Jim) Richardson of Port Orange, FL, Deborah Horton of Kokomo, Wendy (David) DiBlasi of Daytona Beach, FL; step children Trisha Brooker of Greenwood, and Michael (Kathy) Grove of Bells, TX. John is also survived by eleven grandchildren, twenty-nine great grandchildren, five great great-grandchildren, and several nephews.

John retired from General Motors in 1975 after a career spanning 36 years, during which time he graduated with his Bachelor’s degree from General Motors Institute. He retired from the United States Army as a Lieutenant Colonel after serving proudly for 34 years. He owned and operated Dupouy Associates serving in tool and die industry. During his military career John flew many missions which grew his passion for flying and owning his own plane after retiring. Some of his other hobbies included golf, fishing, and farming. John loved to drive on his property in his “Mule” which he upgraded to a John Deere Gator. For many years he enjoyed farming to include growing corn and soybeans. For over thirty years he spent his winters in Florida with his beloved wife Cora. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Gene DuPouy, and sister Phyllis Church. 

Ellers Mortuary, Webster  Street Chapel, was in charge of the arrangements.

In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions in his honor may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project with envelopes available at the mortuary. 

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Evelyn Barnes

Evelyn “Marty” (Zintz, Osborn) Barnes, 70, Roann, passed away at 6:00 am Sunday, July 9, 2017, at St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo.  She was born January 2, 1947, in Goslar, Germany, the daughter of the late Witold & Grete (Wolfram) Zintz.  On March 14, 1992, she married Robert D. Barnes Jr., in Las Vegas, who preceded her in death on May 22, 2016.

Evelyn was a 1965 graduate of Mt. Miguel High School.   She retired in 1991 from General Motors.  After retirement, she worked for Manchester College. Evelyn loved her children and family along with her animals. She enjoyed traveling, yard work with friends and camping.

Evelyn is survived by her children, Tom (Tonya) Osborn Jr., Kokomo,  Scott Osborn, Kokomo, Cindy (John) Neese, Converse, and Matt Barnes, Kokomo, brother, Ed (Linda) Zintz, San Diego, CA; and sister, Carol (Jeff) Peters, La Mesa, CA; including, 14 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.

Evelyn was preceded in death by her parents, and her husband.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 West Lincoln Road, Kokomo, assisted with the arrangements.  Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Lucy Horoho

Lucy A. Horoho, 83, of Kokomo, went to be with the Lord at 6:55 a.m. Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at her home.  She was born to John and Regina (Grinslade) Powell in Russiaville on the 23rd of February, 1934.  She graduated from Western High School in 1952.  On April 16, 1953 she married James S. Horoho, and he survives.  They chose this date to coincide with her parents wedding anniversary.

Lucy and Jim had 3 boys: David, Randy and Mitchell.  She enjoyed playing cards, crocheting, quilting, knitting, shuffleboard, painting and baking.  After the older boys went to school, Lucy took a job in the cafeteria at Galveston Elementary School.   After retirement Jim and Lucy spent their winters in Tucson, Arizona traveling, playing cards and shuffleboard.  She continued to knit, quilt and crochet and also took up ceramics.

She is survived by her husband, Jim, son David (Barb) of Galveston and son Mitch (Kortney) of Indianapolis; grandchildren Leah (Matt) Richerson of Greentown, Kelly Horoho of Minnesota and Lydia, James and Owen Horoho of Indianapolis; step-grandchildren Jake (Megan) Sanders, Sara (Samar) Upadhyay, and Josh Sanders all of Minnesota and several other step grandchildren of Indiana; great-grandchildren Dominic and Lucy Richerson (named in honor of her great-grandmother); step-great-grandchildren Liam, Luke and Olivia Sanders, Sander and Kaeton Upadhyay, and Sophia Sanders all of Minnesota.

Lucy was preceded in death by her parents, sisters Martha Wren, Rosanna Tolle and 3 brothers William Powell, Richard Powell and J.D. Powell and by her son Randy (Karen) Horoho.

Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston assisted with the arrangements.  You may leave a condolence to Lucy’s family at www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church of Galveston or Guardian Angel Hospice.

William Symons

William Emory Symons, 87, Greentown, passed away at 1:20 pm Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at Century Villa Healthcare in Greentown.  He was born February 22, 1930, in Howard County, the son of the late Dee J. & Helen (Hood) Symons. 

William was a 1948 graduate of Greentown High School.  He was active in sports, especially baseball, winning Howard County three years in a row.  William retired in 1985 from Delco Electronics and was a member of UAW Local #292.  After retirement, he painted the interiors of homes.  He enjoyed playing golf, fishing, mushroom hunting, and traveling to every state but one.

William married Helen Kendall and they were blessed with three children, William “Bill” (Karen) Symons, Susan (Ramon) Cassis, and James Symons; along with 8 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild due in the fall. He later married Dorothy Crawford and welcomed step-daughters, Veda (Alan) Popelka, Kokomo, Ronda (Russell) Adolph, Seminole, FL, and Sherry (Shanks) Glaze, Kokomo; 6 step-grandchildren, and 2 step-great-grandchildren. He is also survived by a sister, Carolyn (Larry) Seagraves.

William was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Dorothy Symons, and step-son, Roger Guthrie.

The family would like to thank Deb Hughes and the Century Villa Staff for their loving care. 

Hasler & Stout Funeral Home, 112 East Main Street, Greentown, assisted with the arrangements. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.hasler-stout.com.

Harroll Burnette

Harroll “Wayne” Burnette, 71, Kokomo, passed away at 8:58 p.m. Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at Century Villa Health Care in Greentown.  He was born May 6, 1946, in Luttrell, Tennessee, to Roy and Genevia (Hunter) Burnette.

Wayne retired from Continental Steel Corporation and also worked for the Kokomo Sanitary Pottery Division.  He enjoyed horses and 58 Chevy’s.

Survivors include his daughter, Tammy L. Casey, Kokomo; son, Tony (Elizabeth) Burnette, North Manchester; three grandchildren, Keisha Shea, Nicholas Casey and Heather Ferrell; seven great-grandchildren, Joseph Bragg, Madison Edwards, Samantha Edwards, Dalton Casey, Ariel Burnette, Luke Headrick, Zack Ferrell and one great-granddaughter due in September; brothers, Johnny Burnette, Kokomo, June Burnette, Greentown, twin brother, Carroll “Gene” (Patricia) Burnette, Kempton, and Bill “Wig” (Janice) Burnette, West Middleton; sister, Sheila (Bob) Dunn, Kokomo; mother of his children, Garnet Mardelle Jarrett; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Brenda Williams.

Stout & Son Funeral Home, 200 E. Main St., Russiaville, assisted with the arrangements. Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.stoutandson.com.

Linda Turner

Linda M. (Yates) Turner, 91, Kokomo, passed away at 5:35 am Tuesday, July 11, 2017, at Waterford Place Health Campus in Kokomo.  She was born May 31, 1926, in Mayfield, KY, the daughter of the late Ed & Nellie (Madding) Yates. 

Linda graduated from Mayfield High School.  She retired from General Motors after 30 years of service.  Linda was a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Moose Lodge, UAW Local #292, and First Baptist Church of Mayfield, KY.

Linda is survived by her grandchildren, Brandy (Jason) McClain, and Shaun (Tara) Boettjer; great-grandchildren, Ashton, Kennedy, Haden McClain, Brylee, and Boston Boettjer, and Treyden, and Caiden Curtis; son-in-law, David Boettjer; and sister, Wanda Hendricks.

Linda was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Carol Boettjer; son, Bobby Turner; brother, Rev. Harry Yates; and former husband, James Turner.

In keeping with Linda’s wishes, no services were held.  Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory assisted with arrangements.  Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Mina Burnette

“Queen” Mina Lou Burnette, 73, of Kokomo, passed away July 10, 2017 at Community North Hospital in Indianapolis. She was born on June 16, 1944 in Kokomo to the late Thomas Raymond Burnette and Thelma Mae (Sweat) Burnette. 

Mina retired from Delco Electronics after 35 years as a Crib Attendant. She enjoyed flower gardening and bird-watching. Mina loved to travel, whether it was for a car-ride to go sight-seeing or on a cruise. She was a very thoughtful person and she loved to buy little gifts for her caregivers. Mina was also known to be domestic and she collected recipes, and hosted family gatherings. She loved all aspects of life. Mina attended Family Worship Center and loved her Savior, Lord Jesus Christ.

Mina is survived by her husband and love of her life of 30 years, Ferman Twitty; daughter, Dawn Jana Washington; sons, Thomas Washington, Dale (Bonnie) Washington, Marshall (Melissa) Washington Jr., and Toussant Twitty; stepson, Andre Washington; stepdaughter, Tonya Washington; seventeen grandchildren, Gregory (Vanessa) Tyler Jr., Ray Ahti Beets Sr., Dale Ray Washington, Cassie, Danny, Bettiny, Dakota, Weston, Katia Council, Nikki (Brian) Augenbaugh, Thomas Washington Jr., Triston Thomas Washington, Brandon Washington, Cheyenne Washington, Dale Ray Washington, Brandy Walker, Diamond Walker, and Arielle Walker; 22 great-grandchildren; two sisters, Connie Ellen Burnette and Tamra (Tony) Harrington; special niece, Savannah Harrington, and special nephew, Connor Harrington. 

Ellers Mortuary Webster Chapel, 3400 South Webster Street, Kokomo, assisted with the arrangements.

Wilfred Thompson

Wilfred “Wille” Thompson, 76, of Kokomo passed peacefully at Northwoods Village at 3:42am on July 13th, 2017

Wille was born on June 22nd, 1941 in Madisonville, KY to his late parents Cyril Hazel Wood and Gladys Virginia Thompson (Vogt)

Wille married his high school sweetheart and the love of his life Patsy Thompson (McNeil) in Indianapolis on May 23rd, 1960.

He is survived by his wife of 57 years, siblings Janet Kienzle, Melissa Young, and James Thompson; daughter Teresa Morgan, son-in-laws Keith Morgan and Scott Butzin. Wille is also survived by his thirteen grandchildren Josh, Emily, Matt, Brandi, Abby, Andrew, Elijah, Jordan, Malachi, Daniale, DJ, Rachel, and Hannah; five great grandchildren Trevor, Hadassah, Nehemiah, MiKayla, MaKenzie, and several nieces and nephews.

After graduating from Arsenal Tech High School he served our nation honorably in the US Army from 1961-1967 and was a Chaplain for Vietnam Veterans. Wille was a founding member of One Accord Church during which time he was their Head Usher, Head Trustee, Head Greeter, Special Projects Director, Fundraising Coordinator, and Deacon. He retired from Chrysler in 1996 after a career spanning 31 years during which time he was active in the UAW 685.

Wille was a devoted husband, father, uncle, grandfather, and great grandfather and his family will miss him dearly.

He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Angela Butzin, siblings Cyril Frederick Thompson, Rita Morgan Joyce, Michael Thompson, and Howard Thompson.

Memorial Contribution may be made to One Accord Church (2015 E Carter Street Kokomo 46901).

Ellers Mortuary Webster Chapel, 3400 South Webster Street, Kokomo, assisted with the arrangements.

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Roberta Swick

Roberta Ann Swick, 92, passed away on Wednesday, July 12, 2017 at her daughter’s residence in Greentown. She was born in Peru, Indiana on October 28, 1924 to the late Herbert and Helen (Siegfried) Rabe. 

Roberta graduated from Clay Township High School in Miami County in 1941. She married Roy Hedrick in 1941 and they were together for 20 years, and had three children. In 1980, she married Harry Mason Swick, and he preceded her in death on May 5, 2017. Roberta had worked for Delco Electronics in Kokomo for 30 years, retiring in 1985. 

Roberta was an active member of Jerome Christian Church in Greentown. She was also a member of the Union Jackson Home Extension Club until it disbanded, making candy and crocheting dish scrubbers and cloths to be auctioned, and distributed proceeds made to various charities throughout the county. Roberta also volunteered at the rescue mission and Rainbow Camp. She loved entering several different categories at the Howard County 4H Fair, and won several ribbons for her quilting, sewing, baking, candy making, and jams and jellies. She was famous at her church for her mac and cheese and rhubarb pies. She also enjoyed bowling and watching golf on TV.

Roberta is survived by her three children, Terry Hedrick, Stephen (Pamela) Hedrick, and Rebecca Hulet; three stepchildren, John (Pam) Swick, James (Julie) Swick Sr., and Susan (Dale) Raines; a brother, David (Marie) Rabe; and a brother-in-law, George Bergman. Her grandchildren are Cindy Hedrick, David (Keri) Hedrick, Dale Hedrick, Tracy Sisneros Smith, Kelly (Shawn) McRae, Joshua (Amanda) Hedrick, Tracey (David) Robinson, and Toni (Cliff) Burns; great grandchildren, Zane Zook, Sam Torivo, Hailey Hedrick, Maycie Hedrick, Olivia McRae, Audrey McRae, Lawson McRae, Jackson Hedrick, Annaleigh Hedrick, Jameson Hedrick, Emily Robinson, Elise Robinson, Ethan Robinson, Craig Hulet, Bradley (Hollie) Burns, James (Elizabeth) Burns, Rob (Theresa) Burns, and Cliffy Burns; great-great grandchildren, Franki Groves Hulet, Zoey Burns, and Harper Burns. She was a step grandmother and step great grandmother to several and also had many nieces and nephews who referred to her as “Aunt Bert.”

In addition to his parents and husband, Roberta was preceded in death by a sister, Norma Bergman, and a grandson, Mark Hedrick.

Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home assisted with the arrangements.

Donations in Roberta’s name may be made to Thy Will Ministries at Jerome Christian Church, or the Alzheimer’s Association of Indiana.