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

April 5

Christopher D. Arnold, 22, Possession of a Narcotic Drug, Never Obtaining a Driver’s License

Joshua L. Cage, 42, Trespassing

Devonte J. Johnson, 25, Hit Skip

Accident, False

Informing, Warrant: Visiting a Common Nuisance

Adam G. Malinowski, 21, Theft

Patrick W. Monroe, 36, Warrant: Theft

Erin M. Walker, 20, Possession of a Syringe, Possession of a Narcotic Drug

April 6

Robert E. Antrim III,

42, Warrant: Failure to

Appear,

Warrant:

Petition to Revoke

Suspended Sentence

Adam C. Colburn,

31, False Informing

Joshua M. Mentis, 22, Warrant:

Theft

Conversion

(5 Counts)

April 7

Melissa A. Boroff, 51, Residential Entry

Phillip W. Cooper, 35, Intimidation (2 Counts), Criminal Recklessness, Warrant: Battery, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Dontonio C. Elliott, 19, Possession

of Marijuana

Corey R. Emry, 28, Burglary, Possession of Methamphetamine, Mischief,

Possession

of a Handgun by a Serious Violent Offender

Michael J. Foster, 21, Possession of a Lookalike Substance

Jacob M. Franklin, 27, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Warrant: Domestic Battery

Cyyonna J. Hizer, 19, Public

Intoxication

Garry C. James, 52, Attempted Criminal Confinement, Strangulation, Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury, Interference With Reporting a Crime

Jennifer D. Landrum, 33, Dealing

in a

Controlled Substance, Possession of Methamphetamine

Justin A. Smith, 33, Possession of Methamphetamine (2 Counts), Possession

of Paraphernalia

Amber L. Smith, 34, Possession of Methamphetamine

Christopher A. Sutton, 44, Warrant: Stalking,

Warrant: Intimidation, Warrant: Harassment

April 8

David C. Barber, 35, Never

Obtaining a Valid License

Debbie L. Beck, 61, Battery,

Resisting Law

Enforcement

Jeremy B. Cox, 27, Possession of a Syringe, Possession of Methamphetamine, Driving While Suspended

Shawn A. Mason, 28, Trespassing

Keesha M. Pigg, 21, False

Informing

Gregory A. Price, 62, OWI Endangering a Person, OWI Alcohol

Patricia L. Vannatter, 48, Public Intoxication

April 9

Lawrence P. Cross, 33,

Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Doria W. Ferguson, 22, Carrying a Handgun Without a Permit,

Obstruction Justice, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Dustin T.

Hill, 32,

OWI Alcohol

Zachary L. Miller, 20, Public Intoxication, Possession of a Lookalike Substance

Allison M. Moore, 26, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession

of a

Controlled Substance

Zachary S. Walden, 22, Warrant: Failure to Appear

April 10

Patricia A. Brown, 46, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Anthony L. Durham, 48, Possession of Methamphetamine, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Possession of Marijuana

Angela E. Edington, 55, Theft

Kendrae L. Ford, 37, Driving

While

Suspended

Matthew M. Fulmer, 24, Visiting a Common Nuisance

Carl E.

Greeno Jr., 56, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Dealing in a Controlled Substance, Dealing in Methamphetamine, Possession of Methamphetamine

Aerick V. Monroe, 21, Warrant: Failure to Appear

April 11

Jaron R. Brown, 23, Possession of a

Lookalike Substance

Katelyn M. Catt, 21, Possession of a Lookalike Substance, Possession of Paraphernalia

Kodey A. Craft, 22, Possession of Paraphernalia, Possession of a Lookaliked Substance

Ron D. Johnson, 26, Warrant: Domestic Battery, Warrant: Trespassing, Mischief

SHERIFF’S ARRESTS

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

April 5

Patricia K. Elder, 29, Driving While Suspended

Jamil A. Gibson, 38, Possession of

Marijuana

Dominic C. Palmerone, 21, Possession of Marijuana

Devon M. Ruebush, 23, Possession of Marijuana

Rachelle L. Wilcox, 36, Possession of a Lookalike Substance, Possession of Paraphernalia, Child Neglect

Franklin D. Wilcox, 34, Possession of a Lookalike Substance, Possession of Paraphernalia, Warrant: Failure to Appear

April 6

Jonathan M. Bulger, 27, Warrant: Petition To Revoke Suspended Sentence

April 7

Elijah D.

Allison, 33, Warrant:

Failure to Appear (3 Counts),

Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence (2 Counts)

Courtney L. Corne, 29, OWI Alcohol, Operating a Motor Vehicle With 0.15 or More, Hit Skip Accident

Paul J. Henson Jr., 26, Warrant: Stalking,

Warrant: Sex Offense

Window Peep/Voyeur

Donald Readus, 57, Warrant: Intimidation, Warrant:

Battery

Raymond L. Shelley, 47, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

April 8

Michael A. Estep, 45, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Horacio Gonzalez, 19, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Megan M. Ramirez, 30, Driving While Suspended

April 9

Joshua G. Ewing, 31, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

April 10

Jason B.

Davis, 37, Warrant: Hit Skip Accident, Driving While Suspended

Carlos A. Rodriguez, 35, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence, Warrant: Failure to Appear

April 11

Christopher D. Arnold, 22, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Sarah M. Hornbeck, 21, Warrant: Non

Aggravated Sex Offense, Warrant: Child

Seduction

Demon J. Varnado, 39,

Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

CRIMINAL SENTENCINGS

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

Circuit Court

Preston

Gittings-Stringer

Charges: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Court imposes supervise probation for 4 months

Fees: Probation fees

Elricky Sanchez

Charges: Robbery

Defense Counsel: Gary Cook

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 12 years, 10 years executed, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Michael Byrd

Charges: Possession of Methamphetamine

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 18 months, 72 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

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

Frank

Workman Jr.

Charges: Resisting Law Enforcement

Defense Counsel: Dan May

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, executed

Fees: Court costs

Casey Henson

Charges: Residential Entry

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 18 months, 156 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Dakota Kelley

Charges: Petition To Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Mark Dabrowski

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Court imposes 180 days of previously suspended sentence, supervised probation for 4 months

Fees: Probation fee

Michael Glassburn

Charges: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Jeremy Peelle

Prosecutor: Stephanie Doran

Sentence: Court imposes 114 days of previously suspended sentence executed in Howard County Jail, probation extended 8 months

Fees: Probation fees

Brittany Burns

Charges: Theft

Defense Counsel: Mark Dabrowski

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 2 years, 2 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Superior III

Dewayne Day

Charges: Conversion, Resisting Law Enforcement, Battery

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Count I – Howard County Jail for 1 year, 28 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, Count II – Howard County Jail for 1 year, 28 days executed, balance suspended, Count III – Howard County Jail for 180 days, 28 days executed, balance suspended

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Devonte Johnson

Charges: False Informing, Leaving the Scene of an Accident

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Count I – Howard County Jail for 1180 days, 60 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, Count II – Howard County Jail for 60 days executed, balance suspended, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

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

Michael Bingham

Charges: OWI, Operating A Motor Vehicle Without Financial Responsibility

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Count I – Indiana Department of Corrections for 2½ years, 20 days executed, balance suspended, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, Count II – Howard County Jail for 60 days, 20 days executed

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

Juanita Lowrey

Charges: Public Intoxication, Resisting Law Enforcement

Defense Counsel: Matthew J. Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Count I – Howard County Jail for 180 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, Count II – Howard County Jail for 1 year, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

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

Dwayne Harris

Charges: Operating a Vehicle Without Ever Receiving a License, False Informing

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Justin Alter

Sentence: Count I - Howard County Jail for 60 days, 14 days executed, balance suspended, Count II – Howard County Jail for 180 days, 14 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for 6 months

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Shawn Mason

Charges: Criminal Trespass

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

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

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Morris Gosnell

Charges: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: Matthew Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 180 days executed, In Home Detention for 180 days, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, attend Victim Impact Panel, license suspended for 1 year

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

Jason Davis

Charges: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 4 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license suspended for 90 days, complete Driving With a License Program

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Jay Darlin

Charges: Criminal Trespass

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 22 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Donald Crawford

Charges: Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 24 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, no contact with victim

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Adam Colburn

Charges: False Informing

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 12 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for 6 months

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Joshua Cage

Charges: Criminal Trespass

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 14 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Dustin Hill

Charges: OWI Endangering a Person, Operating a Vehicle Without Financial Responsibility

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Count I – Howard County Jail for 1 year, 6 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, attend Victim Impact Panel, Count II - $50.50 fine

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Keesha Pigg

Charges: False Informing

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 8 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for 6 months

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Ira James

Charges: Criminal Trespass

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 18 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Stephanie Ross

Charges: Criminal Trespass

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

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

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Patricia Vannatter

Charges: None

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 8 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for 6 months, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

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

Darrian McDuffie

Charges: Conversion

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, pay restitution

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Maloree Justice

Charges: Conversion

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, suspended, unsupervised probation for 1 year

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Joseph Mackey

Charges: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

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

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

Shawn Williams

Charges: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license suspended for 90 days, complete Driving With a License Program

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Rolland Roberts

Charges: Conversion

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Justin Alter

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 60 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Adam Malinowski

Charges: Conversion

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Justin Alter

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 6 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence,

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Devonte Johnson

Charges: Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Ever Receiving a License

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Justin Alter

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, 6 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for 6 months

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Andrew Huffer

Charges: Conversion

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Justin Alter

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 30 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Christopher Ingle

Charges: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 2 days executed, balance suspended, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, attend Victim Impact Panel, license suspended for 90 days

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

Larry Eidson

Charges: Operating a Vehicle With An ACE of 0.08 or More

Defense Counsel: Matthew Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for 1 year, attend Victim Impact Panel, license suspended for 90 days

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, public defender fee

Drea Combs

Charges: Conversion

Defense Counsel: Matthew Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, suspended, supervised probation for 6 months

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Timothy Bergesen

Charges: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: Matthew Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, attend Victim Impact Panel, license suspended for 90 days, complete 48 hours of community service

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

Eric Sisk

Charges: Conversion

Defense Counsel: David Rosselot

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, suspended, unsupervised probation for 1 year, complete 45 hours of community service

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, community service fee

Shaneka Allen

Charges: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license suspended for 90 days, complete 20 hours of community service, complete Driving With a License Program

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, community service fee

Superior IV

Treyshon Banks

Charges: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Steve McKamey

Prosecutor: Scott McClelland

Sentence: Court imposes 60 days of previously suspended sentence executed

BIRTHS

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

Howard Community Regional Health

Amiyah Marie Oger

DOB: 04/03/2017

Sex: F Time: 1:56 p.m.

Wt: 6 lbs., 11 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Audrina (Davis) and Richard Oger

Layne Drew Miller

DOB: 04/01/2017

Sex: F Time: 12:04 p.m.

Wt: 6 lbs., 9 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Ashlie (Kolb) and Drew Miller

Mes’mir Azariah Elliott

DOB: 04/01/2017

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

Wt: 8 lbs., 12 oz.

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Parents’ name(s): Sasha Humphries and Desrick Elliott

Journey Arabella Bellow

DOB: 03/29/2017

Sex: F Time: 12:03 p.m.

Wt: 8 lbs., 3 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Toni (Summitt) and Benjamin Bellow

Owen Daniel McKinney

DOB: 03/30/2017

Sex: M Time: 11:39 a.m.

Wt: 4 lbs., 0 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Danielle (Bentley) and Chad McKinney

Emersyn Grace McKinney

DOB: 3/30/2017

Sex: F Time: 11:40 a.m.

Wt: 4 lbs., 3 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Danielle (Bentley) and Chad McKinney

Cayson Alexander Paul Slusher

DOB: 03/30/2017

Sex: M Time: 11:50 p.m.

Wt: 7 lbs., 13 oz.

Parents’ name(s): BreeAnna Taylor and Cyin Slusher

St. Joseph Hospital

Finn Richard Hoover

DOB: 04/11/2017

Sex: M Time: 5:35 a.m.

Wt: 7 lbs., 9 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Alicia and Randall Hoover

Other Hospital

Andrew Jacob Godfrey

DOB: 04/13/2017

Sex: M Time: 6:31 p.m.

Wt: 6 lbs., 15 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Tiffany (Darling) and Andrew Godfrey

MARRIAGE LICENSES

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

April 7

Matthew Johnson, Converse, Ind., 31

Morgan Day, Kokomo, 27

Lindsay Thorn, Kokomo, 20

Cody-James Woods, Ontario, NJ, 22

April 10

Chad McKay, Greentown, Ind., 38

Jessica Graber, Greentown, 27

Brian Davis, Kokomo, 32

Anna Riggs, Kokomo, 31

Joshua McCain, Kokomo, 34

Mandy Suter, Kokomo, 31

Andrea Sweezy, Kokomo, 34

Stacey Correll, Kokomo, 29

DIVORCE FILINGS

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

April 4

Stephen and Lisa Fivecoate

Ann and Gregory Powell

Airhy Newsom and Sean Thrasher

Beth and Everett Hensley

April 6

Virgil Smith and Triesha Hile

Amy and Michael Smith

Tara and Jon Conrad

April 7

Andrea and Charles Scott

Brenda and Timothy Grover

Amanda and Joseph Vieke

April 10

Stephanie and David Mundy

Danyelle and Cameron New

Ken and Janis Devlin

April 11

Jessica and Matthew Tanner

Heather and Robert Wood

DOMESTIC RELATIONS

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

up-to-date information.

Circuit Court

Wed., April 19, 9 a.m.

Krystal and Chris Voiles, Reappear

3 p.m.

Ashley and Gregory Mund, Final Hearing

Thurs., April 20, 11 a.m.

Gregory and Spring Rogers, Final Hearing

Fri., April 21, 9 a.m.

Eric and Rhonda Nollenberger, Other

Tamara and William Eckes, Show Cause

Vinessa and Joseph Alvarado, Final Hearing

Amanda and Joseph Vieke, Provisional Order

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

Heather and Thomas Erwin, Support Hearing

Tues., April 25, 10 a.m.

Britt and Elizabeth Lang, Final Hearing

Superior I

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

Heather and Thomas Erwin, Support Hearing

Superior II

Wed., April 19, 8:30 a.m.

Rachelle and Gary Purcell, Other

1:30 p.m.

Misha and Tyrone Jefferson, Support Hearing

Thurs., April 20, 9 a.m.

Amy and Richard Tomlinson, Citation

Lindsey and Justin Smith, Citation

Jordan Grimes and Kylie Martin, Reappear

Katheryn and William Howard, Reappear

Derrick and Pamela Fields, Support Hearing

Crystal and Drew Hewitt, Support Hearing

1:30 p.m.

Jacob and Mandy Turner, Visitation

3 p.m.

Heather and Harold Felton, Other

Fri., April 21, 11:30 a.m.

Trisha and Juan Martinez, Petition to Modify

Mon., April 24, 9 a.m.

Shayona and Aaron McKinney, Final Hearing

Joanna and Carlos Rodriguez, Other

Beth and Everett Hensley, Provisional Orders

Brandon and Courtney Stover, Support Hearing

Christina and Joshua Dauscher, Support Hearing

Dottie and Dennis Ingle, Final Hearing

1:30 p.m.

E. and Audry Rawlins, Other

2:30 p.m.

Brittany and Christopher Maggart, Visitation

Superior III

Tues., April 25, 2 p.m.

Levi and Melissa Gentry, Status Hearing

Superior IV

Fri., April 21, 1:30 p.m.

Sharon and James Birl, Final Hearing

2 p.m.

Crystal and Jeremiah Mills, Miscellaneous

2:30 p.m.

Holly and George Burns, Miscellaneous

Mon., April 24, 10 a.m.

Chrystal and Ricardo Espinoza, Final Hearing

10:30 a.m.

Charles and Kelly Beheler, Final Hearing

1:30 p.m.

Lewis and Cheyanna Crews, Show Cause

3 p.m.

Corolyn and Billy Harner, Provisional Orders

DIVORCES GRANTED

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

Circuit Court

Lindsay and Mark Bolinger

Jessica and Casey Claus

Superior II

Mistie and Jeffrey Jinks

Melissa and Kevin Jarrell

Superior IV

Amanda and Tellys Davis

Andrea Huntsman and Brandon Bennett

Sarah and Michael Birden Sr.

Scott and Josi Fessenden

James and Calandra Davis

DEATHS

Rose Browning, 82

Date of Death: 02/23/2017

Cause of Death: Acute MI

Phillip Keyton, 90

Date of Death: 02/20/2017

Cause of Death: Failure to Thrive, Discitis, Diabetes, Seizure Disorder

Darrell Williams, 69

Date of Death: 02/25/2017

Cause of Death: Acute On chronic Diastolic Congestive Heart Failure, Complications Of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Siegrid Adams, 73

Date of Death: 02/27/2017

Cause of Death: Malignant Neoplasm of Liver and Intrahepatic Bile Duct

Mark Dailey, 56

Date of Death: 02/22/2017

Cause of Death: Coronary Artery Disease

Carolyn A. Mast, 82

Date of Death: 02/24/2017

Cause of Death: End Stage Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease With Acute On Chronic Hypoxic Respiratory Failure

Romona Gillett, 88

Date of Death: 02/23/2017

Cause of Death: Congestive Heart Failure, Atrial Fibrillation

Brett Brookshire, 57

Date of Death: 02/26/2017

Cause of Death: Lung Cancer

Samuel Stilwell, 59

Date of Death: 02/23/2017

Cause of Death: Renal Cancer

Robert King, 85

Date of Death: 02/27/2017

Cause of Death: Ventricular Arrhythmia, Alzheimer’s

David See, 60

Date of Death: 02/25/2017

Cause of Death: Acute Intracranial Hemorrhage

Garry Reagan, 71

Date of Death: 02/22/2017

Cause of Death: Dementia, Frailty, COPD

Paula Myers, 59

Date of Death: 02/20/2017

Cause of Death: Septic Shock, Bowel Ischemia, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Pneumothorax

James Rody, 79

Date of Death: 02/26/2017

Cause of Death: Ventricular Arrhythmia, Coronary Artery Disease

Forrest G. Pickett, 81

Date of Death: 02/24/2017

Cause of Death: Decubitus Ulcer, Failure to Thrive

Charles Brown, 98

Date of Death: 02/24/2017

Cause of Death: Pneumonia, Acute Chronic Respiratory Failure

Marjorie Roush, 86

Date of Death: 02/24/2017

Cause of Death: Valvular Heart Disease, Chronic Diastolic Heart Failure

Pauline Sullivan, 79

Date of Death: 02/28/2017

Cause of Death: Ischemic Cardiomyopathy

Norma Eaton, 88

Date of Death: 02/26/2017

Cause of Death: Congestive Heart Failure

OBITUARIES

Michel Vaught

Michel Dale Vaught, 63, Kokomo, passed away at 8:18 pm on Thursday, April 6, 2017, at the St. Vincent Heart Center in Carmel. He was born December 4, 1953 at St. Joseph Hospital in Kokomo, the son of the late Jack D. & Velma (Garner) Vaught. He married the love of his life, Janet Starkey, on November 3, 1984, in Peru, Indiana.

Michel was a 1972 graduate of Tri-Central High School, and was the owner and operator of Vaught’s Softener Services for the last 17 years. Prior to owning his own business, he worked for Central Water Systems, Slate Mechanical, and the Howard County Highway Department.

When he wasn’t working, he enjoyed fishing, hunting, and trapping, creative pursuits like drawing and inventing, and riding his Harley, Gladys. More than anything, Michel loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. He would host large fish fries almost every year at his river house, just so he could get all his loved ones in one place.

Michel is survived by his wife, Janet Vaught; daughters, Jama (Chad) Winger, Crystal (Michael) Keck, Shila Vaught, and Ashley Vaught (companion, Joey Brown); son, Brandon (Andrhea) Starkey; grandchildren, Kimberly (Kaleb) Waites, Faith Keck (companion, Tommy Waldman) , Kamren Starkey, Jayden Plotner, Hayley Higginbottom, Jacob Winger, Nolan Starkey, Lacey Starkey, Brayden McCoy, and Laelah Vaught, and great-granddaughter, Ellie Waldman, along with several nieces and nephews; he held a special bond with nephew Brian Vaught; sisters, Wanda (Roger) Lehnus, Donna (Kendall) Hendrickson, and Jennie (Jeff) Dillow; mother-in-law, Lela (Gene) Starkey-Miller; sisters-in-law, Sharon (Darrell) Stiner, Lola Bowley, Lesa Starkey, and Shirley Vaught.

Michel was preceded in death by his parents, his brother, Jack G. Vaught, his father-in-law, Dale Starkey, and niece, Dana Browning.

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

Ethan Richman

Ethan Michael Richman

October 1, 1998 - April 3, 2017

Ethan Michael Richman, 18 of Kokomo, IN, along with the love of his life, Lea Starr Byers, 19, of Greentown, IN, passed away at 8:30 p.m. Monday, April 3, 2017.

Ethan was born in Anderson, IN and was attending IU Kokomo with his beautiful girlfriend Lea Byers. He was in his second semester of college working hard toward becoming a Nurse Anesthetist.

He is survived by his father Joshua M. Richman, stepmother Natasha (Durbin) Richman of Kokomo, IN and mother Laura L. (Foster) Richman of Fort Wayne, IN; paternal grandparents, Ronald and Elizabeth (Babb) Richman; maternal grandparents, Lawrence and Sharon (Garringer) Foster; four siblings, Lucas, Jacob and Lyndsey Richman and Kaylee Ann Elshire.

He was preceded in death by his, Great Grandparents Fred and Marilyn (Scott) Richman, Richard Babb and Watina (Hamilton) Moore; Ray and Velvre Foster, Jesse and Dorothy (Day) Garringer; aunt, Margaret Kinderman; cousins, Nathan Gray, James Palmer.

Rozelle-Johnson Funeral Service is handling service arrangements.

Post online condolences at www.rozelle-johnson.com.

Richard F. Kingery

Richard F. Kingery 85, of Frankfort, passed away at 11:07 PM Saturday, April 8, 2017 at Community Howard Regional Hospital in Kokomo. Richard was born October 27, 1931 in Tompkinsville, KY to the late Orville S. and Cretie M. Kingery. His marriage to Hazel M. Harness who survives was on December 17, 1966. He attended Rock Bridge Country School in Kentucky. Richard founded Kingery & Sons Construction in 1965 and operated the business until he retired in 1997 at which time his son Richard took over control of the business that still operates today. He was a life-long brick mason and a 65-year member of Brick Layers and Allied Craftworkers Local 4 Chapter 11. He was a member of Burlington Faith Church of Christ, a member of the Russiaville Masonic Lodge F&AM #82, Scottish Rite Valley of Indianapolis, Murat Temple of Indianapolis, and Frankfort Moose.

Survivors include his wife Hazel Kingery, two sons; Richard K. Kingery (companion Krista Morris) of Frankfort, Gary A. Kingery (Joanna) of Brownsburg, a daughter, Tina S. Kimmel (Scott) of Frankfort, a brother Russel Kingery (Sandy) of Tipton, a sister, Dorothy (Barlow) Poindexter of Noblesville, fourteen grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Danny L. Kingery, three brothers, and four sisters.

Stout & Son Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.stoutandson.com

Joyce Sunday

Joyce Sunday, 74, Kokomo, passed away at 2:35 p.m. on Sunday, April 9, 2017, at St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Donna J.

Schaaf Guge

Donna Jean Schaaf Guge, 68, of Greentown, entered heavenly peace on April 9th, 2017 at 3:40pm. She was surrounded by her loving family.

Donna was born on April 29th, 1948 in Kokomo to her parents Wayne and Geneva (Kline) Schaaf. She was the fourth of six children.

She attended Jackson Elementary and Middle school and attended from Eastern High School. She was employed at Community Howard Regional Hospital laundry service from 1968 to 1970. She started working as a custodian at Eastern High School in 1975 where she retired in 2014 after 39 years of dedicated service.

She made many lifelong friends and watched many children grow up to become young adults. She always loved her job and touched the lives of many of the students and remained a part of their lives long after they graduated.

In 1966 she married Rick Coffman in which they had a son Chris Coffman. In 1969 she married Dick Donovan in which they had a daughter Jodie Donovan. Dick preceded her in death on March 9th 1983. On October 13, 1990 Donna married Charles R. Guge, Jr. They were happily married for 17 years prior to his passing on October 29th, 2007. She then found companionship with a very special friend Gary Williams.

She always had a fascination and passion for sewing that started at a very young age with her mother teaching her. She continued that passion throughout her life. She sewed patches on uniforms for the police and fire departments. She also had numerous regular customers for other sewing jobs. She also made memory bears for people who have had loved ones who have passed. In total 148 bears were made for people to cherish.

Donna was welcomed into her new church home at Christian Life Fellowship and instantly made many friends and was devoted to serving God.

She was loved by all who knew her and was always willing to help others. She loved to shop and always had an eye for fashion and decorating.

Donna was a devoted mother to her children Chris Coffman and Jodie (Andrew) Anthony. She was a loving grandmother to her 7 special grandchildren Christopher (Traci Smith) Coffman, Nick (Krystal) Coffman, Danielle (Aaron) Barker, Allisa Anthony, Abigail (Colin Coyner) Anthony, A.J (Kayla) Anthony, Austin (Kaitlynn Zorn) Anthony. She also has 4 cherished great grandchildren Mason Coffman, Lennon and Sadie Anthony, and Zoey Anthony.

She is survived by Logan (Caroline) Sparling, Dianne (Carroll) Roach, Dean (Susan) Schaaf, Dale (Cindy) Schaaf, Dwight (Ganiece) Schaaf, and special friend Gary Williams. Donna is also survived by 14 nieces and nephews and 37 great nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by both of her parents and a sister Bonnie Sparling.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Christian Life Fellowship

Jacob Tew

Jacob “Jake” Lee Tew, 38, of Kokomo passed on April 6th, 2017

Jake was born on March 1st, 1979 in Kokomo to his parents Richard (Denise Lamott) Lee Tew and Sandra Johnson.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents Amon Lee (Jeanne Ruth) Tew and Thelma Ruth Johnson.

Jake attended Lewis Cass Middle School and graduated from Northwestern High School. Jake loved attending the Kokomo Speedway, watching the Chicago Cubs, and playing the Drum’s. His laugh, smile, and outgoing personality was contagious to all around him. He was a loving father of two beautiful children Rachel and Quentin.

His greatest love in life was his family and being with them during family gatherings.

Jake is survived by his parents Richard Lee Tew and Sandra Johnson, grandfather Hubert Johnson, fiancé Kristen Amick, sister Lindsay Tew, daughter Rachel Harrrah, and son Quentin Tew. He is also survived by six nieces and nephew who will miss him dearly.

Ellers Mortuary handled the arrangements. Share online condolences at ellersmortuarywebster.com

Brenda Irwin

Brenda Sue Irwin, 66, of Kokomo, passed away at 11:37 PM Saturday April 8, 2017 at her residence. Born August 23, 1950 in Kokomo, she was the daughter of the late Ernest Brown and Anna (Moore) Brown. On January 18, 1969 in Kokomo, she married Donald Irwin Jr., who survives. She was the secretary for Riley Modern Estates; also a medical assistant for Dr. Gohil in Kokomo for 14 years. She was an animal lover; loved making jewelry and crafts; enjoyed watching NASCAR and the Colts, and spending time with her family.

Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Donald Irwin Jr. of Kokomo; two sons Matthew (Deanna) Irwin and Michael (Connie) Irwin, both of Russiaville; one daughter Dona (Donald) Smith of Kokomo; five sisters Linda Neal of Russiaville, Shirley Lewis, Micki McDonald, and Debbie (Norbert) Ebenhardt, all of Kokomo, and Vicki Hood of Ellenton, Florida. There are also eight grandchildren Alexis, Maddalyn, Cory, Stevi, Tyler, Lacey, Tanner, and Austin; two great grandchildren Kallopie and Kaine. There is also two sisters-in-law Laura (Richard) Quakenbush of Greenfield and Connie Irwin of Indianapolis; one brother-in-law Gregg Irwin of Homeplace, Indiana; and a special adopted daughter Lisa (Larry) Haynes of Bunker Hill.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel handled the arrangements. Memorials may be directed to the Humane Society.

Darrell G. Karnes

Darrell G. Karnes, 62, of Kokomo, passed away at 5:46 AM, Thursday, April 6, 2017 at his residence. He was born October 17, 1954 in Kokomo to the late Ewing Karnes and Betty (Kline) Albertini. He married Karen (Davis) Karnes, the love of his life, on September 14, 1991, and she survives.

After Darrell graduated Haworth High School, he enlisted with the United States Army to serve his country. He was stationed in Fort Dix, New Jersey and earned the National Defense Service Medal as a Marksman of the M16. After his military career, he worked for Kokomo Academy as a transport driver. Darrell enjoyed fishing and playing euchre with his family. He was also an avid fan of the Cubs, Colts, and Notre Dame. There was nothing more important to him than his loving family, especially his grandchildren. Darrell was a member of the Temple Baptist Church in Kokomo.

Surviving is his loving wife of 25 years, Karen; son, Josh Karnes; daughter, April (Keith) Bentley and Sarah (Chad Plank) Janssen; two stepdaughters, Jennifer (Brad) Pollock and Amber (Jason) Laffoon; four grandchildren, Anna Haworth, Brayden Laffoon, Audrey Laffoon, and Samuel Bentley; soon-to-be-grandchild, Isaac Bentley; three brothers, Wayne (Joy) Karnes, Les (Cheryl) Karnes, and John (Tina) Albertini; sister, Anita (Mike) Paulo; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister.

Ellers Mortuary Webster Chapel handled the arrangements.

Pastor Roosevelt Solomon

Pastor Roosevelt Solomon, 89, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, April 2, while surrounded by his family at his home in Kokomo. Roosevelt was born as the youngest of 16 children on June 16, 1927 to the late Mark and Mattie Solomon in Sandersville, Georgia.

Roosevelt graduated from TJ Elder High School in Sandersville, and decided to live his life serving the Lord and Savior Jesus Christ at the age of 16. In August of 1948, Roosevelt married the love of his life, Lorraine in Logansport, Indiana.

In 1948, Roosevelt joined Second Missionary Baptist Church, and served as trustee and President of the Baptist Teaching Union (BTU). Roosevelt remained a member of Second Baptist for 30 years, and then went on to serve at Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church (now New Hope Full Gospel Church) as Deacon, teacher, preacher, and Sunday School Superintendent.

Roosevelt had also worked at Sears, where he made history as being the second black full-time salesman, as well as the first black in management. He went on to become the Division Manager in hardware, sporting goods, and electrical. He retired after working 30 years in 1987.

Outside of church and work, Roosevelt had other interests. In the 1950’s, he was a member of the NAACP, where he served on a committee that talked to the State Representatives for Howard County regarding school integration. Roosevelt also became a 32nd Degree Mason at the Keystone #40 Masonic Temple. He served as Wishful Master for a year.

Roosevelt is survived by his two children, Roosevelt (Brenda) Solomon Jr., and Cinseria Patterson. He has 13 grandchildren: Angela (Marc) Embry, Erika Patterson, Tanisha Hall, Roosevelt (Christina) Solomon III, Israel (Shantay) Solomon, Alexis (Carlos) Mendez, Serrita Lindsey, Demetrius Harris, Genecia Wise, Ailene Mills, Howard (Delana) Patterson III, Deborah Ellis, and Christopher (Christine) Patterson. He is also survived by 26 great-grandchildren, the eldest being Kiarra (David) Logan; 8 great-great-grandchildren; his brother, Charles Henry (Arlanda) Solomon; and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents and 14 siblings, Roosevelt was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Howard Patterson, and a daughter, Lena.

To leave an online condolence, please go to www.sunsetmemorygarden.com.

Ronald Hill

Ronald James Hill, 60, of Kokomo, passed away at 10:55 A.M. on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at St. Vincent Kokomo. He was born on September 11, 1956 in Tipton to the late Harold K. and Cecile L. (McCoy) Hill. He married Nancy Jane (Rogers) Hill in Kokomo in 1992, and she survives.

Ron was a truck driver for over 26 years, and was currently employed with Syndicate Sales as a truck driver for the past 13 years. He also served his country for 20 years in the Army National Guard. Ron enjoyed spending time with his family and was known to have a great sense of humor. He was a loving husband, father, and “Pappy”. Ron was Christian by faith.

Ron is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Nancy; son, Michael (Angela) Hill; two daughters, Nataska (Craig) Stanton, and Ashley (Andy) Mims; stepson, James (Heather) DeWitt III; stepdaughter, Ginger DeWitt; twelve grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; brother, Al (Linda) Hill; sisters, Angela (John) Anderson and Victoria Miller; and many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his baby daughter, Autumn; brother, Steve Hill; his parents; and “his boy, Max”.

Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel handled the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made in Ronald’s name to the Salvation Army.

Marsha Welcher

Marsha Faye Welcher, 73, of Kokomo, passed away at 11:26 PM, Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at St. Vincent Kokomo. She was born on March 19, 1944 in Kokomo to the late Floyd and Loretta (Marvin) Jumper. She married William E. Welcher on September 20, 1963, and he survives.

Marsha was a housewife and was devoted to her family. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Marsha also enjoyed playing BINGO and watching NASCAR.

Marsha is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, William; son, William E. Welcher II; daughter, Lisa (William) Floyd; two grandchildren, Elizabeth (Brian) Jameson and Courtney (Adam) Huntsman; six great-grandchildren, Marissa, Brian Jr., Madison, Allison, Adam Jr., and William; three brothers, Floyd Jumper Jr., William (Kathy) Jumper, and Jerry Jumper; three sisters, Mary (Fred) Sosbe-Shew, Alice Roach, and Carolyn Heath; and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her infant sister, Ellen Jumper; and her parents.

Nora Jenkins

Nora Mae Jenkins (Ditmore), 86, of Kokomo, formerly of Maryville, TN passed away on April 6th, 2017 at St Vincent Kokomo.

Nora was born May 9th, 1930 to the late Floyd and Maude Ditmore (Lane) in Maryville, TN

Nora was married to the late James Albert Jenkins on September 20th, 1958

She is survived by her children Jeffery Jenkins of Ortonville, MI, Maxine (Don) Sunday of Kokomo, Mike (Tabby) Jenkins of Kokomo. She is also survived by 7 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren.

She worked at St. Joseph Hospital for 50 years. She was a longtime member of Brookside Free Methodist Church. Her passions included traveling, singing gospel music, but most of all she loved spending time with her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, 3 brothers, and 4 sisters.

Ellers Mortuary handled the arrangements.

Caroline Wheeler

Caroline L. Wheeler, 73, of Kokomo, passed away at 7:47 AM, Sunday, April 2, 2017 at Heritage Health Care in Lafayette. She was born on August 31, 1943 in Kokomo, Indiana to the late Rex R. James and Betty L. (Frew) Patmore. She married John R. Wheeler in 1961 in Kokomo, and he preceded her in death on March 27, 1988.

Caroline was a homemaker. Caroline enjoyed gardening, canning, dancing, and attending family events. She loved to spend time with her children and grandchildren. She was a member of the VFW Post #1152.

Caroline is survived by a son, John R. Wheeler Jr.; two daughters, Tracy (Stephen) Workman and Sylvia Wheeler; eight grandchildren, Nicole Renee Jones, Stephen E. Workman, John R. Wheeler III, Brittany Erin Brown, Jeremy S. Wheeler, Julian Anthony Christakis, Nicholas Alan Christakis, and Chloe Nicole Christakis; brother, Rex (Lisa) James; sisters, Darlene (Robert) Wilkerson and Penny (Craig) Stone; and five great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 27 years, John; and her parents.

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

Douglas McDuffie

May 14, 1968-April 5, 2017

Loving father and brother, Douglas C. McDuffie has gone to be with the Lord. He passed away April 5, 2017 at 6 p.m. at St. Vincent Hospital, Kokomo.

He leaves behind his children, Darrian and Treyton; mother of his children, Jennifer; sister, Tonya; nieces, Monet, Chantel and Shelby; nephews, J.D. and Shane; grandfather, Earl Morehead, Jr.; aunts, Virginia Hayes and Joyce (Gene) Neal; cousin, Anthony Bennett; and several other cousins, great-nieces and great-nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations are welcome either at the service or www.gofundme.com/3m4qoug. Shirley & Stout Funeral Home assisted the family with cremation.

Leonard J. Frazier

Leonard Jackson “Jack” Frazier, 93, of Kokomo, passed away at 2:10 pm Monday, April 10, 2017, with his son and daughter by his side. He was born May 17, 1923, in Lawrence County, TN, the son of the late Samuel Lewis & Rachel Delitha (Brown) Frazier. On February 28, 1947, in Kokomo, he married Norma Jean Rose who preceded him in death on February 8, 2005.

Jack was a veteran of the United States Navy, serving in World War II in the Sea Bees. He was employed at Continental Steel for 36 years, retiring in 1977. Jack was owner and operator of Bay Point Apartments in Englewood, Florida. He loved gardening, fishing, was a good handyman, and had a great sense of humor.

Jack is survived by his son, Michael (Shirley) Frazier, of Westfield; a daughter, Jody (Stan) Ortman, of 450 W, Rochester, Lake Manitou, or wherever the sun is shining; grandchildren, Julie, Stacey, Mitch, and Amy; great-grandchildren, Austin, Caleb, and Karley; siblings, Paul L. (Shirley Jean) Frazier, Kokomo, Don Stanley (Marcia) Frazier, Kokomo, and Addie Houser, Lawrenceburg, TN; sister-in-law, Delores Frazier, Sacramento, CA; and brother-in-law, Dorsey Rose, Bainbridge, GA.

Jack was preceded in death by his parents, wife, Norma Jean Frazier, brothers, Delmar, Arthur, Roy, Hanley, Frank, and Charlie Frazier, sisters, Grace Peck, Wanda Shults, and Gladys Hughes.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory handled the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Jack’s memory to the Kokomo Humane Society. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.stoutandson.com.

Michael Cody

Michael Gene Cody, 76, of Kokomo, entered the arms of the Lord while surrounded by his family on April 10, 2017 at 5:40 p.m. He was born on September 20, 1940 in Richmond, IN. He was the son of Keith and Genevieve Cody.

On September 28, 1958, Michael married the love of his life, Marjorie “Marge” Newman. During their 58 years of marriage, they built a beautiful family, bringing 4 children into the world, and created countless memories that will continue to live on through the lives of those who knew and loved him.

Michael had a real passion for serving his community. This translated into 37 years of working for the Kokomo Police Department. He proudly and heroically served the city of Kokomo, climbing the ranks from Patrolman to Captain. His children and grandchildren recall countless stories of him working in the Narcotics and Detective Division while he pursued his lifelong dream of becoming Captain of the Uniform Patrol. In October of 1991, Michael’s dream came true and he was named Captain of the Uniform Patrol.

Michael enjoyed life and had a true appreciation for all it had to offer. He enjoyed wood working, playing pool, shooting archery, horse shoes and playing Super Mario Brothers with his grandchildren. He loved to joke and share stories from his life. Being an avid story teller, he was able to command anyone’s attention. His smile lit up the lives of those he touched, and laughter followed him wherever he went.

Michael was a real life hero. Someone everyone could look up to. His accomplishments were great and the records he set were many. However, his greatest accomplishment in life was his family. Michael was the proud father of Kathy (Rod) Richardson, Michael J. (Victoria) Cody, Lori (David) Osborne and Leslie Grell. He was the beloved grandfather (Gago) of James (Andrea) Elkins, Lindsay (Cory) Stafford, Gabrielle Cody, Carliegh Cody, Kylie (Ryan) Riecken, Sara (Lee) Mitchell, Lindsey Pounds, David (Jennifer) Osborne Jr., James (Caitlyn) Osborne, Michael Osborne, Cody Grell, Megan Grell, Mackenzie Grell, Nathan Grell, Ashlie (Bruce) Dittfield, and Amy (Cory) Rife. Michael was also the great-grandfather (Gago) to 21 great-grandchildren.

Michael was preceded in death by his parents, brother, Jerry Cody, granddaughter, LeAnn Reynolds and great-granddaughter, Annyah Reynolds.

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

Mannie Ford

Mannie Ford Jr., 74, passed away Wednesday afternoon, April 12, 2017 at his home, surrounded by family. Mannie was born on May 31, 1942 in Kokomo, to Mannie Sr. and Parley Ford. He married Terry Gifford in Kokomo on May 5, 1961. He retired from Chrysler after 31 years. Mannie was a self-made artist, enjoying oil painting. He also played golf and enjoyed crossword puzzles. Mannie and Terry never missed a Kokomo Wildcats game.

Mannie is survived by his wife, Terry; sons Phil and Russell Ford; sister Rebecca (Lee) Reeves; grandchildren Emily (Brad) Redding and Evan Ford; two great-grandchildren Liam and Eliana Redding.

Mannie is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Larry and Glen Ford, and sister Juanita Sutherin.

A private memorial service will be held at a date to be announced by the family

Robert Miller

Robert “Bob” Miller, 92, passed away on Monday, April 10, 2017, at Century Villa Health Care in Greentown. He was born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on March 30, 1925 to the late Frank J Miller and Evangeline (Hamann) Miller.

Following high school in Milwaukee, Bob attended the University of Wisconsin in Madison and earned his Bachelors, Masters, and PhD degrees in electrical engineering. He was a member of Triangle Fraternity. Bob married LaVerne Boyle in 1948 and she preceded him in death in 1978. In 1980, he married Ruth Singer and she preceded him in death in 2012.

Bob moved to Kokomo after college to work as an engineer at Delco Electronics, where he worked from 1957-1985, retiring as Director of Reliability and Quality Control. He received several patents for his work in developing automotive electronic products. He was a very active member in the community, being involved with the Kokomo Engineering Society, the Howard Community Hospital Foundation Board, and served on and was president of the YMCA Board. He belonged to the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Kokomo. Bob was always involved in a project, and also liked to read and spend time with his family.

Along with his community involvement activities, Bob was a member of several honorary and professional organizations. He belonged to IEEE and Tau Beta Pi. He was recognized as a Distinguished Alumni by the School of Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin Madison.

Bob is survived by three daughters, Pat (Jim) Himelick, Susie (Kevin) Curry, and Nancy (Chuck) Joffee; six grandchildren, Nate (Kerry) Himelick, Melissa Himelick, Robert (fiancé Jordan) Curry, Bradley (Christine) Curry, Jamie Joffee, and Ben Joffee; and one great-grandson, Aiden Himelick. In addition to his wives and parents, Bob was preceded in death by a sister who died at a young age.

Donations in his name can be made to the Robert F Miller Scholarship Fund through the Community Howard Hospital Foundation or to First Evangelical Presbyterian Church.

Arrangements under the direction of Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home, Kokomo, IN.

Linda A. Hamilton

Linda Ann Hamilton, 64, of Kokomo, passed away at 10:28 AM Tuesday April 11, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital, Kokomo. Born November 24, 1952 in Washington, Missouri, she was the daughter of the late Raymond Louis Bochert and Marilyn (Treuer) Bochert. On September 18, 1971, in Ferguson, Missouri, she married Paul Philip Hamilton, and he survives. She was a homemaker who enjoyed quilting, sewing, reading, camping, and going to church activities.

Linda is survived by her husband of 45 years, Paul Philip Hamilton of Kokomo; two sons Andrew (Elisha) Hamilton of Kankakee, Illinois, Gregory (Jaime) Hamilton of Jacksonville, Florida; two sisters Susan (Steve) Morton and Jan (Ray) King, both of Florissant, Missouri. There are also five grandchildren Mattias, Levi, Duncan, Adelyn, and Ashlyn.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Sandra K. Dyer

Sandra K. Dyer, 59, of Russiaville passed away on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at her home. She was born on January 4, 1958 in Kokomo to Joe and Ottie (Curtis) Dyer.

Sandra was a graduate of Carroll High School and worked for 30 years at Frito-Lay. She was a big Colts fan and loved her grandchildren deeply.

Survivors include her mother Ottie Dyer; daughter Amber Dishon; brother Bob (Tammy) Dyer; sister Nancy Dyer all of Burlington; three grandchildren Alyssa Begley of Kokomo, Chase Begley of Burlington, Paris Dyer of Burlington; several nieces and nephews.

Sandra was preceded in death by her father Joe Dyer; son Levi Dyer; brother John Dyer; sister Anita Johnson; brother in-law Jack Johnson.

Friends and family may visit with the family from 1 to 3 pm at the funeral home. Memorial donations may be made to the funeral home to help offset final expenses. Online condolences may be left at www.stoutandson.com.

Neil R. Puterbaugh

Neil R. Puterbaugh, 78, of Kokomo, passed away at 6:15 PM Wednesday April 12, 2017 at Community Hospital North, Indianapolis. Born June 3, 1938 in Peru, Indiana he was the son of the late Harvey Puterbaugh and Dorothy Pauline (Shanks) Puterbaugh. He was a veteran serving in the United States Marine Corp from 1959-1963. He was employed with Chrysler as a jobsetter, retiring after 30 years of service. He was a member of U.A.W. Local #685 and lifetime member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. He enjoyed watching NASCAR; was a Cubs, Bears, and Colts fan. He liked listening to the news and was known as “Bro” and “the Cuz”.

He was survived by his children Neil Jr., Whitney, Kirk, Rebecca, and Jennifer; also his brother Nelson Puterbaugh of San Bernardino, California; his sister Karen Kay (Robert) Rhodes of Kokomo; his lifetime companion Eunice Puterbaugh of West Palm Beach, Florida; grandchildren Abigail, Michael, Mikayla, Caryanne, Joey, Josh, Rachel, Noah, Leah, Cody, and Jacob and a host of family and friends.

Neil was preceded in death by his parents, one brother Dale Puterbaugh, two infant brothers, one nephew Kristopher Puterbaugh, and one sister-in-law Alice Puterbaugh.

You may read Neil’s obituary at www.ellersmortuarywebster.com where you can sign the guestbook, order flowers, or share a personal message to the family.

David M. O’Banion

David Marshall O’Banion, 63, Kokomo, passed away at 10:45 pm Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Northwoods Village in Kokomo. He was born June 15, 1953.

David was a 1973 graduate of Haworth High School. He worked for Martin Marietta in sales. He enjoyed playing guitar and loved to cook.

David is survived by his mother, Evelyn O’Banion; children, Sarah Elizabeth (John) Scott, Hannah Bethany O’Banion, Joshua David O’Banion, and Luke William (Shelby) O’Banion; grandchildren, Flynn, Brogan, Greer and Cleri Scott; siblings, Terry (Penny) Hamilton, Bonnie Newton, and Theresa Barkowski, along with four nieces and two nephews.

David was preceded in death by his father, William O’Banion, and a nephew.

Memorial contributions may be made in David’s memory to the Wounded Warrior Project. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

C. Joe Garrison

C. Joe Garrison, 84 of Russiaville passed away at 7:48 pm on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at Waterford Place Health Campus. He was born on April 13, 1932 in Howard County, Indiana to Paul and Dorothy (Hendrix) Garrison. In 1952 Joe married Phyllis Cox, who passed away in 1988.

Joe was a 1950 graduate of Burlington High School where he played basketball. He was a lifetime dairy farmer and was a member of the Burlington First Brethren Church. Joe served on the Western School Board and the Monroe Township Board of Trustees. He took pride in his herd of cows and loved to spend time with his Grandchildren and Great Grandchildren.

Survivors include his daughters Jeri Franco of Ft. Worth, TX, Linda (Mark) Johnston of Russiaville; son Charles Garrison of Washington, D.C.; five grandchildren Anna (Percy) Akins, Carmen Franco, Elaine (Fiancé Caleb Lenard) Franco, Chad (Jessica) Johnston, Kelli (Jeremy) Crume; seven Great Grandchildren Isiah Akins, Ian Akins, Nayeli Akins, Caleb Johnston, Clayton Johnston, Garrett Crume, Grady Crume; one sister Karen (Bill) Barnard; several nieces and nephews.

Joe was preceded in death by his parents Paul and Dorothy Garrison; one son Thomas Dean Garrison; one sister Eileen Garrison Hayes

The family would like to give a special Thank You to Waterford Place Health Campus and Staff for the care and love they showed Joe while he was there.

Online condolences may be left at www.stoutandson.com.

Dorothy L. Middleton

Dorothy L. (Shockley) Middleton, 96, Kokomo, passed away at 11:16 pm on Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at her daughter’s home. She was born March 13, 1921, in Kokomo, the daughter of the late, Roy E. & Effie (Beard) Shockley. On June 8, 1945, she married Howard A. Middleton who preceded her in death on February 10, 1976.

Dorothy was a 1939 graduate of Kokomo High School and attended Indiana Business College. She had worked for Kokomo Center School Corporation as a secretary. Dorothy had been a member of Grace United Methodist Church since 1941. She enjoyed cooking, playing Bridge, and traveling.

Dorothy is survived by her children, Steven (Tammy) Middleton, Cicero, IN, and Pamela (Marvin) Challis, Kokomo; grandchildren, Kristen Challis, Brad (Kristen) Challis, and Samantha Middleton; great-grandchildren, Blaine Challis, and Brooklyn Challis, along with several nieces and nephews.

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

The family would like to give a heartfelt thank you to Guardian Angel Hospice and Home Instead for the loving care Dorothy received for her final journey.

Funeral services for Dorothy will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday April 20, 2017, at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 West Lincoln Road, Kokomo, with Pastor Brian Cook officiating. Burial will follow in New London Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 11:00 am until time of service on Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Dorothy’s memory to Guardian Angel Hospice Foundation, 511 W. Lincoln Road, Kokomo, IN 46902. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Ethel Coulter-Stine

Ethel M. (Trusty) Coulter-Stine, 87, of Kokomo, and beloved mother, sister, and grandmother passed away at 12:25 am Friday, April 7, 2017 at North Woods Village. Ethel was born April 29, 1929 in Breathitt County, Kentucky to the late Estile and Elizabeth (Wireman) Trusty. Ethel moved to Indiana at a young age and spent most of her life in Indiana. She was an accomplished seamstress and a wonderful baker. She was full of life, and loved family and friends. She organized countless family get-togethers and was a loving caring lady. Ethel will be dearly missed by all.

She leaves to cherish her memories, sons; W. Stan Allen (Cris) of Rosebud, TX, Steve Allen (Judy) of Woodway, TX, step-daughter Diane Stine-Nickels of Kokomo, step-son Stephen Stine (Mary) of Carmel, beloved sister, Jean Shelton (George) of Burlington, a brother, Ed Trusty (Carol) of Atlanta, GA, grandson Jeff Allen (Kelly) of Copperas Cove, TX, granddaughters; Elizabeth Waldie (Tim) of Groesbeck, TX, Amanda West (Matthew) of College Station, TX, six great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Paul Stine, brothers; Arthur Trusty, Levi Trusty, Glen Trusty, Harold Trusty, Ellet Trusty and Carl Trusty.

Services will be at Noon Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at Shirley & Stout Funeral Home 1315 West Lincoln Road, with Rev. Marty Purcel officiating. Burial will follow in Kokomo Memorial Park Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 10:30 AM until the service time also at the funeral home. Online condolences may be left atwww.stoutandson.com

Iona Senesy

Iona Senesy, 88, Burlington, died at 6:30 AM April 14, 2017 Good Friday, at her home. She was born May 18, 1928, in Moreland, Ohio to the late Herbert and Lulu (Breitenbucher) Mackey. Her first husband, John Leslie Smith, died in 1952. She married the late Victor Senesy, on June 3, 1955 in Millersburg, Ohio.

She retired in 1990, from Goodyear. She enjoyed sewing, reading, and spending time with her family. She was an active member of the Burlington Church of Christ, and regularly helped with the food pantry. She had also been involved in the Burlington Kiwanis Club.

Survivors include her son, Mark and Debra Smith, Burlington; sister, Norma Bordac; granddaughters, Heather and Matthew Hubbard, and Hilary and Dan Hubbard; great-grandchildren, Rhianna and Grant Hubbard, and Ingrid and Caspian Hubbard.

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David G. Smith

David G. Smith, 83, went home to be with the Lord on April 15, 2017 at 7:25am at St Vincent Hospital, Kokomo. He was born on January 25, 1934 to Rev. J. McFarlane and Pearl Quinley (Johnson) Smith. He graduated from Northwestern High School where he met the love of his life, Margie A. (Long) Smith (who survives). They were married on September 26, 1954.

Surviving are their sons and their wives, Chris D Smith and his wife Beth and Craig McFarlane Smith and his wife Cherie. He had 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. They are Lindsey and John Brown, Adam and Amy Smith Jenna and Alex Miller, Ashley Smith, Jessica Smith, Dakota Smith, Jayce Ellis and great-grandchildren William Brown, Cooper Brown, and Carson Smith. Also surviving are several nieces and nephews including Timothy McFarlane Smith, J. Michael Smith, Jeff Bowman, Brenda Bowman, Kathy Shambaugh, and Pamela Long. Preceding him in death are Dave’s parents, brothers Kenneth McFarlane Smith, Keith Smith, and Ron H. Smith.

He retired from Public Service Indiana (Plainfield, IN) as the corporate safety manager. While employed at the Kokomo facility, he was a lineman, foreman, and a superintendent.

Dave also retired as a Major from the Indiana National Guard after 20 years of service. He received a Certificate of Commendation for ANACDUTRA 1961. He was a member of the American Legion and 1-150th Field Artillery Association.

After Retirement, Dave worked at the Indiana Dept of Labor as a training consultant where he did OSHA training and inspections. He also worked as a consultant with the ORR Safety Equipment Company.

He was a life-long member of Calvary Baptist Church. When asked how long he was a member he would always state his age plus nine months.

David’s father, James McFarlane Smith was pastor of the church for 47 years. David was the church moderator for over 20 years. He was also a Sunday School Teacher and a Deacon of the church. He served on many church boards and on the building committee for the current church. He played & coached church league basketball for several years for Calvary Baptist Church. While in Florida he attended Plant City First Baptist Church.

Dave was a Past President, a Manager, and chief umpire at Eastside Little League while his sons played baseball.

He loved to watch his grandkids play sports and other school activities. He also enjoyed swimming, golfing, and going to Florida for the winters.

Services will be at Calvary Baptist Church, 1967 W Boulevard, Kokomo on Friday, April 21 at 11:00am with calling one hour prior with Pastor Jeff Sexton officiating. Friends and Family may call on Thursday from 5-8 pm at the church. Dave will be laid to rest at North Union Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers Memorial contributions may be made to the Calvary Baptist Church for the J. McFarlane and Pearl Smith Library Fund.

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Pearl W. Scott

Pearl W. Scott, 91 of Tipton died at 4:38 p.m. on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 at IU Health Tipton Hospital. She was born January 30, 1926 in Clay County, Tennessee, the daughter of Willie H. & Emma Lee (Morris) Cunningham. Pearl spent her childhood in Tennessee and went to Arcot County School. She moved to Tipton, Indiana as a teenager.

Pearl had worked at DA Murray’s cord factory, Highline Hatchery, and Tipton County Memorial Hospital before working at DR Mallory in Frankfort. She married William J. Scott on December 16, 1946 and he preceded her in death on July 21, 1999. Pearl spent lots of happy times with her son and grandchildren. She had many friends and loved them all. Pearl loved piecing quilts, rock hunting, and going for walks. She loved Mother Nature and all of the beauty that was there for her to see. She loved life and had a lot of precious memories of her lifetime. She was a member of the Church of Christ.

She is survived by a son, Ken Scott, Tipton; a grandson, Lance J. Scott and wife Emily, Fishers; a granddaughter, Katherine A Scott and companion William Brown, Seattle, Washington; two sisters, Annabelle Smith and husband Coell, Columbus, Indiana, and Judy Head, Lewisberg, Tennessee. She was preceded in death by five sisters, Gladys Smith, Clara Vandiver, Earl Shock, Wilma Boles, Joyce Chate, and a brother, Willie H. Cunningham, Jr.

In honoring her wishes, Pearl will be cremated and her final resting place will be in Fairview Cemetery, Tipton. There are no services planned. Young-Nichols Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, online at https://www.aspca.org.

Ruth E. Scheffler, age 87, passed away on Tuesday April 11, 2017 at her home in Tipton.. She was born on March 25, 1930 in Seymour, IN to Everett and Flossie (Barnes) Ogden. In 1946 Ruth married Lloyd C. Scheffler who preceded her in death in 1995.

Ruth E. Scheffler

Ruth was a member of the Ash Street Weleyan Church. In her spare time Ruth enjoyed playing bingo, camping, fishing, watching old westerns on television, and spending as much time as she could with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Survivors include her children; Marvin (Connie) Scheffler of Tarpon Springs, FL, Earl (Judy) Scheffler of Tipton, and Brenda Scheffler of Tipton along with 6 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. Also surviving are her siblings; Bill Ogden, Phillip Ogden, Virginia Ogden and Juanita Patrick.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Lloyd, one grandchild, one great grandchild and six sisters.

King C. Raquet

King Conner Raquet passed away on Saturday April 8, 2017 at Dukes Memorial Hospital in Peru, IN. He was the son of Shane Raquet and Kayla Walrod of Tipton.

King Conner is survived by his parents, Shane and Kayla, his siblings; Landon, Kayson, Jaylee and Kendall. Also surviving are his grandparents; Lori Love, Dave Walrod, Tammy Cox, John Cox and his great grandfather Jack Holden.

Private family services will be held at a later date.

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Don Frazier

Don Stanley Frazier, 79, passed away at his home on Wednesday afternoon, April 12, 2017, surrounded by family. Don was born to Lewis and Rachel Frazier on December 31, 1937 in Prairie Township, Indiana. He married his wife of almost 52 years, Marcie Bowers on April 18, 1965. Don worked for 21 years at Chrysler before moving to Tennessee, where he worked for the City of Gatlinburg for 19 years and retired. Don and Marcie moved back to Indiana afterwards to be near family. He was a member of Honey Creek Missionary Baptist Church. He enjoyed painting and making birdhouses. Don loved to sing, especially Gospel songs, and would sing at nursing homes with the Southern Sounds Group. Don loved to garden, and to make and can jelly.

Don is survived by his wife, Marcie; son Don Jr. of Concord, NC; stepson Mike (Karen Edmonds) Fisher of Kokomo; granddaughter raised in the home Brandi (Matt) Mihalek of Sevierville, TN; grand daughters Stacie, Rachel, Jennifer, and Hayley; grandson Michael; great-grand daughters Ally, Chloe, and Harper; great-grandsons Jackson, Jayden, and Bryer; brother Paul (Jean) Frazier of Kokomo; and sister Addie Houser of Dalton, GA.

Don is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Frank, Charlie, Roy, Hanley, Arthur, Delmar, and Jack; and sisters Grace, Wanda, and Deane.

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Beverly J. Miller

Beverly Joan Miller, 84, Young America, passed away at 5:50 p.m. Monday, April 10, 2017 at St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo. She was born January 11, 1933 in Howard County.

Beverly retired from Lewis Cass High School as the principal’s secretary in 1998 with 37 years service. She enjoyed reading books in her spare time.

Surviving family include her husband, Leon Miller, Young America; son Alan (Julie) Miller, Murrieta, CA and grandchildren, Jared Miller and Jessica Novello both of Murrieta, CA She also had five great grandchildren. She was raised by her mother and step father, Nellie M. and Howard Dunkle who have preceded her in death as well as one great grandson.

Beverly’s wishes were for cremation. No services are planned. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to Wounded Warrior Project at the request of her family, www.woundedwarriorproject.org. Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston has been entrusted with arrangements. A message of condolence may be sent to her family at www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com.