wedding

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

October 19

Tranell Clifton, 27, Carrying a Handgun Without a Permit, Dealing in Marijuana, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia, Possession of a Controlled Substance

Clayton A. Wright, 19, Criminal Recklessness,

Robbery

October 20

Steven E. Delon, 44, Possession

of Paraphernalia, Trespassing, Warrant: Possession of Paraphernalia, Warrant: Trespassing, Warrant: Possession of a Syringe, Warrant: Possession of a Narcotic Drug, Warrant: Non-Compliance, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Arianna M. Dunham, 25, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Jesse J. Mitchell, 35, Domestic Battery

Stacy M. Raber, 26, Warrant: Hit Skip

Accident

October 21

Adrian D. Anderson, 32, False Informing

Rodney T. Goble, 28, Dealing in Methamphetamine, Possession

of Methamphetamine, False Informing, Warrant: Escape from Custody

Charles F. Martin II, 43, Failure to Provide

James T. Shelley, 35, Possession

of Methamphetamine, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Christopher L. Soderlund, 19,

Possession

of Paraphernalia

October 22

Kevin D. Breedlove, 52, Domestic Battery

Zane E.

Holloman, 26,

Trespassing

Devaughn B. Johnson, 27, Warrant: Failure to Appear

October 23

Matthew A. Cottingham, 30, Invasion of Privacy, Trespassing

Shian L. Lawson, 26, Warrant:

Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Kaleil S. Rucker, 21, Possession of Marijuana, Resisting

Law Enforcement, Murder

Steven E. Sanders, 44, Invasion of Privacy

Barbi R. Schoeppner, 30, Possession of a Syringe, Possession

of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Paraphernalia

Stephanie N. Teston, 28, Possession of a Syringe, Possession

of Heroin, Possession

of Paraphernalia

October 24

Jordan T. Bell, 29, Domestic Battery,

Interference with Reporting a Crime

Riley J. Craig, 28, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence (2 Counts)

Elijah W.

Davis, 20, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Rodriquez L. Merriweather, 33, Hit Skip

Accident, Never

Obtaining a Valid License

Kylie M. Miller, 25, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence, Warrant: Failure to Appear (3 Counts)

Brian C. Rogers, 23, OWI Alcohol

Nicholas A. Steele, 21, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Cocaine

Brien M. Stieber, 47, Resisting Law

Enforcement

Stephanie

N. Tinder,

38, Possession of a Syringe, Possession of Methamphetamine, Warrant: Failure to Appear

October 25

Vincent E. Devost, 52, Public

Intoxication, OWI Alcohol, OWI Endangering a Person

Davina R. Ellis, 39, Possession of Methamphetamine, Dealing in Methamphetamine, Possession of a Chemical Precursor with Intent to Manufacture

Trey J. Jones, 24, Driving While Suspended

Dakota B. Kelley, 21, Warrant:

Failure to Appear

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.

October 19

Anthony M. Benedict, 22, Driving While

Suspended

Thomas M. Graves, 30, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Chad R. Perry, 34, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

October 20

Shayne O. Ridenour, 38, Warrant: Burglary, Warrant: Theft, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence (3 Counts), Warrant: Failure to Appear

October 21

Nathaniel A. Long, 34, Warrant: Drug Purchase of 7.2 Grams Precursor in 30 Day Period (3 Counts)

October 22

Jessica A. Carter, 34, Warrant: Non-

Compliance

Adam R. Maynard, 23, Theft, Battery

Amber N. Sparling, 34, Theft

October 25

Arthur J. Catt, 41, Warrant: Bond

Revocation

Christopher A. Kamil, 55, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of Marijuana

Victor B. McClatchey, 41, Warrant: Bond

Revocation

Jeffrey G. Nix, 53,

Warrant:

Possession of Methamphetamine

STATE POLICE ARRESTS

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

October 20

Curtis Q. Williams, 26, OWI Alcohol

October 21

Arthur J. Catt, 41, Warrant: Possession of a Lookalike Substance, Warrant: Possession of a Controlled Substance

October 22

Monica M. Swygert, 31, OWI Alcohol, Driving While Suspended

CRIMINAL SENTENCINGS

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

Circuit Court

Devon Atherton

Charge:

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 6 years, 4 years executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Therapeutic Community Program, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, pay restitution to victim

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

Ronald Gerstorff

Charge: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Michael Krebes

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

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

Karra Fugle

Charge: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Michael Krebes

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Court imposes balance of suspended sentence executed in the Howard County Jail

Anthony Martin

Charge: Neglect of Dependant

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 88 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Billie Noland Jr.

Charge: Theft

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 108 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, pay restitution

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Nicholas Johnson

Charge: Attempted Residential Entry, Attempted Theft

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Count I - Howard County Jail for 18 months, time served, balance suspended, Count II - Howard County Jail for 1 year, time served, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, sentences shall run concurrently

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Michael Gonzales

Charge: Burglary (2 Counts)

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Count I - Indiana Department of Corrections for 4 years, 2 years executed, balance of suspended sentence, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, Count II - Howard County Jail for 1 year, 6 days executed, balance suspended, sentences shall run consecutively, complete Therapeutic Community Program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Kevin Yard

Charge: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Court imposes 132 days of previously suspended sentence executed in Howard County Jail

Superior III

Justin Rybolt

Charge: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mick Krebes

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

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

Dennis Morgan

Charge: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mick Krebes

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

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Alyssa Marsh

Charge: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mick Krebes

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

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Steven Downs

Charge: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mick Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, suspended, license suspended for 90 days, complete Driving With a License Program

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Ashley Crews

Charge: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mick Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license suspended for 90 days

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Ashley Crews

Charge: Driving While Suspended, Leaving the Scene of an Accident

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mick Krebes

Sentence: Count I - 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, Count II - Howard County Jail for 180 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Jalen Balentine

Charge: Public Intoxication

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mick Krebes

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

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

Chelsea Collier

Charge: Operating a Vehicle as an Habitual Traffic Violator

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 8 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for 6 months followed by unsupervised probation for 6 months, license suspended for 5 years

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Sandra Hanneken

Charge: Public Intoxication

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for 180 days, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, attend Victim Impact Panel

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

Adrian Anderson

Charge: False Informing

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 20 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for 6 months, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

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

Curtis Williams

Charge: OWI

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

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 fee, Community Drug Free Assessment, Alcohol and Drug Program fee

Arlious Owens

Charge: Criminal Trespass

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Josh McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 18 months executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, no contact with victim

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Brandon Moss

Charge: Public Intoxication

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Josh McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 80 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

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

Joseph Martin

Charge: Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Ever Receiving a License

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Josh McMahan

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for 6 months

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Superior I

Kylee E. Barrett

Charge: Possession of a Narcotic Drug

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 548 days, 102 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

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

Stephanie M. Hollingsworth

Charge: Unlawful Possession or Use of a Legend Drug, Theft

Defense Counsel: Jeffrey Elftman

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Count I – Indiana Department of Corrections for 730 days, 4 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, Count II – Indiana Department of Corrections for 730 days, 4 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

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

Aaron W. Hobbs

Charge: Possession of Marijuana

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for 365 days, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

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

Jeray Balentine

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

Defense Counsel: Jeffrey Elftman

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 104 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, sentence shall run consecutive to 34D01-1604-CM-00340 and 34D01-1607-CM-00726

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

Jeray Balentine

Charge: Possession of a Controlled Substance

Defense Counsel: Jeffrey Elftman

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, sentence shall run consecutive to 34D01-1605-CM-00380 and 34D01-1607-CM-00726

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

Jeray Balentine

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

Defense Counsel: Jeffrey Elftman

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 178 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, sentence shall run consecutive to 34D01-1604-CM-00340 and 34D01-1605-CM-00380

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

Mary Minter

Charge: Possession of a Synthetic Drug or Synthetic Drug lookalike Substance, Possession of a Controlled Substance

Defense Counsel: Jeffrey Elftman

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Count I – Howard County Jail for 365 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, Count II – Howard County Jail for 1 year, 2 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

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

Jamie A. Nussbaum

Charge: Dealing in Methamphetamine

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 2,190 days, 320 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

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

Zane E. Holloman

Charge: Possession of Marijuana

Defense Counsel: Brent Dechert

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 114 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for 365 days, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, community service fee, sentence shall run consecutively to 34D01-1210-FB-00930

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

Levi Causey

Charge: Attempted Purchase of More than 7.2 Grams of Precursor in a Thirty Day Period

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, executed

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

James Maiden

Charge: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Court imposes 265 days of previously suspended sentence executed on In Home Detention

Robin S. Lafollette

Charge: Possession of Marijuana

Defense Counsel: Jeffrey Elftman

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for 1 year, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

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

Joshua Cooper

Charge: Possession of a Controlled Substance

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 84 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

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

Nicholas A. Sitzes

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

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 120 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for 548 days, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

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

Elijah D. Cook

Charge: Possession of a Controlled Substance

Defense Counsel: Brent Dechert

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 182 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

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

Dmickal D. Young

Charge: Possession of Marijuana

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for 365 days, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

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

Aaron Buntyn

Charge: Possession of Marijuana

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 6 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for 365 days, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

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

Joseph H. Scott

Charge: Possession of Marijuana

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

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

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

Jaquale D. Eddington

Charge: Possession of a Controlled Substance

Defense Counsel: Craig Decehrt

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 32 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for 365 days, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

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

Rick Turner

Charge: Attempted Purchase of More Than 7.2 Grams of Precursor in the Thirty Day Period

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, 14 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

BIRTHS

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

Howard Community Regional Health

Zariyah Amerie Lynne Brisker

DOB: 10/12/2016

Sex: F Time: 7:01 a.m.

Wt: 6 lbs., 12 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Camery Brisker

MaKaylee Pearl Bruce

DOB: 10/16/2016

Sex: F Time: 8:28 a.m.

Wt: 8 lbs., 15 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Amanda (Bevington) and Jeremy Bruce

Zander Lee Matteson

DOB: 10/12/2016

Sex: M Time: 9:48 a.m.

Wt: 7 lbs., 4 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Jillian (Roberts) and Matthew (Matteson)

Mateo Travix Patrick Klemme

DOB: 10/17/2016

Sex: M Time: 10:02 p.m.

Wt: 8 lbs., 1 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Sabrina (Arbuckle) and Michael Klemme

Zayden Ray Jackson

DOB: 10/20/2016

Sex: M Time: 1:35 p.m.

Wt: 9 lbs., 3 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Shelby (Brankle) and Johnny Jackson

Macey Nichole Graves

DOB: 10/20/2016

Sex: F Time: 9:01 a.m.

Wt: 9 lbs., 12 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Sara (Robison) and Nicholas Graves

St. Joseph Hospital

Allison Marie Carroll

DOB: 10/02/2016

Sex: F Time: 9:12 a.m.

Wt: 6 lbs., 9 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Mercedes Barclay and Alex Carroll

Katie Diane Peterson

DOB: 10/19/2016

Sex: F Time: 8:37 a.m.

Wt: 8 lbs., 11 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Maria (Cranor) and Gregory Peterson

Elliana Jane Otto

DOB: 10/4/2016

Sex: F Time: 12:40 a.m.

Wt: 10 lbs., 11 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Wendy (Graber) and Marcus Otto

Theo West Arnesen

DOB: 10/5/2016

Sex: M Time: 4:54 a.m.

Wt: 8 lbs., 9 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Britany (Sorrell) and Derek Arnesen

MARRIAGE LICENSES

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

October 19

Travis M. Lacy III, Columbiana, AL, 33

Sarrah E. Bauson, Clarkston, GA, 30

Patrick J. Borders, Kokomo, 23

Cynthia M. Grziwok, Kokomo, 25

Ryan Hurst, Kokomo, 27

Rebekah Heilman, Kokomo, 26

Richard A. Cook, Kokomo, 23

Katelynn R. Robertson, Kokomo, 19

Robert Blessings, Kokomo, 75

Brenda Jarrett, Kokomo, 69

October 20

Alexandria R. Meyer, Kokomo, 28

Israel Mercado-Morales, Kokomo, 32

Taroba L. Ellis, Kokomo, 39

Brandon S. Page, Kokomo, 43

October 21

Nathan Ebert, Russiaville, 26

Alisha M. Hoffman, Russiaville, 22

October 24

Thomas Ashley, Kokomo, 52

Roberta J. Steller, Kokomo, 64

Williams Bennett, Kokomo, 40

Holly J. Caudill, Kokomo, 29

October 25

David L. Vehorn, Indianapolis, Ind., 27

Lacie G. Cannon, Kokomo, 20

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.

October 19

Corrie and Megan Jarvis

Douglas and Stacy Cooper

October 20

Kathryne and Brian Foster

Robert and Kimberly Bales

Sheila and Mariah McCoy

October 21

Ashley and Cory Robertson

Elizabeth ad Nathan Green

Nichelle Bates and Terri James

October 24

Carrie and Jacob Rhoades

Karen and David Shireman

October 25

Maria and Justin Lawrence

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

Thurs., November 3, 10 a.m.

Jennifer Cage and Karra Fugle, Visitation

1:30 p.m.

Kelly and Tyson Biddle, Final Hearing

Fri., November 4, 9 a.m.

Gretchen and Paul Strawmyer, Citation

Tasha and Bobby Bowman III, Petition to Modify

Kayla and Taylor Patton, Provisional Order

Kara and James Handy, Provisional Order

Lawrence and Stacey Piekarski, Provisional Order

Sheri and Adam Spencer, Provisional Order

Ashleigh and Jamey York, Review Hearing

1:30 p.m.

Tara and Brandon Shaffer

Mon., November 7, 9 a.m.

Sabrina Young and Jadon Halupa, Citation

Tues., November 8, 9 a.m.

Lindsay and Mark Bolinger, Final Hearing

10 a.m.

Melinda and Roger Brown Jr., Final Hearing

1:30 p.m.

Darrell and Shauntell Dukes, Provisional Order

Superior I

Mon., November 7, 1:30 p.m.

William and Michelle Polk, Other

Superior II

Fri., November 4, 1:30 p.m.

Douglas and Jocena Selley, Other

3 p.m.

Sheila and Mariah McCoy, Custody Hearing

Superior IV

Wed., November 2, 1:30 p.m.

Amy and Brian Lane, Petition to Modify

Thurs., Nov. 3, 8:30 p.m.

Kirsten and Clayton Wylie, Final Hearing

8:45 a.m.

Bradley and Joyce Phillips, Final Hearing

Fri., November 4, 1:30 p.m.

Leanne and Benjamin Fowler, Final Hearing

Mon., November 7, 10 a.m.

Jennifer and Jeffrey Brackett, Reappear

1:15 p.m.

Amy and Micheal Adock, Final Hearing

DIVORCES GRANTED

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

Superior IV

Tamara and Jimmy Powell

Krista and Tanner Ewing

DEATHS

Dan M. Coomer, 71

Date of Death: 09/03/2016

Cause of Death: Prostate Cancer

Sharon Y. Hahn, 68

Date of Death: 09/17/2016

Cause of Death: Thalamic Astrocytoma

Margot L. Sink, 78

Date of Death: 09/16/2016

Cause of Death: Ventriculas Arrhythmia

Janet S. Kendall, 61

Date of Death: 08/25/2016

Cause of Death: Anoxic Brain Injury

Timothy M. Humphrey, 66

Date of Death: 09/14/2016

Cause of Death: Acute Hypoxic Respiratory Failure, Ventricular Fibrillation, Pneumonia, Myocardial Infarction

Martha J. Little, 81

Date of Death: 09/13/2016

Cause of Death: Acute on Chronic Respiratory Failure, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Bronchiectasis, Atrial Fibrillation

Jay S. Cripe, 81

Date of Death: 09/16/2016

Cause of Death: Bilateral Pneumonia, Acute Renal Failure, Diastolic CHF

Phillip R. Powell, 80

Date of Death: 09/15/2016

Cause of Death: Parkinson’s Disease

Marianna Gray, 91

Date of Death: 09/12/2016

Cause of Death: Cardiopul, Hypertension, Coronary Artery Disease, Hyperlipidemia

Lois L. Meacham, 73

Date of Death: 09/16/2016

Cause of Death: Hypoxic Respiratory Failure, Congestive Heart Failure, Cardiomyopathy, Coronary Artery Disease

Todd L. Birkey, 47

Date of Death: 09/15/2016

Cause of Death: Colorectal Cancer

Maggie P. Herzler, 97

Date of Death: 09/17/2016

Cause of Death: Pneumonia, Sepsis, Septic Shock

Veachel L. Dilworth, 58

Date of Death: 08/27/2016

Cause of Death: Out of Hospital Cardiac Arrest, Acute Hypercapnia and Respiratory Acidosis, acute Respiratory Failure

Everleigh P. Smith, 0

Date of Death: 07/02/2016

Cause of Death: Congenital Multicystic Dysplastic Kidneys

Ronald R. Moreland, 69

Date of Death: 09/16/2016

Cause of Death: Acute Respiratory Failure, Hyperventilation Syndrome With Morbid Obesity, Congestive Heart Failure, Combined Systolic and Diastolic Failure

Judith Barnett, 83

Date of Death: 08/27/2016

Cause of Death: Congestive Heart Failure, Pulmonary Hypertension

OBITUARIES

Dorice P. Kerekes

Dorice P. Kerekes, 88, formerly of Kokomo died at 7:50AM on Saturday, October 8, 2016 at Savannah Court of St. Cloud Florida an Assisted Living Facility. She was born on March 24, 1928 in Hodgdon, Maine, to Rue and Lena M. Thompson. She graduated from Houlton High School on June 8, 1945 and married George M. Kerekes on October 27, 1956. He proceeded her in death on November 14, 1993.

She moved to Kokomo in 1962 upon George’s Retirement from the U.S. Air Force where they raised their family. The family were members of St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church. She worked in the Installment Loan Dept. at Key Bank. Upon retirement she loved to sew, cook, and travel with friends.

Surviving are sons, Dennis R. and wife Tammy L. Kerekes of Hodgdon, Maine and Daniel A. Kerekes of Indianapolis, Indiana; daughters, Barbara M. and husband Bret A. Smith of Kissimmee, Florida, and Carol A. and husband David McCormack of Lake City, Florida; Nephew, Thomas and wife Barbara Brown of Monticello, Maine; grandchildren, Ashley Kerekes of Southwick, Massachusetts, Jessica and husband Joshua Harvey of Monticello, Maine, Joseph and wife Brittany Kerekes of Littleton, Maine, Brooke and husband Eric Stewart of St. Cloud, Florida, Beau Smith of Kissimmee, Florida, Staff Sergeant Jacob and wife Corena McCormack of Baltimore, Maryland, Davy McCormack of Lake City, Florida, and Jennifer and Adam Brown originally from Monticello, Maine; great-grandchildren, Garrett Jordan, Hunter, Gage, and Colton Harvey, Stryker Kerekes, and Nathan Stewart.

She is proceeded in death by her brother and sister in law, Robert and Helen Thompson, sister and brother in law Jean and George Brown, and sister and brother in law Polly and Mel Putnam.

Eller’s Mortuary handled the arrangements. You may read Dorice’s obituary at www.ellersmortuary.com where you can sign the guestbook, order flowers, or share a personal message to the family.

Peggy J. Eckert

Peggy J. Eckert, 57, Kokomo, entered the gates of Heaven at 3:40 p.m. on Thursday, October 13, 2016, from St. Vincent’s Heart Center in Indianapolis. She was born March 24, 1959, in Kokomo, Indiana, the daughter of Raymond H. and Grady (Daughtery) Landseadel.

Peggy was a 1977 graduate of Haworth High School. She had been employed at ADEPT Custom Motors for over 15 years, retiring on disability in 2002. She was a former member of St. John’s Southside Wesleyan Church, and she had volunteered at Emergency Management Agency for several years. She was a student of the Bible and enjoyed working with genealogy. She also enjoyed baking, playing cards and especially spending time with her family. Peggy battled many health issues with strength and faith throughout her life.

Survivors include one daughter, Michelle Lawson and her husband Zach, Kokomo; two grandchildren, Faith Lynn Lawson and Haden Allen Lawson; one brother, Jerry Landseadel and his wife Jean Ann, Kokomo; one nephew, Matthew Landseadel and his wife Anna; two nieces, Megan Landseadel and Christina Truelove and her husband Tim; one sister, Lois Martin and her husband Reggie, Galveston; best friends, Anita Gillespie and Vicki Riley.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial contributions may be made to the funeral home to assist the family with final expenses. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Norma J. Coleman

Norma J. (Meador) Coleman, 94, Greensburg, passed away at 2:52 a.m. on Thursday, October 13, 2016, at Aspen Place Health Campus in Greensburg. She was born April 18, 1922, in Kokomo, to Dewey and Hazel Justina (Ridenour) Meador.

Norma graduated from Kokomo High School in 1940 and worked as a bookkeeper in downtown Kokomo for ten years. On April 1, 1951, she married Harold Coleman. Harold was a dairy farmer in Ervin township, and Norma loved living on the farm and helping her husband with the dairy herd. They were active members of Shiloh United Methodist Church where Norma taught Sunday School and was involved in women’s activities.

Harold passed away on January 17, 1973, and in November of 1975, Norma moved to the Wolcott area with three of her children, living there for 34 years. She became a member of Wolcott United Methodist Church, where she served as Lay Leader for six years, taught Sunday School, was a member of the Crusader’s Circle of United Methodist Women and served as church secretary for 17 years. She loved the life of the church and served on various other committees as well.

She was employed at Palmer & Young Distributing, a farm related business for 15 years as secretary/bookkeeper. She was also a member of Wolcott Woman’s Club, serving as secretary and president. One of her great loves was being a member of Anson Wolcott Historical Society where she served on the Board of Directors for 20 years and enjoyed giving tours of the Wolcott House and telling the history of the Wolcott family.

In January of 2010, she moved to Greensburg to be near her daughter’s family, and she became a member of Greensburg United Methodist Church.

She was an avid sports fan, especially of PGA golf, the Indianapolis Colts and the Purdue Boilermakers, and she thoroughly enjoyed her main hobby, genealogy research of her family and writing a family history.

She is survived by her sons, Michael (Carol) Coleman, Holiday, Florida, and John Coleman, Valders, Wisconsin; daughters, Anne (Wayne) Ping, Rushville, Jane (Jack) Littlejohn, Chesapeake, Virginia, and Linda (Scott) King, Blacksburg, Virginia; nine grandchildren, William Ping, Rushville, Jacob (Marci) Ping, Rushville, Matthew (Stacia) Ping, Shelbyville, Rebecca (Kenneth) Nuse, Holiday, Florida, Andrew Coleman, Holiday, Florida, Heather Littlejohn, Virginia Beach, Virginia, Alec Littlejohn, Chesapeake, Virginia, and Benjamin and Rachel King, Blacksburg, Virginia; four great-grandchildren, Madison, Connor and Noah Ping, Shelbyville, and Bethany Nuse, Holiday, Florida; brother, Jack (Mary) Meador, Kokomo; sister, Mary Russell, Bloomington; sister-in-law, Norma Spangler, Kokomo; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Dick Meador; and sister-in-law, Payte Meador.

Stout & Son Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.stoutandson.com.

Patricia B. Abersoll

Patricia B. Abersoll, 92, Fishers, formerly of Kokomo, passed away at 10:10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, at Hearth at Windermere in Fishers. She was born on February 8, 1926, in Kokomo to Marcus and Beatrice (Webb) Deardorff. On August 20, 1948, Patricia married Dean Abersoll and he passed away on January 25, 2009.

Patricia was a Kokomo High School graduate and a graduate in nursing earning her degree through the Saint Joseph Hospital. She worked as an Industrial Nurse for Delco and retired in 1981. She was a 50 year member of the Order Of The Eastern Star and volunteered or donated at the blood mobile. Patricia attended Highland Park Church in Kokomo and Fairfield Glade United Methodist Church in Tennessee.

Survivors include a daughter Yolanda (Abersoll) Raia of Indianapolis; two brothers James Deardorff and David (Marie) Deardorff of Phoenix, AZ; one nephew and four nieces.

Patricia was preceded in death by her parents Marcus and Beatrice Deardorff; husband Dean Abersoll; brother Philp Deardorff; son in-law John Raia Jr.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Homes & Crematory handled the arrangemetns. Memorial contributions may be made in Patricia’s memory to the Center Chapter OES, to Highland Park Church, or Kindred Hospice. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Douglas W. Land

Douglas Wayne Land, 87, passed away on Saturday, October 15. He was born to Elera and Nellie Land on March 23, 1929 in Kokomo.

Doug married Gertrude Betty Jane (Wright) Casler in 1959, and she preceded him in death. Doug served our country in the United States Army. He was a member of Masonic Lodge #82 to the 33rd Degree and also a member of the Indianapolis Scottish Rite.

He retired from Haynes International after 24 years of service. Doug enjoyed lifting weights, motorcycles and cars. He was a gun enthusiast, a member of the NRA, and was a supporter of the Indian Reservation children.

Doug is survived by his children Dwight Casler Jr.; Barbie Casler; sister Patty Hall (Harold); Reba Casler; niece Gwena Hall; nephew Erlin “Bud” Hall; grandchildren Dwight “Skeeter” Casler III, (Angi), Trenton Casler (Alisha), Charisse Smith (Ron), Aaron Casler (Amy); and seven great-grandchildren.

Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel handled the arrangements.

Billy J. Williams

Billy James Williams, 66, of Kokomo, passed away at 8:10 AM Friday, October 14, 2016 at his residence. Born April 18, 1950 in Lebanon, he was the son of the late Merle E. Williams and Dorothy (Grater) Williams. He was employed as a supervisor with Kokomo Memorial Park for 25 years. He loved to fish, collect old model cars, and watch John Wayne movies.

Survivors include one step-daughter Barbara Williams of Florida; two brothers George (Donna) Williams of Lafayette, David (Kathy) Williams of Tipton; one sister Angie (Ken) Garmon of Tipton; and two grandchildren.

Billy was preceded in death by his parents, his companion Theresa Gamblin; one sister Sarah K. England; three nieces Alisha England, Lisa Munsell, and Marcella Brescoll; one nephew David Hicks; one great niece Susan Beatty.

Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel handled the arrangements. Memorials may be directed to the American Heart Association with envelopes available at the mortuary.

Scott T. Jay

Scott Thomas Jay, 61, Kokomo, passed away at 4:22 PM, Sunday, October 16, 2016 at IU Health West Hospital. He was born November 19, 1954 in Kokomo, to the late Charles and Grace (Johnson) Jay.

Scott worked for 43 years as an Injection Mold Maker, he was highly respected and enjoyed his profession. Scott also enjoyed walking through the park, working out, and grabbing a “brewtus” with his kids. Above all, he loved his grandchildren and enjoyed watching them play sports and attending different school activities. He was a wonderful father and grandfather, who will be missed by all that knew him.

Surviving are his three sons, Greg (Mary) Jay, Andrew (Courtney) Jay, and Alex Jay; daughter, Kelly (Chris) Groves; nine grandchildren, Haley Morgan, Carley Morgan, Rylan Morgan, Jackson Groves, Audrey Jay, Drew Jay, Sophia Jay, Lily Jay, and Oliver Jay; sister, Cindy (John) Bernard; brother, Joe (Beverly) Jay; three nieces, Missy (Brian) Pryor, Julie (Craig) Hanks, and Jen (Tim) Allen; and one nephew, Jason Bernard.

Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel handled the arrangements. Memorial Contributions may be made in memory of Scott to The Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration at www.theaftd.org. You are invited to read Scott’s obituary at www.ellersmortuary.com, where you may sign the guest book, share a personal message for the family.

Randy Inman

Randy Inman, 62, Frankfort, passed away at 8:49 p.m. on Sunday, October 16, 2016, at St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis. He was born November 7, 1953, in Fort Polk, Louisiana, to Elza and Judy (Browning) Inman. On April 27, 1974, he married Mary J. Goodnight, and she survives.

Randy graduated from Clinton Central High School in 1971 and had worked for Alliance Trucking in Russiaville, Mathews Buildings in Middlefork, as a self-employed carpenter and with family farming. He spent several years as a volunteer fireman with the Johnson Township Fire Department and enjoyed motorcycle riding, fishing and gardening.

In addition to his wife, Mary Inman, he is survived by two sons, Ryan (Amanda) Inman, Kokomo, and Ross Inman, El Dorado, Kansas; four grandchildren, Quintin, Cadence, Skylynn and R.J. Inman; one brother, Mike (Tonya) Inman, Lafayette; and one niece, Michelle Inman.

He was preceded in death by his parents; one brother, Gary Inman; and one nephew, Jeff Inman.

Stout & Son Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Alzheimer’s Association. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.stoutandson.com.

Marilyn V. Auth

Marilyn V. Auth, 74, of Russiaville passed away at 12:29 pm on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, at Community Howard Regional Hospital.

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

Joseph A. Pencek

Joseph A. Pencek, 82, died at 10:35 am Monday, October 17, 2016, at Waterford Health Center, Kokomo, Indiana.

Born March 5, 1934 in Monessen Pennsylvania, he was the son of Anton J. and Anna (Kusnar) Pencek, who preceded him in death. He is also preceded in death by his siblings, Catherine Fiorill, John Pencek, Josephine Pencek, Helena Zackowski, Emelia Pencek, Nellie Kotwica, Edward Pencek. He married Patricia (Pat) Pencek September 9, 1956. Pat died August 27, 1988. He married Betty Edwards in Las Vegas in a little white chapel on May 19, 1993, who survives. A brother Robert (Karen) Pencek of Kokomo also survives

He is survived by his two daughters and sons-in-law, Kathy (John) Harbaugh of Russiaville and Sandy (Mark) Ginter of Noblesville. Joe also had four grandchildren, Mary Patricia Harbaugh, John Grant Harbaugh, Dana Patricia Ginter and Hannah Sue Ginter.

Joe followed his brother John to Kokomo to work in construction. Joe served in the Army from 1957-1959 as a medic and was stationed at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas. He returned to Kokomo after the Army and worked at Continental Steel Corporation before becoming a real estate broker. Joe was co-owner of Pencek REALTORS® - Developers for many years. He joined the RE/MAX realty one as an associate and retired from real estate in 2011. He developed Liberty Manor Sub-division and several other business developments on the Southside of Kokomo. He was a past president of the Kokomo Board of REALTORS® (now known as the REALTORS® Association of Central Indiana). He received the honor in 1973 with the REALTOR® of Year from the association. He served on the Indiana Association of REALTORS® Governmental Affairs Committee as Chair and on the REALTORS® Political Action Committee for many years. He received the Dick Snyder Service Award from IAR in 1988. Joe was the first REALTOR® in Kokomo to receive the Graduate REALTOR® Institute-GRI designation. He also held an Accredited Buyer Representative (ABR) designation.

Joe was elected as a Howard County Councilman from 2004 to 2012. The Kokomo Perspective gave him the nickname of Joe “Slasher” Pencek for his fiscally conservative views.

Memorial contributions may be given to the IU Foundations, memo Pat Pencek Scholarship fund at IU-Kokomo 2300 S. Washington St. Kokomo, IN 46902 or Grace United Methodist Church (Scholarship Fund), 219 W. Mulberry St., Kokomo, IN 46901. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Franklin D. Tedlock

Franklin Delano Tedlock, 83, of Kokomo, passed away at 9:35 AM Tuesday October 18, 2016 at Northwoods Village, Kokomo. Born April 18, 1933 in Kokomo, he was the son of the late Elbert N. Tedlock and Eva (Kelly) Tedlock. He was a veteran serving in the United States Army. On September 18, 1955 at St. Lukes United Methodist Church in Kokomo, he married Mary Kay (Ratcliff). She preceded him in death on February 7, 2012. He was employed with Delco Electronics for 35 years, retiring in 1987. He was also the owner/operator of Tedlock Carpentry of which he built the family home and their pool. He enjoyed traveling and sports. He was a member of St. Lukes United Methodist Church where he was in the Builders Class, Joy Group, and took care of coffee and donuts fellowship. He never met a stranger. He liked sitting on the bench at Walmart daily and talking to people.

Survivors include one son Ron Tedlock and companion Margie Coy of Windfall; two daughters Debbie Tedlock and wife Lu Ann Buck of Anchorage, Alaska, Vicki Tedlock of Kokomo; one brother William (Metta) Tedlock of Kokomo; also many nieces, nephews, cousins, adopted grandchildren, and lifelong friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, six brothers, and two sisters.

The family would like to thank the staff of Northwoods Village for the excellent care given to Franklin.

Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel handled the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the family. You may read Franklin’s obituary at www.ellersmortuary.com where you can sign the guestbook or share a personal message to the family.

Wendell D. Mock

Wendell Duane Mock, 83, Russiaville, passed away at 6:49 am on Wednesday, October 19, 2016. He was born on April 24, 1933 in Tipton County, the son of Raymond & Marjorie (Gross) Mock. On June 13, 1976, he married Judith L. (Robertson) Mock and she survives.

Wendell was a 1951 graduate of Prairie Township in Tipton County. He retired from Delco Electronics after 40 years of service as a pressman. Wendell then volunteered for several years with Howard Community Hospital and worked in the print shop.

Wendell was intensely devoted to his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, his church, his family, his community, and I.U. Basketball. He was a member of Pathway of Hope church of the Nazarene in Kokomo. Wendell spent several years at South Side Little League as President of the league, as well as a coach and umpire. He also umpired baseball and refereed basketball for many years in Central Indiana.

Wendell is survived by his wife, Judith, Russiaville; children, Jean Bledsoe, Russiaville, Roger (Carol) Mock, Morristown, TN, and Janet Mock, Deadwood, SD; step-children, Joseph (Jennifer) Gordon, Fishers, Julie Vazquez, Russiaville, and John R. Gordon, Plainfield, along with 14 grandchildren, and 10 great-grandchildren; siblings, Donny (MaryAnn) Adams, Kokomo, Theodore J. (Mary Jo) Mock, Ranchos Palos Verdes, CA, Sue (Bob) McClelland, Eugen, OR, Dreah (Jack) Cheney, Millersport, OH, and Jeffray (Joy) Mock, Columbus, OH.

Memorial contributions may be made in Wendell’s memory to Pathway of Hope Church of the Nazarene. Stout & Son Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.stoutandson.com.

John E. Dillon

John Edward Dillon, 62, of Kokomo, passed away at 9:45 AM Monday October 17, 2016 at his residence. Born July 6, 1954 in Salzberg, Austria, he was the son of the late James A. Dillon Sr. and Margaret (Enzinger) Dillon. He attended Taylor High School. He was a veteran of the United States Marine Corps serving from 1972-1974. On January 12, 1979 in Kokomo, he married Kathryn M. (Lowe), and she survives. He was employed with Haynes International for 30 years, retiring as a supervisor in 2008. He then worked for Walmart for several years. He was an ordained minister, a member of the VFW Post #1152, loved fishing, making people laugh, and spending time with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife of 37 years, Kathryn M. Dillon of Kokomo; one son Joshua Dillon of Greentown; four daughters Vashti Dillon of Kokomo, Tosha (Janzen) Wimmer of Tipton, LaToya (Andy) McNew of Goldsmith, Christy (Jim) Johnson of Jerome; one brother James A. (Sally) Dillon Jr. of Kokomo; one sister Paula (David) Walker of Kokomo; three brothers-in-law Gary Martin of Kokomo, Jimmy (Linda) Goodenough of Wabash, Earl Lowe of Kokomo; one sister-in-law Crystal (Greg) Miller of Kokomo; his mother-in-law LaNora E. Lowe of Kokomo; grandchildren Braxten, Brendyn, Britten, Breylen, Bry Van, William, Desirae, Destiny, Kaydence, Malina, Breeana, Simon, Kaytlen, Timothy, and Ryan; one great grandchild Jace. There are also several aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother-in-law Jay P. Lowe, and one sister-in-law Mary Martin.

Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel handled the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be directed to the family. You may read John’s obituary at www.ellersmortuary.com where you can sign the guestbook, order flowers, or share a personal message to the family.

Alice J. Marshall

Alice Joan Marshall, 89, Forest, passed away at 2:05 p.m. on Monday, October 17, 2016, at Golden Living Center in Kokomo. She was born July 23, 1927, in Clinton County, to Cleo “Tom” and Meriam (Wolfe) Sheets. On July 28, 1946, in Forest Methodist Church, she married Robert Max Marshall, and he preceded her in death on November 24, 1981.

Joan graduated from Forest High School in 1945, and she and her husband owned the Forest Soda Shop until retiring in 1973. Joan had also worked for Caddell Jewelry Store, retiring in 1997, and Johnson Wert Title Company, retiring in 2002. She enjoyed oil painting and music and was a member of First Baptist Church in Russiaville.

She is survived by her son, Stephen R. (Kathy) Marshall, Stuart, Florida; two daughters, Deborah Ann (Dan) Parker, Forest, and Susan Alice Darrough, Grabill; five grandchildren, Melanie Parker, Andrew (Nikki) Parker, Matthew (Loran) Parker, Andrea (Mark) Cooper and Courtney (Mike) Papacsi; six great-grandchildren, Drew, Avery, Caitlyn, Rhys, Owen and Stella; one brother, Norman (Sandy) Sheets, Forest; one sister, Julia Sanders, Atlanta, Georgia; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; son-in-law, Steve Darrough; and sister, Joyce Berry.

The family would like to give a special thank you to the staff at Golden Living Center.

Stout & Son Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the First Baptist Church. Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.stoutandson.com.

Kelly A. Vance

Kelly Anne (Kellems) Vance, 46, Kokomo, passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, October, 16, 2016, at Community Howard Regional Health in Kokomo. She was born on October 21, 1969, to Marvin & Freda Kellems.

Kelly was the mother of 2 children. Son, Isaiah Levi Kellems, and daughter, Mykal An Rochelle Kellems. She resided in Kokomo with her soul mate and love of her life, James Horne. They spent countless, joyous hours and time together gardening, hunting, fishing and traveling. The light of her life, were her 4 grandsons, Jasaiah, Brantley, Eric, and Kyler.

Kelly is also survived by her sister, Gina Kellems; her 2 brothers, Jerry Kellems, and Billy Kellems; and her father, Marvin Kellems.

Kelly was preceded in death by her mother, Freda Kellems, and her loving dad, Gary Woodring.

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

Cecil G. Taylor

Cecil G. Taylor, 85, Kokomo, passed away at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, October 17, 2016, at his home. He was born September 22, 1931, in Abingdon, Virginia, to William G. and Lula (Osborne) Taylor. On June 9, 1953, in Chilhowie, he married Bettie L. Hamm, and she preceded him in death on February 4, 2012.

Cecil retired from Delco Electronics after 30 years of service and owned Taylor Evergreen Services for several years. He had also been a longtime groundskeeper for Oakford Baptist and Crossroads Community Churches. He enjoyed NASCAR, bluegrass music, and repairing go-carts and cherished his wife and his family. He loved the Lord and his church and had been a member of Crossroads Community Church for over fifty years.

He is survived by his sons, Mike (Bethany) Taylor of Tipton, and Larry (Cyndy) Taylor of Kokomo; son-in-law, Roger Kendall of Russiaville; daughter-in-law, Jennifer Taylor of Monon; grandchildren, Chad (Andrea) Collins, Tammy (Adam) Craig, Nicole (BJ) Dunham, Alisha (Trenton) Casler, Jake (Lucy Harcourt) Taylor, Cody (Laura) Taylor, Logan Taylor, Joshua Taylor, and Harley (Josh) Bryant; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth, Ethan and Elijah Collins, Cora Craig, Alex and Josiah Dunham, Tate and Riley Strebin, Katalina Taylor, Braxton Bryant, and Gus Casler; sister-in-law, Mary Alice Jackson; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife, Bettie Taylor, he was preceded in death by his parents; son, Jeff Taylor; daughter, Janet Kendall; granddaughter, Marci Plank; and sisters, Pearl Shaw and Ruth Bradley.

Per the family’s wishes, memorial contributions may be made to Crossroads Community Church. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.stoutandson.com. Stout & Son Funeral Home, Russiaville, has been entrusted with arrangements.

James R. Kuntz

James Ralph Kuntz, 101, of Kokomo, passed away at 12:32 p.m. on Thursday, October 20, 2016, at his home. Mr. Kuntz was born June 15, 1915, in Greenwood, the son of William and Nora (Quinn) Kuntz.

He was a graduate of Kokomo High School in 1933. On November 24, 1938, he married his high school sweetheart, Irene Hardebeck, who preceded him in death on September 26, 2002.

For many years, he was manager of the Kokomo Branch of the Omar Bakeries. He was then employed by the Unites States Postal Service until his retirement.

Mr. Kuntz was a Navy veteran of World War II, serving as a radioman in the Atlantic theater. He was a member of the American Legion Post 6 and the local chapter of the National Association of Retired Federal Employees, of which he was treasurer. He was also a lifetime member of St. Patrick and St. Joan of Arc parishes.

In former years, Mr. Kuntz was an accomplished gardener, and his yard abounded with flowers and vegetables.

He is survived by six children, James T. (Rita) Kuntz, Martha (Richard) Harold, Ann (Robert) Arthur, Patrick J. (Veronica) Kuntz, John W. (Kathrine) Kuntz, and Paula Suzanne (Mark) Reinsvold; eight grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by a son, Michael Kuntz; a daughter, Mary Bilodeau; three brothers; and one sister.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Joan of Arc Building Fund. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Patricia A. Willhite

Patricia A. (Peters) Willhite, 81, Kokomo, passed away on October 18, 2016. She was born on October 22, 1934, in Lewistown, PA, the daughter of John Henry & Dorothy (Miller) Peters. On October 26, 1957, she married Russel Bain Willhite who preceded her in death on March 18, 1980.

Patricia was a graduate of Lewistown Derry Township High School. She was a homemaker along with owner and operator of Merry Pop-ins Cleaning. Patricia was active with St. Luke’s United Methodist Church and served for many years on the board of the YWCA, including as president. Patricia was an Air Force wife, supporting her husband and family in the communities they lived in. She was an avid collector of dolls and teddy bears.

Patricia is survived by her sons, Mark (Kimberly) Willhite, and Paul (Christine) Willhite; her grandsons, Tyler Willhite, and Eric Willhite; her sister, Helen Greider, FL, and her niece, Hazel Hunley, PA.

Patricia was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers and one sister.

The family wishes to give a thank you to Waterford Place Health Campus and to Serenity Hospice for their excellent care of her.

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

Elizabeth Lawhead

Elizabeth “Betty” (Wallpe) Lawhead, 81, Kokomo, passed away at 4:53 pm on Thursday, October 20, 2016 at St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo. She was born on December 19, 1934 to Edward & Louise (Ripberger) Wallpe in Sharpsville. In 1958 she married William R. Lawhead at St. Joan of Arc Church who preceded her in death in 2001.

Betty graduated from St. John the Baptist Elementary School in 1949 & St. Joseph Academy in 1953 in Tipton. She then received a diploma in nursing from Holy Cross Central School of Nursing in South Bend in 1956. Betty worked as a registered nurse in the office of Drs. Alward & Michael and at St. Joseph Hospital where she retired in 1989 as Director of Nursing for the Med-Surg. Units after 30 years of service. She was a member of St. Joan of Arc Church, the Nurses’ Association and the Elks Club. Since retirement she had been an active volunteer at St. Joan of Arc Church in multiple areas which included being coordinator for the church Pictorial Directory in 1990, 1994, 2004, and 2008.

Betty is survived by her brother, Robert (Rosemary) Wallpe, Brentwood, CA, and her sister, Bernice (Charles) Oyler, Hayward, CA; sisters-in-law, Patricia Wallpe, Kokomo, and Connie Wallpe, Tipton, along with several nieces, nephews, great and great-great nieces and nephews and god children.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, her brothers, Francis, Harold, Clarence, Anthony, and Edward, and her sisters, Katherine Marschke and Lorena Sutton.

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

Mason E. Pasquale

Mason E. Pasquale, 20, Russiaville, passed away at 11:34 a.m. on Wednesday, October 19, 2016, at Community Howard Regional Hospital in Kokomo. He was born July 16, 1996, in Kokomo, to John “Jade” and Holly (Smith) Pasquale.

Mason graduated from Western High School and had worked at Subaru in Lafayette, KFC and Tyson in Logansport. He enjoyed fitness, listening to music, movies, concerts and inspirational tattoos.

He is survived by his parents, Jade and Holly Pasquale; brother, Derrick (fiancé Caitlin Matthews) Pasquale; sister, Abigail Pasquale; girlfriend, Alyssa Ramey; grandparents, Robert and Debbie Smith, Lynn and Jerry Miller, and John and Teresa Pasquale; uncles and aunts, Vito (Lisa) Pasquale, Tony (Amanda) Pasquale, Erin (Brian) Pickering, Liza (Jason) Lamott and Connie (David) Jackson; nieces, Aniyah Seagrave and Kamila Pasquale; and several cousins including a special cousin, Josh Bargerhuff.

Stout & Son Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Messages of condolence maybe expressed online at www.stoutandson.com.

Elieen P. Lantz

Eileen Patricia Lantz passed peacefully on October 19, 2016. Eileen was born to Stan and Nellie Preddy in London, England on January 27, 1929. She met her husband, Jack J. Lantz, of Plevna, Indiana in 1952 while he was in London during his service in the United States Army, and stationed in Germany. They fell in love in five days. Soon after, Jack sent for Eileen and she arrived in the United States traveling on The Queen Mary. They were married in New Jersey and took residence in Plevna, Indiana where they lived until moving to Fishers, Indiana in 2003. They were married for over 50 years.

Eileen became a United States Citizen in 1973. Eileen was dedicated to her faith, music, country and work. Eileen had a long career in lady’s fashion and retail. She owned and operated Eileen’s in Marion, Indiana for over twenty years. During her time in Marion, Eileen became involved with Marion Civic Theater and The Marion Easter Pageant. She sang with the Pageant choir for more than thirty years. Well known for her singing throughout her life, she soloed many concerts, weddings and events. Eileen was an active member of three churches during her lifetime. Her first membership was with Meridian Street Christian Church in Greentown, Indiana, followed by Jerome Christian Church in Jerome, Indiana and First Christian Church in Noblesville, Indiana.

Her beloved husband, Jack, passed in 2014. Eileen is survived and loved by her sons, Barry, Indianapolis and Jon, Chicago. Her only Granddaughter, Amanda Lantz, Indianapolis.

Hasler & Stout Funeral Home 112 E. Main Street, Greentown, Indiana were entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at www.hasler-stout.com.

Leona M. Baker

Leona M Baker, 90 of Tipton died at 1:55 p.m. on Friday, October 21, 2016 at Miller’s Merry Manor, Tipton. She was born in Santa Monica, California on December 26, 1925 to Hugh Brinkley Hunt, Jr. & Mildred Louise (Mallery) Kirkish.

Leona was an Office Administrator. She worked for National Life Insurance, Kirkish Stair and Woodworking Company, Dr. Torres, and Evangel Church before retiring in 1990. Leona was a member of Vineyard Assembly of God. She attended Glad Tidings Bible Institute in San Francisco from 1946-1948. Leona served with the USO from 1941-1943. She was very active in women’s and children’s ministries including Missionettes Girls Club. Leona enjoyed puzzles, knitting and Mediterranean food. She loved spending time with her family, especially her great-grandchildren.

She is survived by a son, Howard Lee Baker, Jr. and wife Pamela, San Jose, California; a daughter, Naomi Ruth Sluka and husband Mark, Tipton; four grandchildren, Arthur John Sluka and wife Ashley and their children Gabrielle, Carly and Lia; Philip Steven Sluka and wife Kristi and their children Christopher, Addison, Joel and Quinn; David Darrell Sluka and wife Andrea and their children Callie, Cora and Ruby; Janelle Terese Gohlke and husband Michael and their children Garrett and Isabella. Leona was preceded in death by a brother, Douglass Alvin Kirkish.

Young-Nichols Funeral Home Memorial contributions in Leona’s honor may be made to Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, North Carolina, 28607.

Leona loved the Lord Jesus Christ with all her heart and was a devout prayer warrior. Her greatest reward was to see her whole family serving the Lord.

Jennifer L.

Lamoreaux

Jennifer L. Lamoreaux, 69 of Arcadia died at 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at her residence. She had previously lived in Windfall from 1994-2014 and Brandon, Florida from 1982-1994. Jenny was born in Tipton on December 4, 1946 to William D. & Phyllis E. (Hobbs) Mitchell. She married Lawrence Lamoreaux on October 19, 1980 and he preceded her in death in June 1993.

Jenny was a retired journalist. She was the former Editor of the Tipton Tribune and the Brandon (Florida) News. She had also worked as the Hillsborough County 911 spokesperson and worked at the Environmental Protection Commission in Florida. Jenny was a dog breeder and competed with her dogs in many shows. She was a member of the Hoosier Press Association and was a 1964 graduate of Windfall High School.

Survivors include two sons, Ross Lamoreaux and wife Amber, Spring Hill, Florida and Denton Lamoreaux and wife Katherine, Arcadia; one step-son, Roy Lamoreaux, Houghton Lake, Michigan; her siblings Annette Wyandotte, New Albany, Indiana, Jill Loveless and husband Rodney, Sacramento, California, Philip Mitchell and wife Cheryl, Sharpsville, Leanna Jessup and husband Garry, Sheridan and Cathy Carter, New Albany, Indiana.

She is also survived by four grandchildren, Joseph Lamoreaux, Emilia Lamoreaux, Sophia Lamoreaux and Elaina Lamoreaux ; and step grand-daughter Abigail McCarthy. She was preceded in death by one grandson, William Lamoreaux.

Young-Nichols Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Memorial contributions in Jennifer’s honor may be made to the Tipton County Humane Society, P.O. Box 237, Tipton, Indiana, 46072.

Leela R. Wagaman

Leela Roxianna Wagaman, 1 day old of Kempton died at 7:31 a.m. on Monday, October 17, 2016 at Riley Hospital for Children, Indianapolis. Leela was born in her loving home on October 16, 2016 to Chris & Manny (Dailey) Wagaman.

She is survived by her parents, Chris and Manny; three siblings, Sutter Griffin, Ellianna and Danira Wagaman; grandparents, Darlene Kearns, Muncie, Lisa and Robert Wagaman, Bluffton, Doug and Roxie Dailey, Logansport; aunts and uncles, Raina Neal, Jodi and Todd Sanders, Carrie and Kline Sprague, Jennifer Wagaman, and many more loving cousins and relatives.

Young-Nichols Funeral HomeMemorial contributions may be made to Riley Children Foundation, 30 South Meridian Street, Suite 200, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-3509.

Gary L. Thomas

Gary L. Thomas, 61, of Greentown, unexpectedly passed away on October 15, 2016. He was born May 25, 1955 in Kokomo, Indiana to Robert and Elsie Mae Thomas of Galveston.

Gary was a 1973 graduate of Lewis Cass High School. He was a member of the Boy Scouts of America, where he achieved the rank Eagle Scout. He attended Purdue University prior to beginning his career with Chrysler Corp. During his 40 years with Chrysler, he completed the Apprenticeship program and became an electrician. He was also a member of U.A.W. #685.

He has been described as loyal, dedicated, kind hearted and the most hard working man most ever had known. He will forever be missed by all who loved him. Gary enjoyed camping, racing stock cars and working on vehicles and riding motorcycles. He enjoyed racing and was a die hard “Gordan” fan.

Gary leaves behind to cherish his memory, his wife, Cindy Thomas of Greentown; his daughters, Tara Thomas Apellido, Killean, TX; Jennifer Thomas, Springfield, MO; step children, Tim Campbell, Clarksville, TN; Thomas Bosquez of Bryan TX; Phillip Wyatt, Greentown; Josh Wyatt, Wabash; and Shiyanna Dill of Crystal River, FL. Surviving grandchildren include, Lexxus Apellido, Keely Apellido, Jadden Apellido, EJ Valdez, Alainah Campbell, Blake Campbell, Brooklynn Bosquez and Gavin Bosquez. He was preceded in death by his parents Robert and Elsie Thomas and one brother Frank Thomas.

Murray Weaver Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to Gary’s family at www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com

Linda S. Price

Linda S. Price, 77, of Kokomo, formerly of Walton, went home to be with the Lord at 9:07 p.m. Sunday, October 16, 2016 at Golden Living Sycamore Village in Kokomo. She was born November 22, 1938 in Lafayette to Walter B. and Mary Alta (Plue) Taylor. She married Donald L. Price on November 22, 1954. He preceded her in death on April 1, 2015.

Linda was a homemaker. She enjoyed making beautiful gardens in her back yard and watching the birds come and enjoy her flowers.

Surviving family include her daughter, Rhonda and husband Daniel Beagan, Kokomo; two sons, John and Kenny Price both of Nashville, TN. Other surviving family include her seven grandchildren, Donnie Price III, Breann (Price) Sears, Amber (Price) Lopeman, Kimberly (Beagan) Lemire, Brittany (Beagan) Holden, Justin Price and Jordan Price. Great grandchildren include Zelda, Lydia, Alexis, Kaillyn, Caleb, Landon, Ava, Jaxon and Khloe. She is also survived by a brother, Robert (Judy) Tayor of Alabama. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband Donald, one son Donald Price II, and brother Jimmy Taylor.

Murray Weaver Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Online condolences may be sent to Linda’s family at www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com

Diana L. Blount

Diana Lynn (Crockett) Blount, 59, of Kokomo, passed away at 1:05 p.m. Wednesday, October 19th surrounded by her loving family. She was born April 14, 1957 in Kokomo to Robert E. and L. Maxine (Johns) Crockett. She married Jeff W. Blount on May 27, 2016 and he survives.

Diana was a pharmacy technician for CVS in Peru and Kokomo for the past 8 years. She enjoyed trips to Daytona Beach, Florida, spending time with her grandchildren and shopping.

Surviving family include her husband Jeff Blount, Kokomo; children, Christina L. (Pete) Thatcher, Kokomo; Elizabeth (Chuck) Humbarger, Peru; Melissa L. Smith, Peru, Ryan Blount, Nashville, TN; and Stephanie Blount, Kokomo. Also surviving are six grandchildren, Devin, Trey, Zach, Brody, Madison and Hayden; her sisters, Karen (Gary) Huskey, LaPorte, IN; Jeanne Scott and husband Jim Parsons, Galveston; and Janet Elson, Kokomo. She was preceded in death by her parents.

Contributions may be given to a charity of donors choice in memory of Diana. Murray Weaver Funeral Home in Galveston are in charge of arrangements. www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com

Howard L. Wolf

Howard L. “Jiggs” Wolf, 91, of Young America, Indiana, passed away at 5:00 a.m. Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at his home. He was born June 23, 1925 in Logansport to William H. and Lucille D. (Brickel) Wolf. He married Mary Lou Daggett on November 5, 1948 in Young America and she survives.

Jiggs owned and operated Wolf Mack Trucks, proudly continuing the business his father founded. Jiggs never met a stranger and couldn’t go to town without seeing a friend at every stop. He loved watching sports,especially basketball and enjoyed being outside. If it was warm and sunny, he would always be found on his tractor. Teaching his grandsons his expert shooting techniques never failed to bring a smile to his face. He looked forward to driving around the country, seeing places he’d never been. Many of these trips he and his wife brought their grandsons to share in their adventures.

Jiggs served his country as a Marine in WW2. He was on Iwo Jima, famous for the flag raising immortalized in many photos, with the 5th Marine Division, 2nd Battalion, 28th Regiment and also in mainland Japan in Hiroshima and Nagasaki among many other places. He was proud of his service and recounted the brave actions of his fellow service members in many documentaries and during the annual Iwo Jima reunions he attended. The Marine Corps was ingrained deeply with him. Once a Marine, Always a Marine.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Lou Wolf, daughter, Nancy (Dan) Skiles, of Young America, son, Chris Wolf, Galveston, grandsons, Lucas (Lindsey) Skiles and Casey (Ashleigh) Skiles all of Young America. Also surviving are his great grandchildren, Justice, Kale, Brody and Leighton Skiles. He was preceded in death by his grandparents who were very dear to him, his parents and one sister Vivian Alice Rozzi.

Murray Weaver Funeral Home handled the arrangements. A special “Thank You” to Dr. Melanie Bozard MD for her excellent care of Jiggs. Leave a message of condolence for his family at www.murrayweaverfuneralhome.com

Ruby B. Bush

Ruby B. Bush, 94, of Kokomo, passed away at 3:05 AM, Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Northwoods Village. She was born on June 9, 1922 in Clinton, Indiana to the late William and Wilhelmina (Phipps) Byers. She married Frank Bush in Las Vegas on August 15, 1968 and he preceded her in death on February 9, 2013.

Ruby graduated from Ervin Township High School in 1942. She retired from General Motors after 30 years of employment. She was a member of the UAW #292. Ruby was an avid reader, who enjoyed traveling every year with her daughter. Her real joy was spending time with her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She was a member of Zion Lutheran Church.

Ruby is survived by a daughter, Jane (J. Wayne) Pohlman, of Kokomo; two grandchildren, Marc Pohlman, of New York, Mary Jane (Robert) Sarra, of Kokomo; two step-grandchildren, Brittany Sarra and Jamie (Denny) Broens; two great-grandchildren, Madelyn Jane Hole and Franklyn Exavier Hole; step great-grandchild, Audrey Emm Broens; sister, Opal Hartman, of Kokomo; brother, Elmer Byers, of Kokomo; and special friend, Roly Lopez, of New York.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 44 years, Frank; granddaughter, Clara Jane Hole; brother, William Byers; and two sisters, Myrtle Hartman and Anna Bragg.

Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel handled the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Ruby’s memory to Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, envelopes will be provided and the mortuary and church.