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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.

March 29

Ryan A. Cannon, 29, Weapon Violation, Possession of a Controlled Substance, OWI Alcohol, Theft

Arthur H. Craig, 46, Driving While Suspended, OWI Implied Consent,

OWI Endangering a Person

Dwayne E. Day, 27,

Battery, Resisting

Law Enforcement, Theft

Imani L. Frierson, 20, Illegal

Possession

of Alcohol

Joshua M. Johnson, 23, Resisting

Law

Enforcement, Warrant: Theft,

Warrant: Fraud, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Natahsa R. King, 21, Theft, Attempted Fraud

Matthew C. McGuire, 30, Dealing in Marijuana, Possession

of Marijuana

Jermaine M. Nix, 39, Driving While Suspended

Justin A. Smith, 32, Resisting Law Enforcement, Possession of a Syringe

Krusean R. Thomas, 27, Driving While Suspended

March 30

Cyonna J. Hizer, 19, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Danielle R. Parker, 24, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Eddie A.

Pettigrew, 53,

Warrant:

Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury

March 31

Jennifer L. Allison, 40, Driving While Suspended

David S. Blackburn Jr., 49,

Possession of a Syringe, Possession

of Cocaine, Possession

of Paraphernalia, Possession of a Controlled Substance

Brittany C. Catt, 20, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence (2 Counts)

Paul P.

Clark, 40, Warrant: Fraud,

Warrant: Theft

Donald Coleman, 51, Warrant: Invasion of Privacy, Domestic Battery

Donnie M. Crawford Jr., 42, Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury

Nathaniel S. Davis, 18, Possession

of Marijuana

Jeremy W. Loger, 32, OWI Endangering a Person

Charles W. Thompson III, 23,

Warrant: Failure to Appear

April 1

Bobby A. Braswell, 33, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia, Possession of Marijuana

Jay K. Darlin, 55, Trespassing

Joshua A. Ebanhart, 27, Possession of a

Syringe, Public

Intoxication

Deana M. Ehler, 27, Possession of a Syringe, Possession of Paraphernalia, Possession of a Lookalike Substance, False Informing

April D. Frazier, 41, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Methamphetamine

Brittany J. Haney, 28, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Dwayne T. Harris, 54, Warrant: Never

Obtaining a Driver’s License, Resisting

Law Enforcement

Andrew J. Huffer, 24, Theft

William O. Kerschner, 19, Warrant: Non-

Compliance

Rolland L. Roberts, 43, Theft

Xavier R. Roundtree, 27, Carrying a Weapon Without a Handgun, Public

Intoxication

Trayavon T. Young, 22, Resisting

Law

Enforcement

April 2

Terell M. Barber, 21,Never Obtaining a Valid License

Rochelle L. Duke, 48, Possession of Marijuana

Daiquan L. Haith, 24, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Jathon J. Lindsey, 44, Domestic Battery

Stephanie L. Ross, 32, Trespassing

Qwenton L. Samuel, 25, Driving While Suspended, Never Obtaining a Valid Driver’s License

April 3

Mildred L. Catt, 36, Possession of Methamphetamine, Possession of a Syringe, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia

Samuel R. Gibbs, 26, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Fonston D. Hizer, 43, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Caleb R. Huffer, 22, Child Exploitation (2 Counts), Possession of Child

Pornography (2 Counts)

Ira A. James, 22, Trespassing

Kevin N. Walker, 35, Possession of a Syringe, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Paraphernalia

Talik R. Woodard, 44, Possession of a Lookalike Substance, OWI Alcohol

April 4

Martell S. Beason, 24, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Kenneth W. Ellis, 54, Possession of Cocaine, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of Paraphernalia, Resisting Law Enforcement

Michael J. Foster, 21, Possession of Paraphernalia,

Public

Intoxication

Ana M. McCarroll, 36, Warrant: Theft

Jesse T. Shelton, 22, Residential Entry,

Resisting

Law Enforcement, Mischief, Battery

Rommel E. Stigger, 45, Possession of Methamphetamine

Stephanie N. Tinder, 38,

Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

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.

March 29

Jaden S. Banner, 19, Possession of Marijuana, Possession

of Paraphernalia

Kelsey D. Caudill, 26, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Jennifer L. Culp, 32, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Logan K. Goad, 28, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence, Possession of a Syringe, Possession of Paraphernalia

Cory D. Hoover, 22, Warrant: Forgery

Bria N. Murry, 21, Warrant:

Aiding,

Inducing, or Causing

Offense

Jorge L. Serrano, 28, Warrant: Domestic Battery

Michael H. Smith, 50, Warrant:

Failure to Appear (2 Counts)

March 30

Carrel D. Ashury, 28, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Pili A. Finch, 38,

Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Damarius C. Holland, 21, Warrant: Bond

Revocation

Blane E. Johnson, 23,Warrant: Failure to Appear

Shawn G. Sellers, 30, Warrant:

Possession

of a Controlled Substance

Queena R. Wiggins, 34,Invasion

of Privacy, Warrant: Bond

Revocation

March 31

Ray A. Beets, 30, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence (2 Counts)

Sarah A. Chase, 37, Warrant: Fraud (2 Counts)

Jeese J. Fondots, 29, Warrant: Contempt

of Court

Jeremy W. Mims, 33, Warrant: Fraud

Kyle L. Stacy, 36, Warrant: Failure to Appear

April 1

Valdez L. Reed, 43, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

April 3

Donna D. Modglin, 48, Warrant: Theft

Conversion

Cary A. Smith, 38, Drug Purchase 7.2 Grams Precursor in 30 Day Period (4 Counts)

April 4

Seth H. Glassburn, 35, Warrant: Bond

Revocation

William D. Person, 57,

Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Michaelle D. Simpson, 34, Warrant: Possession of a Narcotic Drug,

Warrant:

Possession

of a Syringe, Warrant: Neglect of Dependant, Warrant: Possession of Marijuana, Warrant: Possession of Paraphernalia

CRIMINAL SENTENCINGS

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

Circuit Court

Brian Abrons

Charge: Attempted Burglary (2 Counts)

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Count I - Indiana Department of Corrections for 4 years, 2 years executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, Count II - Indiana Department of Corrections for 4 years, 2 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Anthony Craig

Charge: Theft

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 74 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Holly Mitchell

Charge: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Court imposes 1 year of previous suspended sentence executed in Indiana Department of Corrections

Fees: Court costs, probation fee

Superior I

Charmichael

D. Williams

Charge: Neglect of Dependant, Maintaining a Common Nuisance

Defense Counsel: Jeffrey Elftman

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Count I - Indiana Department of Corrections for 913 days, 116 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, Count II - Indiana Department of Corrections for 913 days, 116 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

Alexander Laughman

Charge: Possession of Methamphetamine

Defense Counsel: Gary Cook

Prosecutor: Erik Grzegorski

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 1,825 days, 243 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

Superior III

Samuel Hovis

Charges: Domestic Battery, Resisting Law Enforcement

Defense Counsel: Gary Cook

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Count I – Howard County Jail for 1 year, executed, Count II – Indiana department of Corrections for 2½ years, 500 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, license suspended for 2 years

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

Shelby McKinney

Charges: Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Ever Receiving a License, Operating a Motor Vehicle Without Financial Responsibility

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Josh McMahan

Sentence: Count I – Howard County Jail for 60 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for 6 months, Count II - $50.50 fine

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Travis Watters

Charges: OWI Endangering a Person, Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: TJ Rethlake

Sentence: Count I – Howard County jail for 1 year, 8 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, license suspended for 90 days, Count II – Howard County Jail for 1 year, 8 days executed, balance suspended, complete Driving With a License Program

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

Susan Sunday

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

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: TJ Rethlake

Sentence: Count I – Howard County Jail for 1 year, 30 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, license suspended for 6 months, attend Victim Impact Panel, Count II – Howard County Jail for 60 days, 30 days executed, balance suspended, sentences shall run concurrently

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

Starla Hale

Charges: Operating a Vehicle With An ACE of 0.15 or More, Operating a Vehicle As An Habitual Traffic Violator

Defense Counsel: Jeffrey Elftman

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Count I – Indiana Department of Corrections for 2½ years, 20 days executed, balance suspended, In Home Detention for 1 year, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, attend Victim Impact Panel, Count II – Indiana Department of Corrections for 2½ years, 20 days executed, balance suspended, license suspended for LIFE

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

Starla Hale

Charges: OWI, Operating a Vehicle as an Habitual Traffic Offender

Defense Counsel: Jeffrey Elftman

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Count I – Indiana Department of Corrections for 2½ years, 20 days executed, balance suspended, 1 year on In Home Detention, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, Count II - Indiana Department of Corrections for 2½ years, 20 days executed, balance suspended, license suspended for life, counts shall run concurrently

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Lisa Grammer

Charges: OWI

Defense Counsel: Gary Cook

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 2½, 142 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license suspended for 2 years

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

Brianna Garcia

Charges: False Informing

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 10 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for 6 months

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Kyle Ray

Charges: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

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

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Tashina Collier

Charges: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

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

Darrell Pullins

Charges: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Joshua McMahan

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

Rachelle Tucker

Charges: Resisting Law Enforcement

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

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

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Stefanie Nutter

Charges: OWI

Defense Counsel: Jeffrey Elftman

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Indiana Department of Corrections for 18 months, 10 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, attend Victim Impact Panel, license suspended for 180 days

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

Chad Colvert

Charges: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 10 days executed, balance suspended, supervised 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, Community Drug Free Assessment, Alcohol and Drug Program fee

Patricia Crooks

Charges: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: Matthew Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 10 days executed, balance suspended, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, attend Victim Impact Panel, license suspended for 180 days

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

Donna Hall

Charges: Operating a Vehicle With an ACE of 0.15 or More

Defense Counsel: Matthew Elkin

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 10 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, attend Victim Impact Panel, license suspended for 180 days, complete 40 hours of community service

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

Kirstie Mates

Charges: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 2 days executed, balance suspended, In Home Detention for 60 days, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license suspended for 90 days

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

Kirstie Mates

Charges: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

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

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

Brian Grubb

Charges: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: Justin Clouser

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

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Jamie Yockey

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

Defense Counsel: Braden Dean

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, 2 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for 180 days, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, license suspended for 60 days, complete 30 hours of community service, attend Victim Impact Panel

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

Ralph Woodard

Charges: Resisting Law Enforcement

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: TJ Rethlake

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

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

George Wheeler

Charges: Public Intoxication

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: TJ Rethlake

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 60 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for 6 months, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

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

Joshua Wasson

Charges: Resisting Law Enforcement

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: TJ Rethlake

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

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Douglas Rice

Charges: Public Intoxication

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: TJ Rethlake

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

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

James Phipps

Charges: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: Stephanie Doran

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 40 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, attend Victim Impact Panel, license suspended for 6 months

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

John Horner

Charges: OWI Endangering a Person

Defense Counsel: Braden Dean

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 1 year, 4 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, attend Victim Impact Panel, complete Alcohol and Drug Program, attend Victim Impact Panel, license suspended for 90 days, complete 48 hours of community service, no contact with victim

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

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

Addilyn Nicole Gibson

DOB: 03/24/2017

Sex: F Time: 11:45 a.m.

Wt: 8 lbs., 4 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Allison (Sears) and Jacob Gibson

Zaidyn Donyale Shephard

DOB: 3/25/2017

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

Wt: 7 lbs., 4 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Amanda (James) and Kiljuan Shephard

Elijah Dale Gaunt

DOB: 3/27/2017

Sex: M Time: 1:45 p.m.

Wt: 7 lbs., 4 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Sarina (McCauley) and Jason Gaunt

St. Joseph Hospital

Emma Ruth Mitchell

DOB: 3/10/2017

Sex: F Time: 8:25 a.m.

Wt: 8 lbs., 1 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Jean (Firkus) and Joshua Mitchell

MARRIAGE LICENSES

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

March 30

Nicholas Miller, Kokomo, 29

Alexus Stodghill, Kokomo, 23

Justin Rider, Charleston, SC, 33

Katelin Vanbridggle, Kokomo, 27

March 31

Eldridge Harmon, Kokomo, 56

Julie Mitchell, Kokomo, 49

Matthew Grimme, Indianapolis, Ind., 24

Kayla Reinagle, Kokomo, 23

Nicholas Brandt, Kokomo, 20

Jill Wasmuth, Kokomo, 20

Quentin Cook, Greentown, 19

Eleanor Kepner, Greentown, 18

Michael Lott, Kokomo, 58

Kerri Adams, Kokomo, 42

April 1

Jason King, Kokomo, 32

Alishia Beck, Kokomo, 28

April 3

Brian Clifton, Greentown, 23

Rebekah Werst, Greentown, 19

April 4

Christopher Stokely, Kokomo, 45

Peggy Collier, Kokomo, 42

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.

March 28

Lacey and Scott Cripe

March 30

Allison and David Spurlin

Corolyn and Billy Harner

March 31

Kristi Markgraf and Mark Shea

Kelli and Maxwell Egy

Robert and Kathy Upton

April 3

Kasandra and Andrew Merrill

April 4

Beth and Everett Hensley

Stephen and Lisa Fivecoate

Ann and Gregory Powell

Airhy Newsom and Sean Thrasher

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., April 13, 9 a.m.

Mary and Michael Brantley, Final Hearing

Mon., April 17, 9 a.m

Molly and Justin Shumaker, Petition to Modify

Christina and Danny Jackson, Reappear

Jenny and Joseph Bolinger, Reappear

Tues., April 9 a.m.

Teresa and Timothy Granson, Provisional Orders

3 p.m.

Max and Gail Hueston, Final Hearing

Superior I

Thurs., April 13, 1:30 p.m.

Travis and Hanna Bline, Provisional Orders

Mon., April 17, 9 a.m.

Gina and Terry Cochran, Petition to Modify

1:30 p.m.

Matthew and Tammy Rust, Proceedings Supplemental

Superior II

Wed., April 12, 1:30 p.m.

Chad and McKinsey Davis, Citation

Mon., April 17, 9 a.m.

Tawana Lee and Edwin Heard, Final Hearing

Theresa and Joshua Putnam, Final Hearing

1:30 p.m.

Michael Carolyn Burns, Final Hearing

Superior IV

Mon., April 17, 8:30 a.m.

Angela and David Ford, Support Hearing

9 a.m.

Gregory and Kris Pearce, Other

1 p.m.

Shannon Derks and Sarah Hamm, Petition to Modify

DIVORCES GRANTED

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

Circuit Court

Kathryn and Kevin Parker

Samantha and Zachariah Trivett

Superior II

Alice and Adam Nelson

Dottie and Dennis Ingle

Superior IV

Cathryn and Robert Tedder

DEATHS

Mary Gordon, 89

Date of Death: 02/22/2017

Cause of Death: Congestive Heart Failure

Carolyn Bitner, 75

Date of Death: 02/22/2017

Cause of Death: Cardio Respiratory Arrest, Congestive Heart Failure Due to Coronary Artery Disease

Sherry Allen, 60

Date of Death: 02/17/2017

Cause of Death: Breast Cancer With Metastatic Disease To Brain, Diabetes Mellitus

Betty Savage, 92

Date of Death: 02/16/2017

Cause of Death: Aortic Valve Stenosis

Robert Parker, 47

Date of Death: 02/19/2017

Cause of Death: Cirrhosis of Liver

Ruth Young, 67

Date of Death: 02/13/2017

Cause of Death: Encephalopathy, Metabolic, Vascular Dementia

Janice Ireland, 63

Date of Death: 02/06/2017

Cause of Death: Acute Cyclobenzaprine, Diphenhydramine, Doxylamine, and Dextromethorphan Intoxication, Hypertensive, Cardiovascular Disease And Asthma

Claribel Speroff, 84

Date of Death: 02/06/2017

Cause of Death: Congestive Heart Failure Systolic, Coronary Artery Disease

Doris Murphy, 97

Date of Death: 02/06/2017

Cause of Death: End Stage Heart Failure Disease With Secondary Debility And Malnutrition

Edna Richardson, 96

Date of Death: 02/07/2017

Cause of Death: Congestive Heart Failure, Atrial Fibrillation, Pseudomembranous Clostridium Difficile Colitis, Malnutrition

Brenda Keegan, 64

Date of Death: 02/17/2017

Cause of Death: Coronary Artery Disease, Cardiac Arrest

Hanson Bultman, 38

Date of Death: 02/04/2017

Cause of Death: Acute Oxycocone and Ethanol Intoxication

Wayne Jackson, 89

Date of Death: 02/16/2017

Cause of Death: Stroke, Hypertension

OBITUARIES

Bessie Zeck-McCoy

Bessie Zeck-McCoy, 76, was called Home on April 2, 2017 surrounded by her family. Grandma Bessie, as she was known by many, was married to James McCoy for the past 16 years. Her legacy started the day she was born on Feb 5, 1941 to Virgil and Ruby Beck. Her family tree started branching out with the addition of 3 children; Rod Zeck (Angie), Dawn Pullen (Kevin) and Ryan Zeck (Andrea), in addition to 2 step-children Jim McCoy (Marilyn) and Julie (Jim) Mitchell. Also surviving are brothers Joe Beck (friend Shirley Finney), Norm (Jane) Beck, and sisters-in-law Katie Beck, Deb Hancock and Patty Bauer. The family tree continued growing with several grandchildren: Kristin Zeck, Colton (Laura) Zeck, Kensi (Travis) Yoakum, Kassi Zeck, Conner and Caden Zeck, Kyle (Lynsee) Pullen, Derek (Taylor) Pullen, Delaney and Maryn Zeck, Greg (Megan) McCoy, Eric (Ashley) McCoy, Katie Mitchell, Tyler, and Brenton Gaumer. The branches continue with 8 great-grandchildren including Karrington and Lakelyn Lund, Cohen Zeck-Wright, Crew Yoakum, Kashton and Kodee Pullen and 2 more arriving soon. The family tree continues with many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Proceeding Grandma Bessie in death include her parents, brothers Bill, Charles and Gene Beck, and one grandson Owen Zeck.

Bessie graduated from Young America High School in 1959 and Weddington Beauty School in 1960. Throughout her busy life, she fulfilled many roles including homemaker, beautician, school bus driver, musician, farmer, and was a get-it-done lady. Grandma Bessie will leave a large void as she was involved in several different organizations from the Upper Deer Creek Church bazaar to the Young America Alumni. She also played the organ and piano for several churches and events. She enjoyed spending time with her family most of all, but also liked crafting, quilting and ceramics. She should have pursued a patent on her locally-famous toffee candy. She epitomized the statement that if you want something done, give it to a busy person.

Grandma Bessie had a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. While her 76 years were not always easy, she knew God would never give her more than she could handle. Bessie knew God was in control and took comfort knowing Heaven was and is her forever Home. Her wish would be that everyone she knew and loved would have this same relationship with Jesus and the blessed assurance of a heavenly home for all eternity. Her legacy will continue to live on through the lives of her family. Grandma Bessie loved her family, cherished her friendships, and believed that there is beauty all around when there is Love at Home.

Murray Weaver Funeral Home and Jeff Stout of Stout & Son Funeral Home are handling the arrangements. The Zeck family wishes to express their thanks for the many prayers and well-wishes during Mom’s illness. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the American Kidney Fund, 111921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852 or Great Lakes Hospice, 2751 Albright Road, Kokomo, IN 46902. You may leave a condolence to the family at www.murrayweaver.com or www.stoutandson.com.

Mary Cottingham

Mary “Mag” Cottingham, 68, Bringhurst, passed away at 7:43 a.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017, at her home. She was born November 28, 1948, in LaFollette, Tennessee, to Odell and Lona (Chapman) Miller. On October 8, 1966, she married David Cottingham, and he survives.

Mag attended Western High School and retired from The Wellington at Kokomo as activity director. She also worked doing home care. She loved flowers, birds, feeding the squirrels and watching sports, and she cherished her grandchildren. She was a member of Russiaville Community Church and Honey Creek Missionary Baptist Church.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Connie (Troy) Degraffenreid, Russiaville; grandchildren, Ashlyn and Shea Degraffenreid; and one great-granddaughter, Addison Lynn Degraffenreid.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

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

L. Maxine Bostic

L. Maxine Bostic, 94, of Kokomo, passed away at 8:32 p.m. on Friday, March 31, 2017, surrounded by her family at St. Vincent Hospital in Kokomo. She was born February 9, 1923, in Logansport, to Tony and Clara (Ammerman) Gunnell. On June 18, 1941, she married Raymond Bostic, Sr., and he preceded her in death on September 3, 1987.

Maxine graduated from Kokomo High School. She was a homemaker and a devoted mother and grandmother. She enjoyed playing euchre, bingo and dominoes with her friends and family, and she loved her church families at First Baptist Church and Fairview Baptist Church where she was a member. She was also a member of the 49ers Homemakers Club.

She is survived by her sons, Raymond (Nancy) Bostic, Jr., Kokomo, and Charles (Nila) Bostic, Swayzee; daughters, Pam (Jake) Porter, Shelbyville, and Patti (John) O’Donnell, Kokomo; brother and sister-in-law, Phil & Glenda Bostic, Kokomo; special friend, Jenny (Carl who is deceased) Prifogle; 19 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and eleven great-great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Lawrence Gunnell, Charles Gunnell and Richard Gunnell; sisters, Annabelle Freeman and Grace Alice Hiatt; and a grandchild.

The family wishes to give special thanks to Primrose for their loving care of Maxine for the past two years.

Memorial contributions may be made to Fairview Baptist Church. Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.stoutandson.com. Stout & Son Funeral Home, Russiaville, has been entrusted with arrangements.

Julie Keiser

Julie Keiser went home to be with Jesus on April 1, 2017 at 6:34 p.m. at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born in Huntsville, Alabama on June 13, 1934, a daughter of John and Eler Phillips, deceased.

She met the love of her life, Jack Keiser, and they were married on May 30, 1953 in Huntsville, Alabama. They were together until God called her home.

Julie was a realtor until she retired. She was very active in her profession. She was president of the board of Women Realtors twice. She was awarded salesman of the year and was extremely proud to have been chosen by her fellow realtors as realtor of the year in 1991.

Julie was also active in her community. She served two terms as president of the board for the YWCA, and also served as secretary for the Drug Abuse Council for Howard County. She served on the local board for the United Way of Howard County, and then on the board of directors for United Way. She served for over 10 years as secretary for missions at her church, First Assembly of God.

Julie and Jack have three daughters, Pam (Mark) Fitch, Cheryl (Dave) Walker, and Jana Brookshire (Scott) Norman; 5 grandchildren Stacey (Craig) Jackson, Austin Morgan (Deceased) and Jenn Morgan, Calvin (Jordan) Fitch, Hailey Rice, and Blake Brookshire; step-grandchildren Brittney (Shawn) Miller and Trevor (Lexie) Brookshire, Gage and Jenna Lidy; 3 great-grandchildren Mason Morgan, Landon and Owen Jackson; two sisters June (Maurice) Bruinsma, Jackie (Terry) Morgan; 1 brother Johnny Phillips (deceased) lots of nieces and nephews, plus a special little girl who called her “Grandmommy,” Taylor Kennedy; two special boys she loved Tyler and Trevor Emerick; her two little blonde-haired boys Jensen and Jared Roseberry, Lauran Walker; also two dear friends, Judy Farrington and Annie Emerick; and a host of many others who will miss her dearly.

You are invited to leave an online condolence for the family at ellersmortuarywebster.com. Ellers Mortuary assisted with arrangements.

Denise McMasters

Denise J. McMasters, 62, Kokomo passed away April 1st, 2017 at home.

She was born July 17th, 1954 in Kokomo. She was the daughter of the late Joe McMasters and Gloria (Crawford) McMasters. She attended Kokomo schools and had been employed at the Bona Vista Workshop. She was a loving, caring person. She especially enjoyed everything about animals and had several pets during her lifetime. She also enjoyed following all types of auto racing with NASCAR and NHRA drag racing being her favorites. Remember her as a lovely person who was a friend to all she met.

She is survived by her brother, Mark S. McMasters, Sharpsville and cousins Mike Crawford, Jackie Crawford, Greg Crawford, Pat O’Maley, Pam O’Maley and Kathy O’Maley and her remaining aunts and uncles. She was preceded in death by her parents, special Aunts June Kelly and Polly Crawford, cousin Dennis “Pat” Crawford.

No funeral service is planned, private burial will take place.

Memorial Contributions in memory of Denise may be made to the Kokomo Human Society.

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Megan Stines

Megan Renee Stines, 17, of Kokomo, passed away April 1, 2017. Born April 24, 1999 in Kokomo, she was the daughter of Brett Alan Stines and Stephanie Lyn (Scheffler) Stines. She attended Kokomo High School and received her diploma from the Kokomo Excel Center in 2016. Megan had a love for animals and had worked at the Kokomo Humane Society and was currently working at Pet’s Choice in Kokomo. Megan was a kind, caring, and compassionate soul who touched many lives. She had the ability to always bring a smile to your face.

Survivors include her parents Brett Alan (Stephanie Lyn) Stines of Kokomo; her maternal grandparents Marvin and Connie Scheffler of Tarpon Springs, Florida; paternal grandmother Gloria Stines of Logansport; maternal great grandmother Ruth Scheffler of Tipton; paternal great grandmother Betty Smith of Lucerne; one uncle Brian (Shannon) Stines of Logansport; three cousins Erik Stines, Lilly Scheffler, and Joey Scheffler.

Megan was preceded in death by one uncle, Doug Scheffler.

Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel handled the arrangements. In honor of Megan’s passion for love and care of animals, in lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the Kokomo Humane Society with envelopes available at the mortuary. You may read Megan’s obituary at www.ellersmortuarywebster.com where you can sign the guestbook, or share a personal message to the family.

Anita Dietzen

Anita A. (Harris) Dietzen, 81, Kokomo, passed away at 1:45 pm Sunday, April, 2, 2017. She was born September 13, 1935, in Kokomo, the daughter of F. Joseph & A. Constance (Phillips) Harris. On August 13, 1955, in St. Patrick Catholic Church in Kokomo, she married Cornelius E. Dietzen who preceded her in death on September 20, 2002.

Anita was a 1953 graduate of the St. Joseph Academy in Tipton. She was an active member of St. Patrick Church, and the Rosary Sodality. Anita enjoyed helping with funeral dinners, and served as a Eucharist Minister, taking Communion to shut-ins. She volunteered at the school for several years as a gym teacher. Anita and her husband, opened their home to 150 children as foster parents for 20 years. She will be remembered by her family and friends for her world famous caramels.

Anita is survived by her children, Julie (Randy) Tennent, Kokomo, Dr. Chuck Dietzen, Zionsville, Angela (Joseph “Ken”) Patterson, Kokomo, Vince Dietzen (Kasie Kelly), Kokomo, and Connie Tishner (Scott Tidd), Frankfort; daughter-in-law, Susan Dietzen, Kokomo; grandchildren, Randy Tennent (Lindsay Nantroup), Eddie Dietzen (Megan Myers), Shannon (Jay) Powell, Wade Dietzen, Haley Dietzen (Chris Sedberry), Ceyrstin Thomas, Ceyanne Thomas, Tanner Tishner, Kennedy Tishner, Jordyn Kelly, and Valerie Dietzen; great-grandchildren, Riley Powell, and Jace Powell; siblings, David (Chester) Harris, Michael (Juanita) Harris, Mark (Ferron) Harris, Timothy Harris, Mary Connie (Phil) Schrepferman, Cynthia (Dan) Ayres, Debbie Harris, and Ruth Stout, along with many nieces and nephews.

Anita was preceded in death by her parents, husband, sons, Timmy Dietzen, and Tony Dietzen, and brothers, Greg Harris, Bill Harris, Joe Harris, and Steve Harris.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made in Anita’s memory to Timmy Global Health, 22 East 22nd Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46202. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Miranda Melton

Miranda “Mandy” Diane Treesh Melton, age 34, of Tipton passed away on Friday April 31, 2017 at Saint Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. She was born on February 25, 1983 in Kokomo, IN to Bob and Cheryl (Robinson) Ehman. Mandy married Joe Melton on January 6, 2017 in a ceremony held in Kokomo, Indiana.

Mandy was a member of the Fuel Church in Kokomo, IN. She was a 2001 graduate of Tipton High School and a 2016 graduate of Ivy Tech State College with a degree in counseling.

Mandy enjoyed bicycling, movies, traveling, boating and fishing trips with her father Bob. She was an artist and enjoyed drawing & painting. Mandy treasured the times that she was able to spend with family and friends, especially her children.

Mandy is survived by her father Bob Ehman, her husband Joe Melton, her four children; Treyten Ehman, Madison Ehman, Damien Treesh, and Dalton Melton. Other survivors include her three sisters; Melissa Stoops, Rebecca Ehman, Kayla Wallace and several nieces and nephews.

Mandy was preceded in death by her mother, Cheryl Ehman.

Porter Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Donations will be accepted at the funeral home to help the family offset expenses.

Mariruth Forkner

Mariruth Forkner, 91 of Tipton died at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at her residence. She was born on September 25, 1925 in Brown County, Indiana to Mayo & Ota (Martin) Curnutt. Mariruth married Dale Forkner on April 30, 1943 and he preceded her in death on July 25, 2007.

She was a graduate of Prairie High School, class of 1943 and worked at Delco in Kokomo before retiring in 1987. Mariruth enjoyed reading and crafts. She also enjoyed playing board games with her family and beating them.

She is survived by three children; David M. Forkner and wife Geraldine, Michael D. Forkner and wife Susan, Sue Forkner all of Tipton; six grandchildren; Brian, Jessica, Robert, David D., Leanna, and Rene; three great-granddaughters, Ashlynn, Kendra, and Rosemary; a great-great-granddaughter, Braylin.

Young-Nichols Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the American Heart Association, 3816 Paysphere Circle, Chicago, Illinois 60674 or the American Cancer Society, 5635 West 96th Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, Indiana 46278.

Malcom McKee

Malcom McKee, 88, passed away Tuesday at his residence. Malcom was born to Bill and Marie (Vanmeter) McKee in Linton IN. Malcom served his country in the U.S. Army National Guard from 1948-1950. He worked as an Iron Worker out of Local 379 in Lafayette before hiring into Delco as a millwright. After 26 years at Delco he retired at the age of 62. Malcom married Mary Lynn (Scott) on January 17, 1948 in Sweetster, IN and together they would raise two daughters, Loretta Morris and Lorraine Alexander. Also surviving are grandchildren, Beth Forker, Chad (Mandy) Comp, Matt (Tiffany) Comp and 6 great-grandchildren. Malcolm was preceded in death by his parents, and his beloved wife, Mary. Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home handled the arrangements. Entombment will follow in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. To leave condolences go to www.SunsetMemoryGarden.com

Gayle Hight

Gayle L. Hight, age 63, passed away on April 1, 2017 at Seton Specialty Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. She was born on March 4, 1954 New Castle, IN to Dale and Wlma (Alkire) Wiman. On August 30, 1975 Gayle married Tracy Hight who preceded her in death on January 22, 2015.

In her spare time Gayle enjoyed shopping, watching television, fishing and spending as much time as she could with her children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Survivors include her daughter, Tonya and her husband Chris McCormick of Elwood, her son, Joshua and his wife Rachel Hight of Tipton along with 16 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Also surviving are her siblings; Michael Dixon, Judy Fowler, Max Wiman, Trina Mahaney and Butch Wiman.

Gayle was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Tracy and one brother, Dennis Wiman.

Porter Funeral Home handled the arrangements.

Gary Kobel

Gary C. Kobel, 69, of Kokomo passed peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family on March 31st, 2017.

Gary was born on October 23rd, 1947 to Theodore Andrew and Ruth Kobel (Dahl) in Hartford, CT

Gary was married to Rebecca Ann Kobel (Wells) for the past 15 years.

He is survived by his wife Rebecca Ann Kobel, son’s Gary C. Kobel Jr. and Tommy (StacyOkonski) King, daughters Terrie A. Travieso, Danell M. Paniss of Rhode Island, Tracy and Crystal King of Chicago, IL; brothers Theodore Kobel Jr of Woodlands, TX and Kurt W. Kobel of Hudson, FL, sister Kimberley R. Simeone of New Port Richey, FL. He is also survived by grandchildren Nikki and Brianna Kobel, Francesca M. Mendes, Nastassia Hunt, Julianna Paniss, Monica Paniss, Daniel C. Paniss, Haley and Andrew Travieso, Averie King, and Alexis Pedraza.

Gary enjoyed collecting all sorts of sports memorabilia, including baseball cards. His was a kind, compassionate, and giving man in which he donated to many charitable organizations over the years. He was a member of New Life Church. Gary honorable served this great country during the Vietnam War with the United States Army.

Ellers Mortuary handled the arrangements.

Nancy Jakubovie

Nancy Jakubovie, 86, of Whiting, Indiana, passed away on March 30, 2017 at Waterford Place.

Nancy was born on April 23, 1930 to Arthur and Miriam Blood (White) in Chicago, Illinois.

She is survived by her son Mark (Teresa) Jakubovie of Indianapolis and daughter Jan Drac of Kokomo, sister Judy Cameron of Naperville, IL, nieces Darsha (Robert) Fletcher, Tracy (David) Fernandes, Beth (Tim) Corrigan, nephews, John Primich and Jock (Rita) Cameron.

Nancy graduated from George Rogers Clark High School in 1948 and attended Purdue University. She was a secretary at University of Chicago Medical Center.

Nancy loved music and was in many choirs throughout her lifetime. She also played the bassoon in high school and an adult band. She was a Cub Scout leader and a leader of the Camp Fire Girls. Nancy loved to sew and quilt. She was a member of Christ Lutheran Church in Valparaiso.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her son Daniel Jakubovie, her nephew, Gary Primich and her sister Miriam (Paul) Rowley.

Memorial Contributions may be made in her memory to the Alzheimer’s Association.

Wanita Etherington

Wanita “Maxine” Etherington, 87, passed away on Monday April 3 at Century Villa. Maxine was born to Harry and Vera Purvis on September 11, 1929 in Kokomo. She married John L. Etherington on November 15, 1946, and he precedes her in death.

Maxine worked most recently as a custodian for Lafayette Park, and worked many other jobs throughout her life, as a dump truck driver with her husband, at the steel mill, at Kingston’s, and at Hynds. Maxine volunteered at the Rescue Mission often and enjoyed crocheting mittens for the people there. She was a wonderful mother and grandmother, and a loyal friend to those she loved.

She is survived by her daughters, Gloria (Bob) Beeler and Linda Pettay, brother Harold (Elsie) Purvis, 7 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, daughter Marsha Eisenmann, son-in-law Bob Pettay, a brother, a sister, and a great-grandson Burley Guage Adams.

You are invited to visit ellersmortuarymainstreet.com to leave an online condolence for the family. Ellers Mortuary assisted with arrangements.

Cynthia

M. Buckley

Cynthia May (Rodda) Buckley, 58, Kokomo, passed away at 11:00 pm Monday, April 3, 2017, at Community Howard Regional Health in Kokomo. She was born October 25, 1958, in Stambaugh, Michigan, the daughter of William & Barbara (Carlson) Rodda.

Cynthia was a 1976 graduate of the Santa Barbara School System and had attended Ivy Tech Community College for Nursing. She was a Behavioral Tech for Community Howard Regional Health. When Cynthia lived in California, she worked as an aid and clerk in the hospital emergency room. After moving to Indiana, she had worked for many years as a Supervisor at Wabash National.

She was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. Cynthia was an avid fan of the Green Bay Packers, and NASCAR, especially Dale Jarrett and Dale Earnhardt. Her favorite time was when she was with her grandkids, and she enjoyed keeping in touch with her many friends. Cynthia loved the outdoors, listening to classic rock, cooking, and she was a Harley Davidson Motorcycle enthusiast.

Cynthia is survived by her parents, Barbara & William Rodda; children, Daniel (Crystal) Marion, and Nicole Marion; grandchildren, Shaylin Marion and Allecio Tyler; step-children, Danielle (Aaron) Lewark, Andrew (Christy) Buckley; step-grandchildren, Zoey Lewark and Parker Buckley; siblings, Linda (Steve) Shilling, Deborah (Tim) Tackett, and Michele Heath; niece and Godchild, Jessica (Matthew) Campbell; nieces, Amanda (Miles) Wallace, Stephanie (Spencer) Long, Holly Kussow, Rachel Heath, Dana Heath, Jennifer Dunne; nephew, Tyler (Jessica) Fuller; uncles, John (Lori) Rodda, and Darrell (Melinda) Langdon; aunts, Mary (Lester) Marlowe, Barbara (Clarence) Cooper, Carol Willis, and Judy Langdon, along with numerous cousins, numerous great-nephews and a great-niece.

Cynthia was preceded in death by her grandparents, Mauritz & Dorothy Carlson, Joyce Langdon and James & Esther Rodda, and uncles, Bud Langdon and Richard Carlson.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory handled the arrangements. Memorial contributions may be made in Cynthia’s memory to the American Cancer Society. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Pauline E. Stites

Pauline E. Stites, 96, Kokomo, passed away at 3:22 p.m. Monday, April 3, 2017. She was born September 13, 1920 in Elwood, IN to Clifford and Christina (Bauer) Bohlander. On March 16, 1947 she married Rex L. Stites who preceded her in death on January 2, 1979.

Pauline was a member of Northview Christian Church as well as Miami County’s Clay Township Homemaker’s Club and Howard County’s Howard Township Homemaker’s Club. Raising five children, family was paramount to Pauline. She also enjoyed tending a vegetable garden and traveling with friends and family.

She is survived by her children, Ronald L. (Mary) Stites, Kokomo, Mildred A. (Phil) Graber, Iowa, Alan R. Stites, Georgia, James A. (Naomi) Stites, Kokomo, and Robert W. (Carla) Stites, Texas; grandchildren, Marci (Kris) Hasselkus, Peru, IN, Rhonda (Shannon) Rott, Ohio, Daniel (Sylvia) Graber, Iowa, Renee (Luke) Wyse, TX, Julia (Tim) Wilson, Massachusetts, Aaron Stites, Indianapolis, Jared Stites, Greentown, Jordan Stites, Georgia, Kendel (Felicia) Stites, Kansas, Michael (Ashley) Stites, Kokomo, Graham Stites, Texas, and Shelley Stites, Illinois; twelve great-grandchildren; brother, Ralph Bohlander; sisters-in-law, Marge Bohlander and Carolyn Bohlander; as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; sister, Margaret (Ralph) Pratt; brothers, Raymond Bohlander and Donald Bohlander; infant brother, Francis Bohlander; and a great-granddaughter, Emma Graber.

Hasler-Stout Funeral Home handled the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Premier Hospice, 2529 Commerce Dr. Suite A, Kokomo, IN. 46902. Messages of condolence may be submitted at www.hasler-stout.com.

Jeanetta Robinson

Jeanetta Robinson, 87, passed away at St. Vincent Hospital on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. She was born to Oscar and Sadie Wiley in Prestonville, Kentucky. She married William Robinson on August 16, 1946 in Madison, Indiana.

Jeanetta worked at Howard Community Hospital for many years as a physical therapy assistant. She loved to read and watch movies, especially Shirley Temple. She also enjoyed travelling and spending time with her family and grandchildren. Jeanetta was a woman of faith, and she was a very loving mom, mamaw, and mamawgreat.

Jeanetta is survived by her children, Jim (Sharon) Robinson, Ruth (David) Medsker, and Bill (Debbie) Robinson; brother Harold “John” (Peggy) Wiley, sister-in-law Patsy Wiley; grandchildren Kim (Rob) Dahl, Stephanie Hunt, Jennifer (Steve) Seslar, Brian (LeAnn) Medsker, Billy Robinson, Jason (Maggie) Robinson; great-grandchildren Ashley and Allyson Priest, Blaine and Bailey Dahl, Samantha, Colten and Madison Hunt, Blake, Abby and Tyler Seslar, Christian Robinson, Audrey Robinson, Savannah and Nolan Medsker; and her best friend Janet Brioulette.

Jeanetta is preceded in death by her parents, her husband, daughter Patricia Robinson; 4 brothers, and 1 sister.

Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel handled the arrangements.

Mary Williams

Mary Agnes (Quinn) Williams went home to her heavenly reward on April 4, 2017. She was born to Patrick Henry & Clara (Holland) Quinn on February 4, 1918 in Kokomo.

Mary Agnes graduated from Kokomo High School in 1936. She went on to graduate from the school of Nursing at Good Samaritan Hospital in Kokomo in 1939. On July 10, 1940, she married Robert L Williams at St. Patrick Catholic Church, Kokomo, Indiana. Robert preceded her in death in 2005. They had eight children.

Mary Agnes was known for her big holiday family meals, especially her wide noodle dinners. She opened her home to family and friends, never wanting the card game to end! Mary Agnes loved to fish and play golf.

Mary Agnes is survived by her sons: James J. Williams, Johnson City, IN, Rev. Robert Williams, Delphi, IN, David L. (Marita) Williams, Kokomo, and Thomas M. Williams, Ft. Wayne, IN; daughters, Jane Masters, Lebanon, IN, Susan Adams, Hudson, OH, and Mary Lou (David) Shelton, Raleigh, NC, along with 14 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild; daughter-in-law, Patricia Williams.

In addition to her husband, Mary Agnes was preceded in death by her son, John Williams, grandsons, Courtney Miller, and Jerry Williams, brother, Bernard Quinn, daughters-in-law, Deborah Williams, and Melinda Williams.

The family would like to note special recognition to Mary’s Goddaughter, Rosie Scheetz for her loving care. Also, caregiver Pam Jenkins, and Nurse Julie Maggard for caring for Mary this past year.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory handled the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Mary Agnes’ memory to St. Patrick Church or St. Vincent DePaul Kokomo. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstoutcom.

Lea Byers

Lea Starr Byers, 19, from Greentown, IN, along with the love of her life, Ethan Richman, 18, Kokomo, IN, passed away at 8:30 pm, Monday April 3, 2017, after attending the memorial service of her beloved niece, Princess Jade. She was born August 6, 1997, to Frank Havran and Yong Park and was adopted by Larry and Linda Byers into her forever earthly home on May 23, 2002.

Lea was a member of the Greentown United Methodist Church and a 2016 graduate of Eastern High School. She was attending Indiana University at Kokomo pursuing her dream of becoming a neonatal nurse practitioner.

Along with her parents, Lea is survived by sisters, Anna (Matt) Landseadal, Cecelia, Maya, Daisy, Lexi, Addie, and Gracie Byers; brothers, Brad (Amanda) Byers, Damon Byers (fiancé, Brooke Brooks), Papee Byers, Darrell Byers, Anthony Benedetti; grandparents, Bobby and Patricia Fulford and Carson Hughes; along with several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and one great-niece.

Lea was preceded in death by her birth mother, loving grandmothers, Mearl Fulford, and Dorothy (Byers) Hughes, and grandfather, Myerl Byers.

Hasler & Stout Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.hasler-stout.com.

Jane Harness

Jane L. Harness, 89, of Carroll County, passed away at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, at her home, surrounded by her family. She was born January 8, 1928, in Carroll County, to John and Esther (Rodkey) Oyler. On December 31, 1947, she married Richard C. Harness, and he preceded her in death on August 22, 2013.

Jane graduated from Carrollton High School in 1946. She was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.

She is survived by her children, Tonya (Mike) Dorsey, Stephen (Mona) Harness, Kevin (Janice) Harness, Kenrick Harness, Deanna (Brad) Hayden, Marla (Joe) Metzger, Barry (Mary) Harness and Karma Woodward; 18 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brothers, Kenneth (Dortha) Oyler and Harry Oyler; and sister, Barbara Chambers.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents and a sister, Evelyn Chambers.

Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.stoutandson.com. Stout & Son Funeral Home, Neptune Chapel, in Burlington has been entrusted with arrangements.

Dennis Rohrer

Dennis Owen Rohrer 90, of Marion passed away at 8:25am Wednesday, April 5, 2017 at Millers Merry Manor in Marion, IN. Dennis was born June 19, 1926 in Plymouth, to the late Harry E. and Goldie Rohrer. He married Mary Thomas on August 14, 1977. He was a WWII Army Veteran. He worked as a controller at Celotex in Largo. He was a member of American Legion 40 and 8, the VFW, a 50 year member of Deming Lodge No. 88, in North Manchester and received the Indiana Award of Gold on 10-7-2009, he was a past Master of the Lodge in Greenup, a 50 year member of the Kokomo Chapter No. 104; served as its High Priest, was elected to serve as Grand High Priest of Grand Chapter Royal Arch Masons of Indiana in 1984 – 1985. Is an Honorary Past Grand High Priest of Illinois. He was a 50 year member of Kokomo Council No. 60; served as Illustrious Master, was a 50 year member of Kokomo Commandery No. 36; he served as Eminent Commander, and a member of the Indiana Knights of Columbus of York Cross of Honor – KYCH, a member of Indiana College No. 55 York Rite Sovereign College of North America, and served as Governor and was awarded Order of Purple Cross on July 1, 1991. He also is a Life and Founding Member of T.S. Parvin Council 290, allied Masonic Degrees in Muscating served as Sovereign in 1999.He was also a Life and Founding Member of Kilpeck Council No. 64, Knight Masons, served as Excellent Chief in 2008. He was also a Life and Founding member of Burlington Preceptory XII, Yeoman of York 2004, Burlington, IA. He was an Honorary Member of the Grand York Rite Bodies of many states.

Survivors include his wife Mary Rohrer, a son Steven (Roberta) Rohrer, a daughter Denise Rohrer and a step-daughter Doris Sutton along with 2 grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister Lois Rohrer and a step-son Dennis Robbins.

Stout & Son Funeral Home handled the arrangements. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Shriner’s Children’s Hospital. There will be a Masonic Service at 7:00pm Friday also at the Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at www.stoutandson.com

Glen Miller

Glen R. Miller, 88, Kokomo, passed away at 1:15 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, 2017, at his home. He was born July 29, 1928, in Carroll County, to Claude and Bertha (Wiles) Miller. On May 14, 1949, he married Phyllis Jean (Wright) Miller, and she preceded him in death, after 62 years of marriage, on July 3, 2011.

Glen attended Burlington High School, served in the Indiana National Guard, and retired from General Motors after 30 years of service. He also owned and operated several businesses, including the Shell Station in Burlington, the Burlington Laundromat, a farming business, Miller and Sons Excavating, and a sawmill. He attended Burlington Methodist Church and was a member of First Church of the Nazarene. He cherished spending time with family and friends and will be remembered for his hog roasts every fall.

He is survived by his sons, David Miller, Kokomo, Steve (Barbara) Miller, Burlington, Randy Miller, Kokomo, and Tim (Mary) Miller, Bunker Hill; grandchildren, Chase Miller, Janelle Hunsucker, Justin Miller, Ryan (Amy) Miller, Kevin (Melinda) Miller, Brad (Sam) Miller, Barry (Beckie) Miller, Brandon (Julie Long) Miller, Blake Stine, Stephanie (Zach) Overman and Zachary (Megan) Miller; 17 great-grandchildren; brother, Donald “Bo” Miller, Kokomo; sisters, Shirley Graham, Kokomo, Mary Beckner, Kokomo, and Dorothy Wilson, Florida; brother-in-law, George Wisehart; sisters-in-law, Alma Newby and Peggy Miller; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers and two sisters.

Memorial contributions may be made to the First Church of the Nazarene, the Spina Bifida Association, or the National Association for Down Syndrome. Messages of condolence may be expressed online at www.stoutandson.com. Stout & Son Funeral Home, Russiaville, has been entrusted with arrangements.

Deborah Taylor

Deborah K. (Snodgrass) Taylor, 64, Kokomo, passed away at 4:00 am on Wednesday, April 5, 2017, at her home. She was born June 16, 1952, in Peru, the daughter of Robert Eugene & Phyllis (Stepler) Snodgrass.

Deborah was a graduate of Oak Hill High School in Converse, IN. She had worked for Wabash Magnetics. Deborah was a faithful member of Victory Tabernacle and the House of Prayer and had been a Missionary’s wife for 14 years. She loved her dogs, reading her Bible, spending time with family, and eating.

Deborah is survived by her children, Shalene (Sunny) Pena, and Paul (Faye) Hart; grandchildren, Brianna Mendoza, Deanna Bratcher, Abigail Pena, Sabrina Millard, Rachel Hart, and Jeremiah Hart; siblings, Marcia McNiel, Sharon Arvin. Brenda Thomason, Peggy Rudy, Kimberly Watkins, Kristy Couture, Brian Snodgrass, and Britt Snodgrass, along with several nieces and nephews.

Deborah was preceded in death by her parents.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family in care of Shirley & Stout Funeral Home to help with final expenses. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.