barbed wire

ARRESTS:

Daryl Logan, 31, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Earnest Ryan, 61, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Richard Love, 47, Driving While Suspended

Everett Johnson Jr., 49, Theft (2 Counts), Trespassing

Matthew Mathis, 38, Warrant: Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence (2 Counts)

Stephany Walker, 37, Possession of Methamphe-tamine

Amber Smith, 35, Possession of Methamphe-tamine, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Justin Smith, 34, Possession of Methamphe-tamine, Driving While Suspended, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence (2 Counts)

DeShawn Everhart, 39, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Neglect of a Dependent, Attempting to Deal Methamphetamine, Possession of Paraphernalia, Possession of Methamphetamine

Torra Hill, 42, False Informing, Warrant: failure to Appear

(6 Counts)

Robert Walker, 36, Domestic Violence Invasion of Privacy

Curtis Miller, 56, OWI

Vicki Banker, 47, Warrant: Failure to Appear

William Raymond, 53, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Jeronika Griffin, 27, Possession of a Syringe, Dealing a Look-A-Like Substance, Possession of a Look-A-Like Substance, Possession of a Narcotic Drug, Possession of Cocaine

Jean Luc James, 21, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Amanda Shelby, 30, Domestic Violence Invasion of Privacy

Christopher Helms, 40, OWI, OWI Endangering a Person

Jacob Kelser, 33, Strangulation, Domestic Battery, Theft, Interference with Reporting a Crime

Charissa Williams, 44, Residential Entry, Battery Resulting in Bodily Injury

Scott Callis, 53, Possession of Methamphe-tamine

Stephen Hughes, 40, Resisting Law Enforcement

Deborah Viars, 52, Hit Skip Accident

Felipe Rangel, 22, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence, Domestic Battery, Criminal Recklessness

Justin Olds, 29, Warrant: Failure to Appear

Brandon Walker, 36, Possession of a Syringe, Resisting Law Enforcement (2 Counts), Possession of Methamphetamine

Daniel Amonett, 32, Legend Drug Violation, Domestic Battery, Criminal Recklessness, Neglect of a Dependent, Possession of Marijuana, Possession of a Controlled Substance

Kenneth Riedel, 29, Attempting to Deal Methamphe-tamine

Jordan Lorenz, 26, Resisting Law Enforcement

Jimmy Fisher, 32, Possession of a Narcotic Drug, Resisting Law Enforcement

Megan Day, 35, OWI Endangering a Person, Accidental Injury

Dominic Palmerone, 22, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Victor Ratliff, 28, Possession of Paraphernalia

Jordon Etherington, 23, Warrant: Failure to Appear (2 Counts), Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence (3 Counts)

Nicole Soos, 29, Warrant: Failure to Appear

James Lowe, 30, Legend Drug Violation, Maintaining a Common Nuisance, Possession of Methamphetamine,

Possession of Paraphernalia

James Davis, 23, Resisting Law Enforcement, Possession of Paraphernalia

Melanie Diveley, 22, Possession of a Controlled Substance

Randi McKinney, 23, Possession of a Look-A-Like Substance, Possession of Paraphernalia

Kevin Donnell, 48, Intimidation

Jensyn Mickle, 18, Sexual Misconduct

Sheena Hanley, 28, Driving While Suspended, Hit Skip Accident

Tamie Stoops, 56, Theft

Christopher Long, 20, Voyeurism, Obstruction of Justice

Richard Mann, 34, Possession of Methamphe-tamine, Theft

Rachel Lopez, 28, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Megan Moore, 33, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Jerry Bussey, 30, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Samantha Sense, 29, Possession of Methamphe-tamine, Possession of Paraphernalia, Neglect of a Dependent

Matthew Sense, 31, Possession of Methamphe-tamine, Possession of Paraphernalia, Neglect of a Dependent, Warrant: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Trever Yeakley, 22, Possession of Marijuana

Andrew John, 28, OWI

Luke Morris, 33, OWI

Devon, Daniel, 45, OWI

CRIMINAL SENTENCING

Rae Henninger

Charges: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Mark Dabrowski

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Court now imposes 90 days of previously suspended sentence to be served in the Indiana Department of Correction

Fees: Court costs

Tiffany Tinder

Charges: Resisting Law Enforcement

Defense Counsel: Craig Dechert

Prosecutor: Jeremy Peelle

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, all suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Cole Lane

Charges: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Jacob Winkler

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Court now imposes 219 days of previously suspended sentence to be served in the Howard County Jail

Fees: Court costs

Joseph

Alvarado Jr.

Charges: Non-Compliance

Defense Counsel: Jeffrey Elftman

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Court now imposes 1,641 days of previously suspended sentence to be served in the Howard County Jail

Fees: Court costs

Jewell Chorrushi

Charges: Dealing a Look-A-Like Substance, Criminal Recklessness

Defense Counsel: Rodney Shrock

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Count I: Indiana Department of Correction for 913 days, 365 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence; Count II: Howard County Jail for 180 days, all executed, sentences shall run concurrently, complete Alcohol and Drug Program

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

Courtney Miller

Charges: Possession of Cocaine

Defense Counsel: Joshua Leicht Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

Sentence: Indiana Department of Correction for 913 days, 365 days executed, balance suspended, In-Home detention and supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug program

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

Brianna Garcia

Charges: Petition to Revoke Suspended Sentence

Defense Counsel: Joshua Leicht

Prosecutor: Ronald Byal

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

Fees: Court costs

Tara Colvin

Charges: Unlawful Possession of a Syringe

Defense Counsel: Joshua Leicht

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Indiana Department of Correction for 913 days, all executed on In-Home Detention, complete Alcohol and Drug program

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

Travis Jaenicke

Charges: Visiting a Common Nuisance

Defense Counsel: Rebecca Vent

Prosecutor: Justin Alter

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, executed

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, Drug Interdiction fee

Justin Pavese

Charges: Visiting a Common Nuisance

Defense Counsel: Jeffrey Elftman

Prosecutor: Eric Grzegorski

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, executed

Fees: Court costs, probation fees, Drug Interdiction fee

Jordan Lorenz

Charges: Resisting Law Enforcement

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 10 days executed, balance suspended, supervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug program

Fees: Court costs, Alcohol and Drug program fee

James Davis Jr.

Charges: Resisting Law Enforcement, Possession of Paraphernalia

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Mark Hurt

Sentence: Count I: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 10 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence; Count II: Howard County Jail for 60 days, 10 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug program

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Jason Rees

Charges: Public Intoxication

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 4 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, complete Alcohol and Drug program

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

Quincy Hayes

Charges: Operating a Vehicle without Ever Receiving a License

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, 4 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Darius Eubank

Charges: Operating a Vehicle without Ever Receiving a License

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 60 days, 4 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Steffannee Catron

Charges: Public Intoxication, Possession of Marijuana

Defense Counsel: Brandon Dean

Prosecutor: Michael Krebes

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

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

Richard Love

Charges: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: T.J. White

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 4 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence, license is suspended for 90 days, complete Driving with a License program

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Richard Christy

Charges: Public Intoxication

Defense Counsel: None

Prosecutor: T.J. White

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 fees, Alcohol and Drug program

fee

Jean Ubik

Charges: Public Intoxication

Defense Counsel: Matt Elkin

Prosecutor: T.J. White

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 180 days, 4 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

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

fee

Jeffrey Shields

Charges: Conversion

Defense Counsel: Matt Elkin

Prosecutor: T.J. White

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 32 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Edd Smith

Charges: Failure to Register as a Sex Offender

Defense Counsel: Rodney Shrock

Prosecutor: T.J. White

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 18 months, all executed Fees: Court costs

Myron Robinson

Charges: Driving While Suspended

Defense Counsel: Derick Steele

Prosecutor: T.J. White

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

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

Kelly Piatt

Charges: Possession of Paraphernalia

Defense Counsel: Rodney Shrock

Prosecutor: Scott McClelland

Sentence: Howard County Jail for 365 days, 40 days executed, balance suspended, unsupervised probation for balance of suspended sentence

Fees: Court costs, probation fees

BIRTHS

Hazel Adeline Diveley

Dob: 1/15/2018

Sex: F Time: 12:41 a.m.

Wt: 7 lbs., 14 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Breanna (Santucci) and Michael Diveley

Brinleigh Alayna Whiteman

Dob: 1/17/2018

Sex: F Time: 1:44 p.m.

Wt: 6 lbs., 8 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Angela Whiteman

Addaleigh Anne Smith

Dob: 1/19/2018

Sex: F Time: 9:27 a.m.

Wt: 2 lbs., 3 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Courtney Meek and Ronald Smith

Wyatt Helmuth Rich

Dob: 1/19/2018

Sex: M Time: 7:59 a.m.

Wt: 5 lbs., 15 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Mallory Rothrauff and Aaron Rich

Angelo Jakar Small

Dob: 1/21/2018

Sex: M Time: 5:44 a.m.

Wt: 7 lbs., 14 oz.

Parents’ name(s): Allison Smith and Darryn Small

MARRIAGE LICENSE

January 24

Keith Dupay, 39, Kokomo

Dawn Adams, 39, Kokomo

Michael Bray, 58, Kokomo

Katrina Reed, 39, Kokomo

January 26

Jeffrey Tillman, 47, Russiaville

Sherry Peterson, 52, Kokomo

Blake Bowley, 27, Kokomo

Brittni Lorenz, 28, Hemlock

January 29

Heidi Stone, 36, Kokomo

Jason Morrow, 44, Kokomo

Aaron Ramirez, 30, Kokomo

Amanda Knauff, Kokomo

January 30

Michael Reeves, 41, Kokomo

April Whigham, 34, Anderson

DIVORCE

January 23

Lisa and Limmy Coates

January 25

Carla and Eddie Pettigrew

January 26

Aaron and Kayla Szabo

Shanda and Christopher Fowler

Dana and Eric Glatt

Veronica and David Smith

Tebraya and Sead Hodjikj

January 29

Richard and Lindsey Walters

Sheena and Thomas Shade

Beth and Eric Degenkolb

James and Shannon Walker IV

January 30

Heather and Justin Weaver

Circuit Court

Jill and Jeffrey Crowell

Tamara and William Eckes

Joseph and Cecilia Broens

Superior IV

Rheadawn and James Davis

DOMESTIC RELATIONS

Circuit Court

Wed., Feb. 7, 1:30 p.m.

Brandi and Joshua Morgan, Custody Hearing

Thurs., Feb. 8, 9 a.m.

Melaine and Jason Cline, Final Hearing

Micah and Kathleen Morley, Final Hearing

Fri., Feb. 9, 9 a.m.

Nicholas and Sarah Landrum, Provisional Order Hearing

Tiffany and Matthew Bunn, Provisional Order Hearing

Stewart and Lynn Dunn, Petition to Modify Hearing

3 p.m.

Michelle and Michael Pyle, Custody Hearing

Tues., Feb. 13, 1:30 p.m.

Brad and Glenda Myers, Final Hearing

Superior II

Wed., Feb. 7, 1 p.m.

Lacey and Michael Jones, Other

3 p.m.

Katie and Gerald Guyer III

Thurs., Feb. 8, 11 a.m.

Troy and Adriane Mercer, Other

Fri., Feb. 9, 8 a.m.

Manuel and Adela Loza, Support Hearing

Mon., Feb. 12, 1:30 p.m.

Chrystal and Justin Harrington, Status Hearing

Superior IV

Thurs., Feb. 8, 11 a.m.

Amanda and Travus Ploughe, Provisional Order Hearing

Mon., Feb. 12, 8:30 a.m.

Misty and Roger Evans, Petition to Modify Hearing

3 p.m.

Diana and Melvin Parsons, Terminate Support

DEATHS

Mary Estep, 66

Date of Death: 11/28/17

Cause of Death: Uterine Cancer Metastatic Disease

Steven Causey, 58

Date of Death: 12/14/17

Cause of Death: Intoxication by Synthetic Cannabinoid

Thomas Luna Jr., 50

Date of Death: 12/19/17

Cause of Death: Acute Ethanol Intoxication and Complications of Hypothermia, Chronic Alcoholism

Danile Myers, 64

Date of Death: 12/22/17

Cause of Death: Myocardial Ischemia due to Acute Thrombus of the Left Anterior Descending Coroner Artery, Hypertension

Catherine Kimberling, 98

Date of Death: 12/24/17

Cause of Death: Acute Myocardial Infarction, Coronary Artery Disease

James Webb, 67

Date of Death: 12/24/17

Cause of Death: Septic Shock, Bowel Perforation, Aspiration Pneumonia due to Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus and Pseudomonas Aeruginosa

Mercedes Jones, 10

Date of Death: 12/24/17

Cause of Death: Asphyxia Due to Smoke Inhalation

Lexis Jones, 12

Date of Death: 12/24/17

Cause of Death: Asphyxia Due to Smoke Inhalation

Floyd Chupp, 85

Date of Death: 12/24/17

Cause of Death: Chronic Obstructive heart Failure, Coronary Artery Disease, Hypertension

Gary Shuck, 66

Date of Death: 12/25/17

Cause of Death: Asphyxia Due to Smoke Inhalation

Billy Roberts, 62

Date of Death: 12/26/17

Cause of Death: Ventricular Arrhythmia, Coronary Artery Disease

William Conroy, 73

Date of Death: 12/26/17

Cause of Death: Coronary Artery Disease, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Hypertension

Lela Dunning, 80

Date of Death: 12/29/17

Cause of Death: Acute Myocardial Infarction, Coronary Artery Disease

Helen Gunter

Date of Death: 12/29/17

Cause of Death: Cerebral Infarction, Sequela

Louanna James, 58

Date of Death: 12/29/17

Cause of Death: Anoxic Encephalopathy, Cardiac Arrest, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Citrobacter Urinary Tract Infection

Dorothy Heflin, 94

Date of Death: 12/30/17

Cause of Death: Failure to Thrive, Progressive Dementia

Marilyn Bough, 85

Date of Death: 12/30/17

Cause of Death: End Stage Heart Disease and Congestive Heart Failure

Jo Ellen White, 91

Date of Death: 12/31/17

Cause of Death: Aspiration Pneumonia, Progressive Dementia

Patricia Stovall, 80

Date of Death: 1/01/18

Cause of Death: Acute Respiratory Failure with Hypoxia, Hypercapnia, Sever Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Pneumonia

Michael Geary, 29

Date of Death: 1/1/18

Cause of Death: Gatroenteritis

Steven Treat, 61

Date of Death: 1/2/18

Cause of Death: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Hypertension

Claris Wilkison, 85

Date of Death: 1/3/18

Cause of Death: Exacerbation of Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease

Marjorie Muhl, 84

Date of Death: 1/3/18

Cause of Death: Parkinson’s Disease

Betty Young, 97

Date of Death: 1/3/18

Cause of Death: Non Small Cell Malignant Neoplasm of the Lung, Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease

Raymond Hammel

Raymond Arthur Hammel, 71, passed away after a short illness on January 25, 2018. He was born to Albert and Beatrice (Lovitt) Hammel on July 14, 1946 in Mount Morris, Michigan. Ray married his wife of 47 years, Gail Selpien, on April 18, 1970 in Elgin, Illinois. She survives. Ray served our country in the United States Navy.

Ellers Mortuary, Webster Street Chapel, assisted with the arrangements. Memorial contributions can be directed to the family.

George Howell

George A. Howell, 88, Greentown, passed away at 11:05 a.m. Thursday, January 25, 2018, at Community Howard Regional Health in Kokomo. He was born November 14, 1929, near Greentown, to Cliffton E. and Elba (Cranor) Howell. On April 2, 1949, he married Carolyn L. Petro, in Greentown, and she survives.

George graduated from Greentown High School in 1948. He was a farmer all of his life and owned and operated Greentown Equipment.

Memorial contributions may be made to Macedonia Christian Church or the Pioneer Village Christmas Lights. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.hasler-stout.com. Hasler & Stout Funeral Home, Greentown, was entrusted with arrangements.

Annie Young

Annie Mae Young, 86 of Kokomo, Indiana passed away on January 25, 2018. Arrangements were entrusted to Bluitt and Son Funeral Home.

Margery Brinkerhoff

Margery Christine (Hisey) Brinkerhoff, 91, passed away on Thursday, January 25th, 2018 with family by her side. She was born on March 26, 1926 in Portland, IN, the daughter of Fred and Adda Hisey. On April 26th, 1947, she married Donald Edwin Brinkerhoff of Bryant, IN, who preceded her in death.

She was a secretary for Grace United Methodist Church where she was a member for over 70 years.

Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home.

Robert Turner

Robert D. Turner, 54, of Kokomo, died Thursday, January 25, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital of Kokomo. Robert was born in Kokomo May 21, 1963 to Dave Turner and Dorothy Gregory.

Online condolences may be left at www.stoutandson.com. Stout & Son Funeral Home Russiaville assisted the family with arrangements.

Clarence McCool

Clarence L. “Sonny“ McCool, age 84, of Windfall, Indiana passed away on Friday January 26, 2018 quietly at his home. He was born on September 9, 1933 in New Madrid, MO to Derwood “Shorty” and Rosie (Taylor) McCool. On May 12, 1965 Sonny married Berdena Lange and she preceded him in death on January 7, 2007.

Sonny was a veteran of the US Army serving from 1952 to 1955 and he retired from Continental Steel in Kokomo in 1981 after 32 years with the company.

Porter Funeral Home, located at 726 East North Street in Tipton, assisted with the arrangements.

Marilyn Fernung

Marilyn S. Fernung, 79 of Tipton died at her daughter’s residence in Kokomo at 7:15 p.m. on Saturday, January 27, 2018. She was born in Tipton County on April 29, 1938 to Paul R. & Sarah (Mundell) Cummins. On June 25, 1955 she married Richard “Dick” Fernung and he survives.

Marilyn worked at Farmers Loan & Trust for many years. Marilyn was the Tipton Hospital gift shop manager for 15 years and served in different positions for the Hospital Auxiliary Board.

Young-Nichols Funeral Home, Tipton, assisted with the arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society, 5635 West 96th, Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, Indiana, 46278.

James Smith

James Robert “JR” “Bob” Smith, died peacefully at home after a hard fought battle Sunday, January 28, 2018, at 10:35 a.m. He was born in Kokomo to George Raymond “Ray” & Ivah Mae (Wood) Smith. He was later adopted by his step-father, Harold Allen Smith. On May 19, 1961, he married Carolyn Snow at Calvary Baptist Church in Kokomo and she survives.

Bob served with the United States Marine Corp for 2 years. He worked at Schrader’s Automotive for several years before joining the Kokomo Fire Department where he retired after 25 years.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Homes & Crematory, 1315 West Lincoln Road, Kokomo, assisted with the arrangement. Memorial contributions may be made in Bob’s memory to the American Heart Association or a charity of the donor’s choice. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

William Pollard Jr.

William Howard “B.J.” Pollard, Jr., 45, Walton, passed away on Saturday, January 27, 2018. He was born November 8, 1972, in Kokomo, to William Howard Pollard, Sr. and Esther L. (Abresch) Cleaver.

B.J. worked as a supervisor at Bridges Landscaping.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 W. Lincoln Rd., Kokomo, assisted with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, 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.

Richard Hicks

Richard “Rick” Wayne Hicks, 57, a native of Muncie and a resident of Greentown, who was born on February 4, 1960, the son of Robert L. & Janice (Curry) Hicks, passed away peacefully on Monday, January 29, 2018, at 4:20 a.m., at I.U. Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. On December 30, 2017, he married Julie A. Hochstedler and she survives.

Rick was employed at Fiat Chrysler in Tipton as a Supply Quality Inspector.

Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory, 1315 West Lincoln Road, Kokomo, assisted with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Mary Mahaney. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

Michael Upton

Michael “Moses” Upton, 66, passed away on Friday, January 26, 2018 in Indianapolis. Michael was born on September 6, 1951 in Logansport, Indiana to the late Samuel and Marjorie Upton.

Michael graduated from Logansport High School in 1970 and then attended Vincennes University. Michael worked at Walmart in Kokomo and was the Sporting Goods Manager there for the past 17 years.

Sunset Memory Garden Funeral Home assisted with the arrangements. Memorial contributions in Michael’s name may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Robert Branyan

Robert James Branyan, 76, Kokomo, passed peacefully on January 28, 2018 at 5:00 p.m. at Kokomo Healthcare.

Robert was born on January 29th, 1941 in Huntington, Ind. to his parents James and Daralene (Shroyer) Branyan.

He taught at Kesling Jr. High School in La Porte and La Porte High School.

Ellers Mortuary, Webster Street Chapel, assisted with the arrangements.

Virginia Prifogle

Virginia L. Prifogle, 89, Kokomo, passed away at 11:25 a.m. Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at her home. She was born April 22, 1928, on the Rinehart family farm on 880 W in Howard County, to Ross and Lucille (Mason) Rinehart.

Virginia graduated from Kokomo High School in 1946. She married her childhood sweetheart, Carl Edward Prifogle, on April 6, 1946, at First Baptist Church in Kokomo, and they were married for 57 years until his death on July 4, 2003.

Virginia taught piano lessons for over 40 years, retiring in 1994, and was a church organist and pianist for several years.

Stout & Son Funeral Home, 200 E. Main St., Russiaville, assisted with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Kokomo Humane Society or a charity of your choice. The family asks, that in Virginia’s memory, everyone do a random act of kindness. Message of condolence may be left online at www.stoutandson.com.

Betty Miller

Betty Rose Miller, 88, Sharpsville, passed peacefully on January 31, 2018 at 6:05 a.m. at IU Health Tipton.

Betty was born on August 21, 1929 in Sharpsville, IN to her parents Robert W. and Lelia D. (Fisher) DeWitt.

Betty was married to Charles L. Miller on October 18th, 1953 until his passing on October 14, 2001.

Betty graduated from Sharpsville High School, Class of 1947. She was a lifetime member of Fairfield Christian Church and worked as their secretary until retirement.

Memorial Contributions may be made to Fairfield Christian Church.

Ellers Mortuary, Webster Street Chapel, assisted with the arrangements.

Mary Finster

Mary Ruth Finster, 95, Kokomo, went to be with her Lord and Savior on January 31, 2018 at 6:03 p.m. at the Wellington Place.

Mary was born on November 3, 1922 in Ft. Wayne, IN to her parents Charles Mason and Mary Ruth (Marshall) Pfeiffer.

Mary served our country proudly from 1944 to 1946 in the United States Navy. Memorial Contributions may be made to St Andrews Episcopal Church.

Donna Langley

Donna Sue Langley, passed away on January 28, 2018. She was born on July 28, 1951 to Troy and Milda Mathews (Drennan) in Chicago, Illinois.

She was married in 1973 to Patrick, 45 years ago.

Donna was a Licensed Practical Nurse. She worked at the prison at Grissom Airbase and Home Health Care.