Times-Union Court News 03-20-2001



Marriage Licenses
The following couples have applied for marriage licenses in the office of Kosciusko County Clerk Sharon Christner:
• Keith A. Russell, 34, and Brenda L. Naish, 34, both of West CR 250S, Warsaw.
• Rickey Ray Sexton, 25, and Tamara Renee Blevins, 24, both of Pierceton.
• Rex Aaron Engle, 24, and Nichole Joann Fox, 21, both of Graceland Avenue, Claypool.
• Carlos Murillo Carmona, 25, and Heather Susan Wadkins, 20, both of East Main Street, Mentone.
• Anthony W. Silveus, 52, and Beth A. Stapleton, 36, both of Little Eagle Drive, Warsaw.
• Charles Frank Hopkins, 45, and Teresa Ann Bays, 41, both of East Trusdell Avenue, Syracuse.
• Christopher Adam Malone, 19, and Crystal Dawn Ashton, 18, both of North CR 925E, North Webster.
• Wayne Darnell Arnett, 45, and Rosario Leticia Islas, 39, both of East Fort Wayne Street, Warsaw.
• Andrew Tyler Meads, 21, and Danielle Renae Shepherd, 19, both of Old Road 30W, Warsaw.
• David A. Engelberth, 41, North CR 650E, Warsaw, and Sandra K. Gossman, 39, Faunn Street, Winona Lake.
• Mark A. Alfano, 38, East Forest Glen Avenue, Leesburg, and Anna Marie LeCount, 25, East Armstrong Road, Leesburg.
• Jeremy Richard Herford, 27, and Amber Renee Bammel, 20, both of East Ponderosa Drive, North Webster.
• William L. Snider, 75, and Peggy B. Edmonds, 52, both of Kuder Lane, Warsaw.
• Terrance L. Valentine, 43, and Penny L. Shepherd, 42, both of South CR 500E, Warsaw.
• Daniel Ryan Wadkins, 20, East Levi Lee Road, Warsaw, and Ekken Francine LaRue, 17, West Elm Street, North Webster.
• Richard Lee Mead, 38, and Amy Lynette Blandford, 25, both of Railside Drive, Syracuse.
• Meredith L. Moyer, 56, South CR 600W, Claypool, and Beverly A. Moyer, 53, Tippecanoe Drive, Warsaw.
• Charles A. Allen, 28, and Chanda K. Keough, 30, both of West Center Street, Warsaw.
• Christopher Harold Spicher, 22, and Francisca H. Hernandez, 27, both of North CR 200W, Milford.
Superior Court III
Judgments
The following judgments were recently awarded in Kosciusko Superior Court III, small claims division, with Judge Joe V. Sutton presiding:
• Helvey & Associates Inc. awarded the judgments noted against the following people: Daniel J. Jr. and Sonya L. Riffle, $216.09; Roger and Elisabeth J. Fitzpatrick, $2,195.58; Robert L. Ditton, $1,323.95; Claude K. and Shelly Johnson, $2,632.79; Angie and Terry Weirick, $2,506.57; and Darrell E. Hall, $1,097.50.
• Donald and Rhonda Phifer v. Rita Stover. Plaintiff awarded $735.
• Larry D. Weaver v. Susan Sharp. Plaintiff awarded $1,890.
• Jeff Johnson v. Anderson Greenhouse. Plaintiff awarded $639.08.
• Green & Cates awarded the judgments noted against the following people: Sue Brown, $1,217.16, and Amber Lewis, $121.84.
• Financial Services of Whitley County awarded the judgments noted against the following people: Raven Elliott, $1,601.13, and Sherri Allen, $187.42.
• Graceland Village awarded the judgments noted against the following people: Randy Bays, $710, and Carl Ringham, $660.
• Frauhiger Realty, LLC, v. Joanna and Rebecca Surface. Plaintiff awarded $499.40.
• Main Channel Marina Inc. v. Forrest D. Hershberger. Plaintiff awarded $1,233.26.
• Warsaw Band Boosters v. April D. Yoder. Plaintiff awarded $148.75.
• Zimmerman Newcomer Gravel Co. v. Scott Lindville. Plaintiff awarded $3,000.
• Willard B. Brandt v. John Ella Slone. Plaintiff awarded $1,980.
• Silver Lake Small Animal Clinic v. Patricia and Jason Wright. Plaintiff awarded $65.85.
• 30 West Auto Sales & Service Inc. awarded the judgments noted against the following people: Cande Tlahuetl, $1,283.25, and Fred Shepherd, $396.58.
• Desmond Jackson v. Cathy Vara Rosa. awarded the judgments noted against the following people: $462.75.
• Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery awarded the judgments noted against the following people: Jason R. Barton, $895; Michael and Kimberly Griffith, $592; Dawn and Mynor Deleon, $474.20; Mindy K. Frantz, $509; William M. and Kari J. Moore, $168; Karrie and James Mathias, $147; and Eluid Silva, $1,668.
• Larry Dewitt v. Cheryl L. Zippay. Plaintiff awarded $1,482.14.
• Quine Heating & Cooling v. Charles Adams. Plaintiff awarded $135.55
• Collier’s Commercial Service awarded the judgments noted against the following people: Sue Jones, $127; Jenny Cook and Scott Gridley, $21.48; and Mary Adam, $388.
• Martin Financial Management awarded the judgments noted against the following people: Reva Howard, $2,754.17; Randall R. Plessinger, $2,998.96; Stephen L. Stout, $516.73; Michelle Hopkins McGuire, $544; and Cassandra Addair, $880.22.
• CreditMax Inc. awarded the judgments noted against the following people: Jerry R. and Jane Baldridge, $1,730.56, and Rita D. Wallen, $3,000.
• Laura A. Young v. Larry W. Nellans. Plaintiff awarded $750.
• United Recovery Services Inc. awarded the judgments noted against the following people: Judy A. Sizemore, $455.80; Glenda L. Ervin, $241.92; and Rigoberto and Michelle Munez, $273.72.
• American General Finance v. Randy Norman. Plaintiff awarded $2,303.78.
• NCO Financial Systems Inc. v. Mark A. Morris. Plaintiff awarded $1,176.05.
• Allen Collections Inc. v. Stacy R. and Keith L. Patches. Plaintiff awarded $436.81.
• Heights Finance Corp. v. Roger and Sherri Hill. Plaintiff awarded $2,270.50.
• Capital One Bank awarded the judgments noted against the following people: Leduy T. Love, $624.27; Patsy Cole, $908.44; Donald E. Geiger, $1,045.16; George A. Call, $561.84; and Daniel Cervantes, $993.19.
• Anthony Wayne Credit Adjusters awarded the judgments noted against the following people: Tuvara L. Walgamuth, $168.30; Kristi Kern, $329.31; Gary D. Suttles II, $267.94; Cori L. Groninger, $2,577.13; Ann Ryan, $487.23; and Mikel L. Johnson, $1,019.79.
• Auto Owners Insurance Co. v. Chanda L. Rodriguez. Plaintiff awarded $2,100.
• Joanne M. Kolbe awarded the judgments noted against the following people: James A. Rabb, $816.64; Curtis Hovenden, $897.31; Jennifer A. Crovo, $444.08; and Cheryl Harmon, $1,414.60.
• Warsaw Place Apartments v. Shane Yates and Richard Cain. Plaintiff awarded $905.
• Ace Hardware of Warsaw Inc. v. Extendacare Inc. Plaintiff awarded $704.52.
• Judy L. Hall v. Paul and Jill Nino. Plaintiff awarded $2,950.43.
• Gast Fuel & Service Inc. awarded the judgments noted against the following people: Macrotek Inc., $360.60, and Emily M. Popps, $754.77.
• Stumps LP Gas Inc. awarded the judgments noted against the following people: Deborah M. Hall, $450.55; Blake Neeley, $937.40; Gloria Demoss, $477.83; Jim Reichard, $214.39; Kathy Letsch, $770.81; Jesse Deaton, $356.81; Cassandra VanNess, $177.47; Mander Compton, $198.76; Ruby Bailey-Besson, $248.99; and Randy Terry, $141.13.
• Vincent Barango v. Kevin C. and Katherine Maloney. Plaintiff awarded $3,000.

Superior Court II
The following misdemeanors and infractions were recently admitted and adjudged in Kosciusko Superior Court II with Judge James Jarrette presiding. The month the incident occurred is included to eliminate confusion.
The following people also paid $325.50 in court costs:
Driving While Intoxicated – Fined $25 in February, sentenced to six days in jail and license suspended 90 days was Edward Engle, Claypool.
Fined $50 in November, sentenced to six days in jail and license suspended 90 days was Jose Tlaxca, Leesburg.
Fined $99.50 in September, sentenced to 60 days in jail and license suspended 90 days was Danny L. Neer, Pierceton.
Judgment (court costs only) in March 2000 against, sentenced to six days in jail and license suspended six months was Robert Stouder, Milford.
The following person also paid $125.50 in court costs:
Driving Having Never Had A License – Judgment (court costs only) in November was Jose Tlaxca, Leesburg.
The following people also paid $125 in court costs:
Check Deception – Judgment (court costs only) in February against Pam Sexton, Warsaw.
Possession Of Marijuana – Fined $50 in February was Edward Engle, Claypool.
Fined $200 in July and license suspended 180 days was Aaron Gardonio, Warsaw.
Public Intoxication – Fined $50 in January was Ronald Bjella, Syracuse.
Judgment (court costs only) in November against Benny Fitzpatrick, Warsaw.
Intimidation – Fined $100 in August was Duane Lynn Harman, Leesburg.
Leaving The Scene Of An Accident – Judgment (court costs only) in March 2000 against Robert Stouder, Milford.
Conversion – Fined $50 in March 2000 was Lucas Denney, Warsaw.
The following people also paid $75.50 in court costs:
Speeding – Fined $27 in March were Mark S. Buchholz, 41, Warsaw; Adam M. Amsden, 18, Warsaw; and Shawn J. Sammons, 29, Pierceton.
Fined $27 in February were Charles E. Cave, 24, Warsaw; Garry E. Manns, 19, Warsaw; Amanda J. Walworth, 18, North Manchester; Connie S. Bell, 24, Syracuse; Antonio Rivera, 22, Warsaw; Perry L. Waggoner, 21, Warsaw; and Joshua T. Hamilton, 20, Warsaw.
Fined $27 in January were Amanda D. Yoder, 17, Mentone, and Tammi Bone, 39, Leesburg.
Fined $27 in November was John G. Mendoza, 30, Warsaw.
Fined $27 in October was Joshua J. Patrick, 18, Bourbon.
Fined $25 in July was Jolene M. Schmucker, 24, Nappanee.
Fined $12 in March were Ryan M. Clay, 17, Warsaw; Lina M. Zhen, 29, Winona Lake; Sandra R. Blocher, 51, North Manchester; and Carrie A. Lindzy, 23, Warsaw.
Fined $12 in February were Harold James, 38, Warsaw; Brandon T. Stephens, 21, Claypool; Nathan D. Rush, 20, Pierceton; Jordan B. Schrader, 19, Larwill; Linda A. Royer, 49, Akron; Brian C. Adkins, 17, Milford; Craig Marburger, 43, North Manchester; Franky R. Hyden, 25, Warsaw; Gerald A. Eastlund, 58, Leesburg; Diane L. Ryman, 56, Warsaw;
Also, Bradley A. Dye, 19, Warsaw; Margaret A. Stone, 35, Winona Lake; Carl E. Hughes, 32, Claypool; Jeremy J. Whetstone, 18, Etna Green; Tristen M. Weicht, 17, Warsaw; and Chrystal M. England, 16, Warsaw.
Fined $12 in January was Eric J. Kohler, 19, Winona Lake.
Fined $12 in September was Marc G. Denz, 28, Warsaw.
Fined $7 in March was Anitra R. Durand, 23, Warsaw.
Fined $7 in February were Arturo M. Bernal, 23, Warsaw; Seth A. Large, 24, Syracuse; Thomas Wyman, 66, Warsaw; and Christopher M. Slone, 16, North Manchester.
Fined $7 in January was Juan Chavez, 19, Akron.
Violation Of Driver’s License Restrictions – Fined $7 in March was Jason L. Stutzman, 19, Nappanee.
No Valid License – Fined $7 in February were Russel E. Pennington, 32, Warsaw, and Anthony Siri, 39, Syracuse.
Unsafe Start From Park – Fined $7 in February was Scott D. Biesemeyer, 18, North Webster.
Following Too Closely – Fined $7 in February was Harold James, Warsaw.
Unsafe Movement – Fined $7 in February was Harold James, 38, Warsaw.
False Registration – Fined $7 in February was Carlos M. Hernandez, 45, Cromwell.
Fined $7 in January was David R. Dittman, 45, Warsaw.
Fined $7 in November was Heidi A. Smith, 25, Warsaw.
Failure To Yield To An Emergency Vehicle – Fined $7 in February was Sondrea D. Hamilton, 22, Warsaw.
Disregarding A Stop Or Yield Sign – Fined $7 in February were Thomas A. Tucker, 54, Mentone; Toni E. Shea, 34, Warsaw; Christopher J. Gartland, 35, Warsaw; Kurt A. Kammerer, 19, Leesburg; Travis S. Klenke, 19, Syracuse; and Craig W. Davison, 17, Warsaw.
Fined $7 in November was Karen G. Mosley, 33, Cromwell.
Improper Headlights – Fined $7 in February was Jamel G. Meerzo, 19, Warsaw.
Improper Taillights – Fined $7 in February was Jamel G. Meerzo, 19, Warsaw.
Learner’s Permit Violation – Fined $7 in February were Joshua England, 17, Claypool, and Antonio Rivera, 22, Warsaw.
Disregarding A Traffic Signal – Fined $7 in February were Mischelle R. Smith, 34, Rochester, and David L. Michael, 59, Warsaw.
Fined $7 in January was Carry Lewis, 27, Mentone.
Fined $7 in November was Heidi A. Smith, 25, Warsaw.
Driving While Suspended – Fined $25 in December was Kristina R. Smith, 21, Syracuse.
Fined $50 in October was Crystal R. Cooper, 38, Syracuse.
The following person also paid $75 in court costs:
Possession Of Paraphernalia – Fined $100 in August was Crystal R. Cooper, 38, Syracuse.
The following people were assessed no court costs:
Violation Of Seat Belt Law – Fined $20 in March were Colleen K. Wise, 54, Warsaw; Samantha A. Adkins, 22, Warsaw; Jose M. Gutierrez, 21, Warsaw; Wendi M. Beck, 17, Warsaw; and Amy B. Bowman, 24, Warsaw.
Fined $20 in February were Cathy M. Eddy, 21, Warsaw; Lucas J. Zapf, 18, North Manchester; Jim L. White, 63, Syracuse; Andres C. Ramirez, 31, Warsaw; Pamela M. Davis, 19, Warsaw; Andrew J. Cook, 17, Claypool; Jonathon Bryer, 18, Mentone; Derek Sainer, 20, Silver Lake; Michael L. Pearson, 42, Akron; David J. Wildman, 17, Winona Lake;
Also, Ryan S. Hernandez, 20, Warsaw; Ray L. Hollett, 41, Warsaw; and Donna F. Crum, 47, Claypool.
Fined $20 in January was Jason L. Busz, 20, Warsaw.
Fined $20 in December was April L. Osborne, 30, Warsaw.
Charges were dismissed against the following people:
Failure To Stop – (February) Jesse Harter, Warsaw.
Contributing To The Delinquency Of A Minor – (September) Mose McNees, Winona Lake.
Battery – (August) Duane Lynn Harman, Leesburg; Kellie Coffelt, Winona Lake; (April) Sandro Pizano, Warsaw.
Check Deception – (August) John Surface, Claypool.
Criminal Trespass – (July) Lewis Heberer, Nappanee.
Disorderly Conduct – (July) Lewis Heberer, Nappanee.
Public Intoxication – (July) Lewis Heberer, Nappanee.
Possession Of Marijuana – (June) Nicholas Duff, Warsaw.
Illegal Possession Of Alcohol By A Minor – (March 2000) Robert Stouder, Milford.
Superior Court I
Filings
The following petitions were filed in Kosciusko Superior Court I with Judge Duane G. Huffer presiding:
Complaints
• Sears, Roebuck & Co. v. Thomas E. Hutchison, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $2,624.69 due on account, plus interest and court costs.
• Preferred Associates Inc. v. Harold Fred Johnson, East Center Street, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks an injunction prohibiting Johnson from engaging in competition with Preferred in the form of employment acting as an independent contractor for, as agent, consultant or adviser for or having any ownership interest in any business that buys, sells, lists for sale or acts as an agent for sellers or buyers of commercial and/or residential real estate. Plaintiff also seeks attorney fees and court costs.
• Martin Financial Management Inc. v. the following people for the amounts noted due on assigned accounts, plus interest and court costs: Tohnya Rothenberger Miner and Janlyn P. Schumacher, both of Fort Wayne, $5,117.15, and Clifford Prater, East Winona Avenue, Warsaw, $5,936.67.
• Phend & Brown Inc. v. Courtney Brooks, doing business as C. Brooks Paving, County Farm Road, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $20,356.01 due on account, plus interest and court costs.
• Western Reserve Mutual Casualty v. Mike Sterk, South Southwood Drive, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $1,690.05, as paid to insured claimant, Adolfo Palacios, after a July 7, 2000, auto accident.
• Greenpoint Credit Corp., formerly known as Bankamerica Housing Services Inc., v. Manuela Coburn, Prairie Drive Syracuse. Plaintiff seeks $25,220 due on contract, plus costs incurred, attorney fees, court costs and possession of manufactured home.
• National City Bank v. the following people for the amounts noted due on agreements, plus interest, attorney fees and court costs: Ronald Holloway, Gulf Heights, Warsaw, $5,841.20, and Orville E. Drake Jr., Milford, $6,043.66.
• CreditMax Inc. v. Melissa M. Hisey and Edward J. Grove, both of Plymouth. Plaintiff seeks $5,457.18 due on contract.
• Ford Motor Credit Co. v. the following people for the amounts noted due on agreements, plus interest, attorney fees and court costs: Adrian H. and Irma G. Ramos, Lakelawn Drive Winona Lake, $9,788.41, and Kenneth E. Chaplin, Milford, $5,876.26.
Marriage Dissolutions
Howard
Joshua Quinn Howard, West Winona Avenue, Warsaw, and Betsy Jo Howard, address unknown. They were married July 8, 1999, and separated Jan. 28, 2001. There is one minor child.
Iholtz
Michael William Iholtz and Susan Doreen Iholtz, Ind. 14E, North Manchester. They were married July 27, 1999, and separated March 12, 2001. There is one minor child.
Manganaro
Carol Manganaro, East Mill Street, Pierceton, and Scott Manganaro, Erie, Pa. They were married March 11, 1993, and separated March 1, 2000. There are no minor children.
Miner
Tiffany Lynn Miner, EMS B34 Lane, Warsaw, and Andrew Adrian Miner, EMS B35 Lane, Warsaw. They were married Sept. 3, 1999, and separated Feb. 2, 2001. There is one minor child.
Superior Court I
Judgments
The following judgments were awarded in Kosciusko Superior Court I with Judge Duane G. Huffer presiding:
Complaints
• City of Warsaw v. Scott D. and Leanne M. Coffman. Plaintiff awarded $660.87 by default, plus court costs.
• Americantrust Federal Savings Bank v. Gregory Allen and Colleen E. Colt and First Indiana Bank. Plaintiff awarded $84,264.36 by default, plus interest, costs incurred, court costs and foreclosure of mortgage as prior to other liens, with sale of real estate to satisfy judgment.
• State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. (subrogee of Christopher Burchett) v. Gregory D. Monesmith. Plaintiff awarded $769.62 by default, plus interest and court costs.
• United Farm Family Insurance, as subrogee of Dennis Head, v. Barbara A. Tucker. Plaintiff awarded $4,684 by default, plus interest and court costs.
• Personal Service Insurance Co., as subrogee of Carla Clark and the estate of Bobby L. Clark, v. Terry L. Sand. Plaintiff awarded $14,660 by default, plus interest and court costs.
• FSF Inc., doing business as First Step Finance, awarded the judgments noted by default, plus court costs, against the following people: Joshua D. Lindzy, $7,546.57; Adam C. Reel, $4,985.60; Robert D. Decola, $6,770.40; Melissa Armey, $5,265.61; Carl Ringham Jr., $4,698.84; Robert C. Ramer, $5,454.21; John W. Groves, $6,749.85; Randy L. Bays, $8,360.25; and Larry E. Borkholder, $6,794.75.
• H&S Financial Inc. v. Ferris and Rae Ann Musgrave. Plaintiff awarded $6,012.51 by default against Ferris Musgrave, plus interest, attorney fees and court costs.
• Terry L. Zimmerman Jr. v. Charlie Raney. Plaintiff awarded $5,627.77 by default, plus interest and court costs.
• Wellborn Cabinet Inc. v. Dave Melching and D.A. Melching & Associates. Plaintiff awarded $5,411.02 by default, plus interest and court costs. Also, judgment is entered as a lien against defendants’ property.
Dismissals
The following case was dismissed:
• Angela K. and Earl Ward v. Jennifer Baker.
The following cases were dismissed with prejudice:
• Larry and Linda Shook v.DePuy Orthopaedics Inc.
• Credit Acceptance Corp. v. Keith Calvin Flanery.
The following case was dismissed without prejudice:
• Beneficial Indiana Inc. v. Angie C. Caverley.
Marriage Dissolutions
The following dissolutions were finalized on the dates indicated:
• Craig L. and Deborah D. Strickler. March 7.
• Kim J. and Chris A. Smalley. Mother awarded custody of couple’s minor child. Father ordered to pay $120 per week in child support. March 7.
Circuit Court
Filings
The following petitions were filed in Kosciusko Circuit Court with Judge Rex Reed presiding:
Complaints
• Providian National Bank v. Thomas C. Ice Sr., Country Club Lane, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $28,880.14 due on account, plus interest, attorney fees and court costs.
• Bank One/NA v. Timothy G. and Trina L. Pifer, Ra-Mar Drive, Warsaw; Beneficial Mortgage Co. of Indiana, Elkhart; Conseco Financing Servicing Co., Eagan, Minn.; and Firstplus Financial Inc.,Dallas, Texas. Plaintiff seeks $124,070.37 due on promissory note, plus interest, attorney fees, costs incurred, court costs and foreclosure of mortgage as prior to other liens, with sale of real estate to satisfy judgment.
• Union Federal Bank of Indianapolis v. Abraham and Donna G. Gonzalez, North Deer Run, Warsaw; Green Tree Financial Servicing Corp., St. Paul, Minn.; and National City Bank, Indianapolis. Plaintiff seeks $91,181.41 due on promissory note, plus interest, attorney fees, costs incurred, court costs and foreclosure of mortgage as prior to other liens, with sale of real estate to satisfy judgment.
• Discover Bank v. Jonathan D. and Serena G. Goss, East Fort Wayne Street, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks $9,262.82 due on contract, plus interest and court costs.
• Citibank (South Dakota)/NA v. Ron Whitaker, Pierceton. Plaintiff seeks $4,091.06 due on contract, plus interest and court costs.
• Charlotte R. Strong v. Penny P. Hoff, West CR 100S, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks an unspecified amount to compensate for injuries and damage resulting from a March 12, 1999, auto accident near the intersection of CR 100S and Ind. 25. Plaintiff also seeks court costs and requests a trial by jury.
• Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corp. v. James D. and Penny Railsback, South CR 900W, Etna Green. Plaintiff seeks $97,673.77 due on promissory note, plus interest, attorney fees, costs incurred, court costs and foreclosure of mortgage as prior to other liens, with sale of real estate to satisfy judgment.
• Michelle Kistner, Pierceton, v. Angela Langreck, South Port; Indiana University Board of Trustees; and Indiana University. Plaintiff seeks an unspecified amount in each of two counts to compensate for injuries, medical/hospital expenses and damage resulting from an April 30, 1999, auto accident in Lee County, Ill. Plaintiff also seeks court costs and requests a trial by jury.
• Sondra K. and Melvin Connolly v. Darlene B. Lyke, West North Street, Claypool. Plaintiffs seek an unspecified amount to compensate for injuries and damage resulting from a May 28, 1999, auto accident near the intersection of Colfax and Main streets, Warsaw. Plaintiffs also seek court costs and request a trial by jury.
Name Changes
• Jody Kim Popow seeks to change her name to Jody Kim Kauchak.
• Jennifer M. Bell seeks to change her name to Jennifer M. Lee.
• Jennifer M. Bell seeks to change the name of her minor child from Anthony R. Bell to Anthony R. Lee.
Marriage Dissolutions
Bell
Timothy Wayne and Christy Sue Bell, West Center Street, Warsaw. They were married Feb. 8, 1997, and separated March 8, 2001. There are no minor children.
Cochran
Denise Lynn Cochran, East CR 200N, Warsaw, and John Edward Cochran, West CR 1250S, Akron. They were married Feb. 4, 1994, and separated Feb. 12, 2001. There are no minor children.
Condit
Mark Alan and Susan Helen Condit, EMS B40 Lane, Leesburg. They were married Jan. 11, 1986, and separated March 1, 2001. There are three minor children.
Davis
Harold R. and Vivian Davis, North Webster. They were married June 2, 2000, and separated March 8, 2001. There are no minor children.
Huffman
Therese J. Huffman, North CR 175E, Warsaw, and Marvin R. Huffman, address unknown. They were married July 5, 1991, and separated July 5, 1998. There are no minor children.
Moore
Dorthy I. Moore, Van Buren Street, Leesburg, and Stanley O. Moore, Leesburg. They were married Dec. 17, 1996, and separated March 4, 2001. There is one minor child.
Morris
Joy L. Morris, EMS W69 Lane, North Webster, and Jack Dewayne Morris, North Webster. They were married June 27, 1987, and separated May 29, 2000. There are two minor children.
Swanson
Sandra M. Swanson, South Bruner Road, Warsaw, and Lynden E. Swanson III, West Main Street, Warsaw. They were married Sept. 12, 1999, and separated in November 1999. There are no minor children.
Weimer
Becky A. Weimer, North Hickory Street, North Webster, and Patrick K. Weimer, North CR 300E, Leesburg. They were married May 10, 1993, and separated Jan. 5, 2001. There are no minor children.
Circuit Court
Judgments
The following judgments were awarded in Kosciusko Circuit Court with Judge Rex Reed presiding:
Complaints
• Financial Services of Whitley County Inc. v. Vickie L. Gonzalez. Plaintiff awarded $5,268.68 by default, plus interest and court costs.
• Communitywide Federal Credit Union v. Eric L. and Dennis L. Pinkerton. Plaintiff awarded $6,325.24, plus court costs.
Name Change
• William Robert Verkler’s request to change his name to William Robert Sellers is granted.
Dismissals
The following cases were dismissed with prejudice:
• David and Diane Poole v. Lori and John Doe Fribley and David M. Gregory.
• Donald E. Kidd v. Marilyn Whitney, M.D., et al. This case is dismissed as to Daniel A. Loney, D.O.; Anglemeyer-Loney Healthcare; and Northern-Lakes Internal Medicine.
The following cases were dismissed without prejudice:
• Donald E. Kidd v. Marilyn Whitney, M.D., et al. This case is dismissed as to Andrew P. Anglemeyer, M.D.; W. Edward Turton, M.D.; Gregory N. Haase, M.D.; and Kosciusko Community Hospital Inc.
Marriage Dissolutions
The following dissolutions were finalized on the dates indicated:
• Leona M. and Paul M. Hoffman. Couple awarded joint custody of their minor child. March 7.
• Chris D. and Margie L. Wagner. March 8.
• Patricia A. and Danny L. Doberstein. Mother awarded custody of couple’s two minor children. Father ordered to pay $160 per week in child support. March 12.
Other Action
• Judy Ann and Leroy A. Henwood v. Neva Hartman, doing business as Neva’s Place, Midlakes Shopping Center and Maurice Howe. This case is referred to mediation, with Daniel J. Sigler as mediator.
Bankruptcies
The following is an explanation of bankruptcy terms:
Chapter 7: Liquidation. A court-appointed trustee liquidates the assets of an individual or firm and distributes them to creditors on a prorated basis.
Chapter 11: Business reorganization. Debtor retains possession of assets and attempts to remain in business by proposing a plan of reorganization to pay all or a portion of debts from future earnings.
Chapter 13: For individuals with regular income. Often called “wage earner plan.” Debtor retains assets and agrees to pay all or a portion of debts from future earnings over a three- to five-year period.
Chapter 12: The family farm bankruptcy proceeding. It is a hybrid between Chapter 13 and Chapter 11. A trustee is appointed, but the debtors remain in possession of their assets and propose to pay all or a portion of debts from future earnings over a three- to five-year period.
• Jeffrey Sr. and Tina Allen, 1200 N. Main St. #105, Nappanee. Chapter 7. Assets: $13,135. Debts: $31,439.
• Terry Conwell, 3869 Ind. 25N, Rochester. Chapter 7. Assets: $185,488. Debts: $267,018.
• Chris Correll, 908 E. CR 375N, Rochester. Chapter 7. Assets: $500. Debts: $17,960.
• Charles Gigous and Sherry Gigous, also known as Sherry Foster, 201 W. Van Buren St., Leesburg. Chapter 7. Assets: $72,380. Debts: $80,512.
• Keith and Norma Hollar, 255 W. Hudson St., Nappanee. Chapter 7. Assets: $10,880. Debts: $23,832.
• Keith Miller and Brenda Miller, also known as Brenda Rice, 8280 U.S. 30E #108, Pierceton. Chapter 7. Assets: $5,520. Debts: $69,418.
• Michael and Donna Rigney, 3283 S. CR 350E, Warsaw. Chapter 7. Assets: $4,360. Debts: $53,319.

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