Times-Union Court News 06-17-1997




Marriage Licenses

The following couples have applied for marriage licenses in the office of Kosciusko County Clerk Marsha McSherry:
• James L. Flora, 50, and Jacqueline M. VanMensbrugge, 52, both of Clinic Court, Warsaw.
• Michael William Todd, 25, and Tammy Lynn Nolton, 26, both of Brunswick, N.J.
• Edward O. Burkholder, 27, and Lorraine Slabaugh, 22, both of Bremen.
• Loren Jay Schwartz, 23, and Lynette Faye Kauffman, 20, both of Ind. 19N, Etna Green.
• Burton Lee Munsey, 24, and Heather Ann Evans, 22, both of Sandpiper Drive, Warsaw.
• Andi James Stroup, 24, and Dawn Elizabeth Ruhf, 22, both of West CR 250S, Warsaw.
• Derek Ellis Powell, 24, and Teresa Anne Rakoczy, 20, both of North Orchard Drive, Warsaw.
• John David Antu, 23, Fort Wayne, and Brandi Jane Warrick, 19, East CR 500N, North Webster.
• Ty Allen Zeigler, 34, and Paula Lee Calhan, 33, both of Laguna Vista, Texas.
• Juan Malagon, 40, and Julia Alamillo, 45, both of North Park Avenue, Warsaw.
• David A. Pitt, 39, North Maple Street, Warsaw, and Ami Bensing, 30, Ind. 5S, Pierceton.
• Scott M. Hutchison, 32, and Candace Jill Morris, 24, both of Ireland Drive, Warsaw.
• Jason Michael Knavel, 22, East Frontage Road, Warsaw, and Beth Michelle Mikel, 19, West CR 75N, Etna Green.
• Jerome Grant, 39, and Rhonda Maxel Stookey, 27, both of EMS B40 Lane, Lees-burg.
• James Edward Gunter, 21, West CR 1000S, Akron, and Patricia Ann Evans, 18, South CR 400W, Warsaw.
• Royce Beigh, 45, and Carolyn Diane Beigh, 43, both of West CR 900S, Claypool.
• James Anthony Randall, 20, South CR 200W, Silver Lake, and Nancy Lynn Burnworth, 20, Lake John Circle, Winona Lake.
• Christopher Scott Martindale, 23, and Natalie Dawn Kuhn, 23, both of East CR 1050N, Cromwell.
• Timothy D. Hogan, 36, and Vicki D. Devine, 43, both of Lura Circle, Milford.
• James Edward Jackson, 21, and Lisa Leann Clemons, 31, both of West CR 500S, Mentone.
• Dean Edward Lark, 32, and Joyce Jeannette Wilson, 25, both of South First Street, Pierceton.
• Elige Thompson, 50, Warsaw, and Roberta Hunter, 41, South Lake Street, Warsaw.
• Dennis K. Strain, 52, and Connie S. Miller, 51, both of East Wade Road, Warsaw.
• Keith Lloyd Ousley, 24, and Cristina Lies denHartog, 25, both of South Buffalo Street, Warsaw.
• Gregory Todd Scarberry, 27, and Melissa Ann Davies, 35, both of EMS T7 Lane, Leesburg.
• Mark A. Delinsky, 30, and Marsha K. Meloy, 31, both of East CR 100N, Pierceton.

Superior Court III
Judgments

The following judgments were recently awarded in Kosciusko Superior Court III, small claims division, with Judge Joe V. Sutton presiding:
• Melinda Cannon vs. Bob Penick. Plaintiff awarded $190.
• Bob Penick vs. Melinda Cannon. Plaintiff awarded $1,823.21.
• Lavender Law Offices vs. Norman Casey. Plaintiff awarded $641.50.
• Robert Downing vs. Randy Prater. Plaintiff awarded $1,140.
• Affiliated Family Dentists, P.C., vs. Teresa M. Rosenquist. Plaintiff awarded $1,587.77.
• Richard A. Green awarded the judgments noted against the following people: Patrick Higgins, $344.02, and Bridgette Solis, $1,339.64.
• Diane Holmes vs. Marla Hart and Brandon Hochstetler. Plaintiff awarded $560.
• William Hambright vs. Judy Brainard. Plaintiff awarded $242.60.
• McKenzie Check Advance of Indiana, LLC, vs. Chrystal L. Anderson. Plaintiff awarded $208.50.
• Rent-A-Center vs. Anthony Washington. Plaintiff awarded $515.
• Jenna D. Nelson vs. Colleen Lampkin. Plaintiff awarded $441.38.
• Hide-Away Hills Mobile Home Park vs. Michelle L. Bailey. Plaintiff awarded $893.
• Greg Mitchell vs. George Lantz and Donita Hester. Plaintiff awarded $879.25.
• Warsaw Parks, LLC, awarded the judgments noted against the following people: Mike Huggins, $1,250, and Glenda L. Ervin, $1,405.
• U.S. Directories vs. Lake City Lift Truck Inc. Plaintiff awarded $346.69.

Superior Court II

The following 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 $63.50 in court costs:
Speeding – Fined $50 in May was Chanda K. Keough, 26, Warsaw.
Fined $27 in May were: Beverly L. Flanagan, 23, Warsaw; Ryan A. Couture, 18, Winona Lake; Ryan L. Oler, 17, Pierceton; David C. Smeltzer, 18, Milford; Jennifer A. Mink, 27, South Whitley; Christina L. Conwell, 24, Mentone; and Rickey R. Sexton, 32, Pierce-ton.
Fined $27 in April was Joel Beery, 24, Warsaw.
Fined $12 in June were Rita A. Hall, 39, Warsaw, and Louis M. Mediano, 17, Milford.
Fined $12 in May were: Jack R. Baldridge, 31, Silver Lake; Jeremy J. Plummer, 19, Leesburg; Tomisue Evilsizor, 32, Warsaw; Kay M. Johnson, 41, Cromwell; David W. Wentzel, 40, Warsaw; Julie A. Magiera, 21, Milford; and Luis Valle, 59, Cromwell.
Fined $12 in March was Jahna R. Swanson, 18, Warsaw.
Fined $7 in May were: Jose C. Gutierrez, 32, Nappanee; Kevin R. Johnson, 25, Syracuse; and Eric R. Leedy, 18, North Webster.
False Registration – Fined $7 in June was Keith D. Ross, 38, Warsaw.
Fined $7 in May was John O. West, 16, Silver Lake.
Fined $7 in April were: Jeremiah J. Young, 19, Warsaw; David C. Smeltzer, 18, Milford; and Joe A. Hernandez, 22, Milford.
Disregarding A Stop/Yield Sign – Fined $7 in June were Jeremy D. Lawlor, 17, Winona Lake, and David A. Gast, 83, Warsaw.
Fined $7 in May were Mark A. Knoop, 29, Warsaw, and William R. Green, 19, Syracuse.
Fined $7 in April was Tzeko N. Dimitrov, 57, Warsaw.
Fined $7 in January was Mark A. Knoop, 29, Warsaw.
Expired Plates – Fined $7 in May were Brian C. Carter, 25, Warsaw, and Justin F. Clark, 16, North Webster.
No License In Possession – Fined $7 in May was Patrick S. O’Connell, 28, Warsaw.
Fined $7 in March was Frank R. Hefner, 30, Syracuse.
Learner Permit Violation – Fined $7 in May was Mary M. Flores, 25, Silver Lake.
Disregarding A Traffic Signal – Fined $7 in May was Peter A. Furry, 62, Warsaw.
Operating A Mo-Ped Without A Helmet – Fined $7 in May was Bradley R. Coleman, 13, Winona Lake.
Operating A Motorized Bicycle Without Eye Protection – Fined $7 in May was Ben C. Durham, 15, Warsaw.
Driving While Suspended – Fined $50 in April was Kim A. Holle, 40, Warsaw.
Fined $25 in April were Jeffrey D. Bradley, 29, North Manchester, and Joe A. Hernandez, 22, Milford.
Fined $25 in March was Clark G. Trombley, 41, Larwill.
Driving Left Of Center – Fined $7 in April was David A. Blake, 30, Nappanee.
No Valid License – Fined $7 in April were: Jimmie R. Hamby, 48, Syracuse; Clinton G. Hursey, 20, Syracuse; and Ric Hernandez, 30, Warsaw.
Fined $7 in March was Theo R. Timmerman, 20, Warsaw.
Unsafe Movement – Fined $7 in March was Phillip L. Whetstone, 20, Etna Green.
The following people also paid $63 in court costs:
Failure To Possess Hunting/Fishing License – Fined $7 in May was Todd M. Deeter, 26, Warsaw.
Littering – Fined $25 in April was Amy C. Reichel, 29, Warsaw.
Possession Of Paraphernalia – Fined $50 in April was Paul R. Radcliffe, 34, Warsaw.
Expired Motorboat Registration – Fined $7 in April was Stephen R. Lawrence, 35, Leesburg.
The following people were assessed no court costs:
Violation Of Seat Belt Law – Fined $20 in June was William E. Fitzpatrick, 48, Pierceton.
Fined $20 in May were: Heath W. Neidig, 22, Bourbon; Diana L. Koerner, 50, Leesburg; Michael E. Stachowiak, 41, Larwill; Daron L. Norris, 19, Mentone; Ryan L. Oler, 17, Pierceton; Jerett W. Smith, 20, Pierceton; Debra L. Dawson, 32, Bourbon; and Tena Helman, 27, Milford.
Fined $20 in April was Jennifer L. Dorgan, 25, Warsaw.
Fined $20 in March was Jeremiah J. Young, 19, Warsaw.
Deferral
The following person has entered into a deferral agreement through the Kosciusko County Prosecutor’s Office, paying a $50 user’s fee and $25 in court costs. If the defendant commits no other violations during a five-month period following signing of the agreement, the charge will be dismissed.
Speeding – (May) Anna L. Paulus, 44, Leesburg.

Superior Court I
Filings

The following petitions were filed in Kosciusko Superior Court I with Judge Duane G. Huffer presiding:
Complaints
• American General Financial Center vs. Bruce A. Secor, North Kalorama Road, Leesburg. Plaintiff seeks $1,939.12 due on credit card account, plus interest, $200 in attorney fees and court costs.
• Rebecca D. Miller vs. Warsaw Real Estate Properties Inc. Plaintiff seeks $70,621.93 due on promissory note, plus interest; costs incurred; $4,500 in attorney fees; court costs; and foreclosure of mortgage, with sale of real estate to satisfy judgment.
• Ronald D. and Jacquelyn S. Tutorow vs. Frank C. and Lavada Lynn Valdez, South Hill Drive, Silver Lake. Plaintiffs seek (1) $5,186.23 due on promissory note, plus court costs; and (2) $1,500 for damage to real estate.
• Uzelac & Associates Inc. vs. Stonehenge Golf Club. Plaintiff seeks $3,497.73 due on agreement, plus $1,000 in attorney fees and court costs.
• Max and Janet Anglin vs. PES Associates Inc., Warsaw. Plaintiffs seek an unspecified amount in each of two counts to compensate for damages resulting from breach of contract and negligence, plus court costs.
Marriage Dissolution
Maxson
Robert L. Maxson, Mentone, and Teresa A. Maxson, East Frontage Road, Warsaw. They were married July 2, 1994, and separated Oct. 11, 1995. 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
• Herschel V. Wells vs. Timothy J. and Ray-Na L. Bammel. Plaintiff awarded $2,086, plus court costs.
• Hawkeye-Security Insurance Co., as subrogee of Rene F. Baker, vs. Kevin G. Fakes. Plaintiff awarded $810 by default, plus court costs.
• First National Bank of Warsaw vs. Matt Wagoner. Plaintiff awarded $5,018.23, plus interest and court costs.
• Chris and Peggy Allen vs. Warsaw Moving and Storage Inc., World Moving Systems Inc. and Innovative Shipping Systems Inc. Plaintiff awarded $17,687.05 from Warsaw Moving and Storage Inc. and Innovative Shipping Systems Inc., plus interest and court costs.
• First National Bank of Warsaw awarded the judgments noted by default, plus interest and court costs, from the following people: Cynthia Mansfield, $14,059.07; Jennifer Todd, $6,276.21; and Kenneth Keith Petty, $16,236.11.
• North Central Indiana Collection Agency Inc. vs. Timmy W. and Brenda J. Nicholson. Plaintiff awarded $6,044, plus interest and court costs.
• Norwest Bank MN, N.A. serviced by Green Tree Financial Servicing Corp., vs. Albert Vorick, also known as Albert P. Vorick; Richard B. Vorick, as a known heir; and all unknown heirs and parties in interest. Plaintiff awarded $106,518.43 by default, plus expenses incurred, court costs and foreclosure of mortgage, with sale of real estate to satisfy judgment.
• Thomas Bell and Ival Blocher vs. Kyle G. Mosher. Plaintiff awarded $30,000, plus interest and court costs.
Dismissals
The following case was dismissed:
• State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co. (subrogee of Gary Popenfoose) vs. Thomas Miller. Court costs taxed to plaintiff.
The following cases were dismissed with prejudice:
• Indiana Lawrence Bank, as trustee of self-directed IRA on behalf of Max M. Anglin, vs. Karen Lowell.
• Louis Davila vs. G&G Hauling and Excavating Inc. Court costs taxed to plaintiff.
• Marsha E. Reed vs. Excel Realty Trust Inc., Thorn EMI Inc./Rent-A-Center and The Travelers-Aetna Insurance Companies. Court costs taxed to plaintiff.
• Transamerica Financial Service vs. Robert E. Miles and Beckman, Lawson, Sandler, Snyder & Federoff.
Marriage Dissolutions
The following dissolutions were finalized on the dates indicated:
• Carol A. and Chester D. Elder. May 30.
• Deborah M. and Gregory A. Parson. Mother awarded custody of couple’s two minor children. Father ordered to pay $120 per week in child support. June 2.
• Rick Allen and Ellen Jean Gase. Couple awarded joint custody of their two minor children. June 2.
Other Action
• Lake City Bank vs. Michael A. and Leann C. Ream. This case is transferred to Marshall County.

Circuit Court
Filings

The following petitions were filed in Kosciusko Circuit Court with Judge Rex Reed presiding:
Complaints
• First Nationwide Mortgage Corp. vs. John E. and Maria E. Peterson, North Grove Road, Milford; Beneficial Indiana Inc.; American Sunspace Additions; and Fidelity Investment. Plaintiff seeks $46,721.03 due on promissory note, plus interest; attorney fees; court costs; and foreclosure of mortgage, with sale of real estate to satisfy judgment.
• Douglas and Marilyn Brown, parents of Christopher Brown, a minor, and Christopher Brown, vs. Donald and Trent Coy, Ligonier, and Rebecca Kelly, East Waco Drive, Syracuse. Plaintiffs seek an unspecified amount in each of two counts to compensate for injuries and damages resulting from an April 21, 1996, auto accident.
• Lake City Bank vs. Kevin Hall, Pierceton. Plaintiff seeks amount due on loan agreement, plus interest, attorney fees, costs incurred and court costs.
• Lake City Bank vs. Leslie L. Nunemaker, doing business as LMS Truck Parts, West Monoquet Road, Warsaw, and Leslie L. and Marcia E. Nunemaker, Warsaw. Plaintiff seeks (1) $32,346.04 due on promissory note, plus interest and court costs; (2) $23,014.04 for overdraft on deposit account, plus interest and court costs; (3) possession of accounts, inventory and general intangibles according to security agreement; (4) an amount determined owing from Leslie L. Nunemaker to be paid by Marcia E. Nunemaker as guaranty; (5) $32,678.53 due on home equity agreement, plus interest, attorney fees, costs incurred, court costs and foreclosure of mortgage, with sale of real estate to satisfy judgments.
Name Change
• Melissa Grindle seeks to change the name of her minor child from Christian Lee Norman to Christian Grindle.
Marriage Dissolutions
Hively
Bennie Hively Jr., Kosciusko County, and Linda Sue Hively, West CR 200S, Warsaw. They were married Aug. 27, 1984, and separated May 30, 1997. There is one minor child.
Baker
Cami Michelle Baker, North Grove Road, Milford, and Lawrence Russell Baker, Mishawaka. They were married May 25, 1995, and separated Dec. 25, 1996. There is one minor child.
Ammerman
Angela Kay Ammerman, North CR 800W, Warsaw, and Gary Dean Ammerman, East Clark Street, Warsaw. They were married Feb. 14, 1992, and separated May 17, 1997. There are two minor children.
Marshall
Cheryl L. Marshall, Kosciusko County, and Peter P. Marshall, North Main Street, Milford. They were married Oct. 18, 1980, and separated Jan. 26, 1997. There is one minor child.
Boyer
Timothy Boyer, Kosciusko County, and Diana Boyer, North CR 475E, Leesburg. They were married Oct. 10, 1986, and separated May 14, 1997. There are no minor children.
Rupe
Susan E. and John Rupe, North Washington Street, Bourbon. They were married July 2, 1966, and separated June 11, 1997. There are no minor children.
Reece
Penny M. Reece, North Street, Syracuse, and Jefrey W. Reece, Hillside Drive, Syracuse. They were married Sept. 6, 1996, and separated in January 1997. There are two minor children.
Tamlin
Kevin Tamlin, Cromwell, and Conya Tamlin, South Roosevelt Street, Warsaw. They were married Oct. 14, 1995, and separated June 1, 1997. There are no minor children.

Circuit Court
Judgments

The following judgments were awarded in Kosciusko Circuit Court with Judge Rex Reed presiding:
Complaints
• Fort Wayne National Bank vs. Seward A. Guy. Plaintiff awarded $16,285.86 by default, plus interest; costs incurred; and foreclosure of mortgage, with sale of real estate to satisfy judgment.
• W&W Gravel Inc., an Indiana corporation, vs. Scott Ousley, doing business as Midlakes Custom Concrete. Plaintiff awarded $4,854.42 by default, plus court costs.
• First National Bank of Warsaw awarded the judgments noted by default, plus interest and court costs, from the following people: Kyle G. Mosher. $5,830.18, and Linda S. and Steve Sponseller, $11,973.21.
• Union Federal Savings Bank of Indianapolis vs. David W. and Jennifer L. Swank. Plaintiff awarded $100,247.20 by default, plus interest; court costs; costs incurred; and foreclosure of mortgage, with sale of real estate to satisfy judgment.
• Midwest Collection Services vs. William F. Kain. Plaintiff awarded $1,502.06, plus court costs.
• Midwest Collection Services awarded the judgments noted by default, plus court costs, from the following people: Elizabetha Brazis, $2,058.46, and Jennifer Hart, $2,483.38.
• Barbara I. Calhan, as personal representative of the estate of Richard B. Calhan, vs. Robert O. Jr. and Irene Ronk. Plaintiff awarded $25,611.24, plus court costs and interest. Counts II-VI of complaint, and supplement complaint, are dismissed with prejudice.
• First Bankcard Center vs. Kenneth Jones. Plaintiff awarded $2,240.84 by default, plus court costs and interest.
• First National Bank of Warsaw vs. Ernest and Molly Vance. Plaintiff awarded $7,819.67 by default, plus interest and court costs.
• Dorothy J. Schorling vs. Harold W. and Joan B. Creasser and their heirs, assigns or successors in interest. Plaintiff decreed owner of real estate in question in Leiter’s Sunnyside Park on Hill Lake, and title quieted. Court costs taxed to plaintiff.
• Beneficial Indiana Inc. vs. Alan and Karen Faris. Plaintiff awarded $944.22, plus court costs.
Name Change
• Stephanie Ann Wirt’s request to change her name to Stephanie Ann Singleton is granted.
Dismissals
The following cases were dismissed:
• LaDonna Ganger Mort vs. Glenn C. Byers.
• SSD Control Technology Inc. vs. Break-through Technologies Inc.
The following cases were dismissed with prejudice:
• Cheryl J. Snyder vs. Miller Brothers Builders Inc. and Bender’s Construction Inc.
• Dianna J. and Jennifer Shoemaker vs. Jon Jeremiah Ward. Court costs taxed to plaintiffs.
• Christy Coonce vs. Wal-Mart Stores Inc.
• Ruth C. Shively, individually and as personal representative of the estate of Robert T. Shively, vs. Mary E. Raderstorf and Meridian Mutual Insurance Co. Court costs taxed to plaintiff.
• First Federal Savings Bank of Wabash vs. Charles H. and Pamela L. Rush. Court costs taxed to plaintiff.
• Bernard and Pauline Kuhn vs. Golden Rule Insurance Co. and Scheerer Agency Inc.
Marriage Dissolutions
The following dissolutions were finalized on the dates indicated:
• Scott and Bobbie Bauer. May 20.
• Jenna D. and Wesley M. Nelson Jr. Mother awarded custody of couple’s minor child. Father ordered to pay $69 per week in child support. May 27.
• John and Jill Kleinhen. Father awarded custody of couple’s two minor children. Mother ordered to pay $54 per week in child support. May 27.
• Brenda and Barry A. Simpson. May 27.
• Teresa and Christopher Hale. May 27.
• Dawn and Glen Guimond. Mother awarded custody of couple’s minor children. Father ordered to pay $100 per week in child support. May 28.
• Bruce J. Leslie and Sherron E. (former name Penn restored). May 29.
• Jeffrey J. Todd and Carol S. (former name Orr restored). May 29.
• Susan and Dale C. Wilson. Mother awarded custody of couple’s four minor children. Amount of support for which father is obligated not noted. May 29.
• Lori A. and Kent T. Ganshorn. Mother awarded custody of couple’s three minor children. Father ordered to pay $163 per week in child support. May 30.
• Jeremy B.N. Lash and Tatiana R. (former name Konchesky restored). June 3.
• Marivel (former name Lerma restored) and Jose Ysabel Molina. June 4.
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