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Frances Pizarek

Sep 01, 1934 - Dec 03, 2023

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Kokomo, IN

Frances Delee Grile Pizarek, 89, of Kokomo Indiana passed away Sunday , December 3, 2023. Frances was born on September 1, 1934 in Jay county Indiana to William Ezra Grile and Dona Alice Sanders Grile.Frances was a 1952 graduate of Portland High School and a 1955 graduate of Holy Cross Central School of Nursing where she became an RN. She worked as a nurse at Beatty Memorial Hospital in Westville Indiana; Howard Community Hospital, Kokomo Center Township Schools and for local doctors' offices....Read More

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Manuel Eduardo Torres

Aug 29, 1998 - Mar 02, 2024

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Kokomo, IN

Manuel Eduardo Torres, 25, de Logansport, falleció el sábado, 2 de marzo de 2024 en el Howard Community Hospital, en Kokomo.Manuel nació el 29 de agosto de 1998 en La Piedad, Michocan, México de los padres de Manuel Torres M. y Karina Logan Marquez, quienes sobreviven en Logansport.Se graduó de Logansport High School. Después de la escuela secundaria, Manuel trabajó para Tyson Foods en Logansport.Era miembro de la Iglesia Católica de Todos los Santos, en Logansport. Disfrutaba cada momento con sus seres queridos y siempre esperaba visitar a su familia en México.Junto con sus padres, le sobreviven un hijo, Angel Eduardo Torres; hermanos, Joana Torres, Natalie Torres Logan; familia adicional, Pedro Torres, Jose Luis Torres, Maria Torres.Manuel fue precedido en la muerte por, Don Pedro Torres, Imelda Torres y Berta Alicia Márquez.Una misa de entierro cristiano se celebrará en la Iglesia Católica de Todos los Santos, 3 p.m. Miércoles, 6 de marzo 2024, con el Padre Gustavo Lopez oficiando.Una visita se llevará a cabo después de 5 p.m. a 8 p.m. en Fisher Funeral Chapel, en Logansport.La inhumación se realizará en Numaran, Michocan, México.Manuel Eduardo Torres, 25, of Logansport, passed away Saturday, March 2, 2024 at Howard Community Hospital, in Kokomo.Manuel was born August 29, 1998 in La Piedad, Michocan, Mexico to the parents of Manuel Torres M. and Karina Logan Marquez, who survive in Logansport. He was graduate of Logansport High School. After high school, Manuel worked for Tyson Foods in Logansport.He was a member of All Saints Catholic Church, in Logansport.  He enjoyed every moment with his loved ones and always looked forward to visiting his family in Mexico.Along with his parents, he is survived by a son, Angel Eduardo Torres; siblings, Joana Torres, Natalie Torres Logan; additional family, Pedro Torres, Jose Luis Torres, Maria Torres.Manuel was preceded in death by, Don Pedro Torres, Imelda Torres and Berta Alicia MarquezA mass of Christian burial will be held at All Saints Catholic Church, 3p.m. Wednesday, March 6, 2024, with Father Gustavo Lopez officiating.A visitation will be held after from 5p.m. to 8p.m. at Fisher Funeral Chapel, in Logansport.Burial will be in Numaran, Michocan, Mexico.

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Harold Franklin Houchens

Feb 12, 1948 - Feb 29, 2024

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Kokomo, IN

Harold Franklin Houchens, aged 76, was called to his eternal rest on February 29, 2024. Born on February 12, 1948, in Crawfordsville, Indiana. Harold lived a life marked by unwavering dedication to his work, his faith, and most importantly, his family. A loyal employee at Chrysler for 32 years and a member of the local UAW #1166. Harold was respected for his integrity and tireless work ethic. A Clinton Central High School alumnus, he carried the values of his upbringing throughout his life's journey. His steadfast faith was nurtured at the Kokomo Missionary Baptist Church, which he attended regularly. Harold's leisure time would often find him engrossed in the melodies of Johnny Cash amongst friends, competing in his local bowling league, or fulfilling his need for speed at the Bunker Hill Drag Strip. He leaves behind a legacy of love and is survived by his brother, John Houchens (Sandy), his son, Travis Houchens (Amber), his beloved granddaughter, Abigail Evans (Garrett), and his treasured great-grandson, Hudson Evans. Preceding him in passing were his wife, Betty Houchens of 43 years, his parents, John and Ethel Houchens, and a dear brother, Donuel Houchens. Harold's presence will be deeply missed and his memory cherished in the hearts of those who knew him. A visitation for Harold will be held Wednesday, March 6, 2024 from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Ellers Mortuary & Crematory Center, 3400 S. Webster Street, Kokomo, Indiana 46902, followed by a funeral service at 2:00 PM.

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William Richard Godsil

Jul 23, 1964 - Feb 29, 2024

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Kokomo, IN

William Richard Godsil, 59, of Kokomo, passed away on Thursday, February 29, 2024. He was born July 23, 1964, in Kokomo, to Gary Bernard and Dixie Lee (Hughes) Godsil. On January 24, 2008, he married Ann Marie Johnson, in Noblesville, and she survives. William graduated grom Kokomo High School in 1982. He worked for Button Motors, McGonigal’s, Recreation Unlimited, and was currently employed at Chrysler/Stellantis. William was an artist who enjoyed drawing and painting. He also enjoyed traveling, vacations, music, and cherished spending time with his family. He was a loving husband and father. William loved the Lord and was a member of Kokomo Christian Fellowship. In addition to his wife, Ann Godsil, survivors include his children, Ruth Godsil, Noah Godsil, and Royce Collins; mother, Dixie (Ralph) Burton; brothers, Bobbie Godsil and Thomas Godsil; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father and brother, Michael Godsil. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at Kokomo Christian Fellowship, 600 S. Dixon Rd., Kokomo, with Pastor Nicky Farmer officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the church. Messages of condolence may be made online at www.shirleyandstout.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Shirley & Stout Funeral Home in Kokomo.

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James Woodrow Maddox II

Oct 06, 1948 - Feb 28, 2024

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Kokomo, IN

James Woodrow “Jimmy” Maddox II, 75, passed away on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at Ascension St. Vincent in Kokomo. He was born on October 6, 1948, in Kokomo, IN, the son of the late James W. and Betty J. (Kollmar) Maddox Sr. Jimmy, also known as “Mad-Dog” to his friends, graduated from Northwestern High School. He worked as a Crib Attendant for Delco Electronics for 31 ½ years. Jimmy loved fishing, camping, mushroom hunting, and going to the lake, especially at Sugar Island, Michigan. He loved to play the guitar and sing. Jimmy liked to cook, enjoyed riding Harleys, building model train sets, and was the biggest fan of IU basketball. Above all, he loved his family and his dogs. Jimmy is survived by his children, Joshua (Meagen) Ebeling, Megan Maddox, James W. Maddox III, Mitchell Maddox, and Gennifer Jarvis; grandchildren, Brooklyn Jarvis, Raeleigh Jarvis, Nevaeh Wilson, Kaelynn Wilson, Brayden Eitelman, Nevaeh Gonzalez, Alayah Ebeling, and one on the way, Kiyah Ebeling; and sister, Janice (Jack) Gornall. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Glen “Bob” Maddox; nephew, Rodney “Rod” Maddox; and beloved dog, Casey Jones. A funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at Shirley and Stout Funeral Home, 1315 W. Lincoln Rd., Kokomo, with Pastor Tim Tranbarger officiating. Burial will follow at Crown Point Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 11 am until the time of the service on Tuesday, at the funeral home. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

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James Woodrow Maddox II

Oct 06, 1948 - Feb 28, 2024

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Kokomo, IN

James Woodrow “Jimmy” Maddox II, 75, passed away on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at Ascension St. Vincent in Kokomo. He was born on October 6, 1948, in Kokomo, IN, the son of the late James W. and Betty J. (Kollmar) Maddox Sr. Jimmy, also known as “Mad-Dog” to his friends, graduated from Northwestern High School. He worked as a Crib Attendant for Delco Electronics for 31 ½ years. Jimmy loved fishing, camping, mushroom hunting, and going to the lake, especially at Sugar Island, Michigan. He loved to play the guitar and sing. Jimmy liked to cook, enjoyed riding Harleys, building model train sets, and was the biggest fan of IU basketball. Above all, he loved his family and his dogs. Jimmy is survived by his children, Joshua (Meagen) Ebeling, Megan Maddox, James W. Maddox III, Mitchell Maddox, and Gennifer Jarvis; grandchildren, Brooklyn Jarvis, Raeleigh Jarvis, Nevaeh Wilson, Kaelynn Wilson, Brayden Eitelman, Nevaeh Gonzalez, Alayah Ebeling, and one on the way, Kiyah Ebeling; and sister, Janice (Jack) Gornall. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Glen “Bob” Maddox; nephew, Rodney “Rod” Maddox; and beloved dog, Casey Jones. A funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at Shirley and Stout Funeral Home, 1315 W. Lincoln Rd., Kokomo, with Pastor Tim Tranbarger officiating. Burial will follow at Crown Point Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 11 am until the time of the service on Tuesday, at the funeral home. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

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William Richard Godsil

Jul 23, 1964 - Feb 29, 2024

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Kokomo, IN

William Richard Godsil, 59, of Kokomo, passed away on Thursday, February 29, 2024. He was born July 23, 1964, in Kokomo, to Gary Bernard and Dixie Lee (Hughes) Godsil. On January 24, 2008, he married Ann Marie Johnson, in Noblesville, and she survives. William graduated grom Kokomo High School in 1982. He worked for Button Motors, McGonigal’s, Recreation Unlimited, and was currently employed at Chrysler/Stellantis. William was an artist who enjoyed drawing and painting. He also enjoyed traveling, vacations, music, and cherished spending time with his family. He was a loving husband and father. William loved the Lord and was a member of Kokomo Christian Fellowship. In addition to his wife, Ann Godsil, survivors include his children, Ruth Godsil, Noah Godsil, and Royce Collins; mother, Dixie (Ralph) Burton; brothers, Bobbie Godsil and Thomas Godsil; and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his father and brother, Michael Godsil. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, March 6, 2024, at Kokomo Christian Fellowship, 600 S. Dixon Rd., Kokomo, with Pastor Nicky Farmer officiating. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 4 to 7 p.m. on Tuesday at the church. Messages of condolence may be made online at www.shirleyandstout.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Shirley & Stout Funeral Home in Kokomo.

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James Woodrow Maddox II

Oct 06, 1948 - Feb 28, 2024

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Kokomo, IN

James Woodrow “Jimmy” Maddox II, 75, passed away on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at Ascension St. Vincent in Kokomo. He was born on October 6, 1948, in Kokomo, IN, the son of the late James W. and Betty J. (Kollmar) Maddox Sr. Jimmy, also known as “Mad-Dog” to his friends, graduated from Northwestern High School. He worked as a Crib Attendant for Delco Electronics for 31 ½ years. Jimmy loved fishing, camping, mushroom hunting, and going to the lake, especially at Sugar Island, Michigan. He loved to play the guitar and sing. Jimmy liked to cook, enjoyed riding Harleys, building model train sets, and was the biggest fan of IU basketball. Above all, he loved his family and his dogs. Jimmy is survived by his children, Joshua (Meagen) Ebeling, Megan Maddox, James W. Maddox III, Mitchell Maddox, and Gennifer Jarvis; grandchildren, Brooklyn Jarvis, Raeleigh Jarvis, Nevaeh Wilson, Kaelynn Wilson, Brayden Eitelman, Nevaeh Gonzalez, Alayah Ebeling, and one on the way, Kiyah Ebeling; and sister, Janice (Jack) Gornall. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Glen “Bob” Maddox; nephew, Rodney “Rod” Maddox; and beloved dog, Casey Jones. A funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at Shirley and Stout Funeral Home, 1315 W. Lincoln Rd., Kokomo, with Pastor Tim Tranbarger officiating. Burial will follow at Crown Point Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 11 am until the time of the service on Tuesday, at the funeral home. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

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James Woodrow Maddox II

Oct 06, 1948 - Feb 28, 2024

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Kokomo, IN

James Woodrow “Jimmy” Maddox II, 75, passed away on Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at Ascension St. Vincent in Kokomo. He was born on October 6, 1948, in Kokomo, IN, the son of the late James W. and Betty J. (Kollmar) Maddox Sr. Jimmy, also known as “Mad-Dog” to his friends, graduated from Northwestern High School. He worked as a Crib Attendant for Delco Electronics for 31 ½ years. Jimmy loved fishing, camping, mushroom hunting, and going to the lake, especially at Sugar Island, Michigan. He loved to play the guitar and sing. Jimmy liked to cook, enjoyed riding Harleys, building model train sets, and was the biggest fan of IU basketball. Above all, he loved his family and his dogs. Jimmy is survived by his children, Joshua (Meagen) Ebeling, Megan Maddox, James W. Maddox III, Mitchell Maddox, and Gennifer Jarvis; grandchildren, Brooklyn Jarvis, Raeleigh Jarvis, Nevaeh Wilson, Kaelynn Wilson, Brayden Eitelman, Nevaeh Gonzalez, Alayah Ebeling, and one on the way, Kiyah Ebeling; and sister, Janice (Jack) Gornall. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Glen “Bob” Maddox; nephew, Rodney “Rod” Maddox; and beloved dog, Casey Jones. A funeral service will be held at 1 pm on Tuesday, March 5, 2024, at Shirley and Stout Funeral Home, 1315 W. Lincoln Rd., Kokomo, with Pastor Tim Tranbarger officiating. Burial will follow at Crown Point Cemetery. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 11 am until the time of the service on Tuesday, at the funeral home. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

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James Cecil Hoffman

Sep 14, 1944 - Feb 28, 2024

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Kokomo, IN

James “Jim” Cecil Hoffman, 79, a longtime resident of Peru, IN, passed away Wednesday, February 28, 2024, at Ascension St. Vincent Hospital, Kokomo. He was born on September 14, 1944 to Ray and Marie (Rupp) Hoffman in Dayton, OH. Jim graduated from Colonel White High School in Dayton in 1962, after which he matriculated to Purdue University, where he was a proud member of the saxophone section of the Purdue Marching Band. After graduating with a B.S. in Aero Engineering Science, Jim attended the University of California, Berkeley, where he received his Master’s degree in Engineering. Jim also earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Michigan. He enjoyed a long and successful career as a Marketing Systems Manager at Comdisco, previously one of the nation’s leading computer leasing companies, after starting in business strategy at RCA in New Youk City. Besides spending time with his family and friends (and affectionately teasing them), Jim had a passion for travel and was an avid gardener. He was a PADI-certified scuba diver and frequently traveled internationally to dive at some of the Pacific’s most beautiful sites. As a gardener, he was especially proud of his vast tomato garden and loved nothing more than sharing his bounty with loved ones and neighbors. Jim was also a lifelong, devoted Purdue sports fan and never missed a Purdue football or basketball game, attending in person whenever possible. Jim will be dearly missed by his sister, Jane Locke (Leslie); nieces Marie Cunningham (James) and Anne Locke; and nephew Alan Locke (Sheri). His memory will be cherished by his great-niece Caroline Locke and great-nephew David Locke. He was preceded in death by his parents. A service celebrating Jim’s life will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, March 4, 2024, at Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home, 84 W. Main St., Peru IN. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery. Family and friends will gather from 10:00 to 11:00 AM, Monday, March 4, 2024, at the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made through the Eikenberry-Eddy Funeral Home to the Community Foundation for the Ray E. & Marie Rupp Hoffman Memorial Scholarship Fund.

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Francis Edward Maxwell

Nov 05, 1937 - Feb 27, 2024

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Kokomo, IN

Francis Edward Maxwell, 86, of Kokomo, Indiana, passed away February 27, 2024. He was born November 5, 1937 in Lafayette, Indiana. He was the son of Charles Clayton Maxwell and Bernice Louise (Tyrrell) Maxwell. Fran married Judith Ann Pearson, the love of his life, on February 24, 1962 at Saint Joan of Arc Church. Fran graduated from Saint Joan of Arc School in the class of 1951. He graduated from Kokomo High School in the class of 1955. He also graduated from Credit Union National Association School for Credit in the class of 1981 and Credit Union National Association financial counseling school in the class of 1982. He served in the US Army from 1957-1959. Fran retired from Lakes Federal Credit Union as Treasurer/Manager after 24 years in 2003. In March 2015, Fran was elected President of the Board of Directors at Lakes Federal Credit Union. He served on the board for over 45 years, from September 1978 – present. He also served as Tecumseh Chapter President for 10 years, Indiana Credit Union League Director for 18 years, and 2 of those years as Chairman of the Board. He was a past member of Indiana Credit Union Government Affairs Committee, past CUNA National Director, past Cuna District Chairman, and past Chairman of the Stabilization Reserve Board of Trustees ICUL . Fran was elected a member of Indiana Credit Union Hall of Fame in 1996. Fran was a past member of the Board of Directors of the Howard County Easter Seals Society and past member of the local Board of Selective Service, Draft Board, for 15 years. He attended Saint Joan of Arc Catholic Church where he served as an usher for over 20 years and had been a member since 1941. He enjoyed the month of May at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway with his daughter Beth and nephew Caleb. He collected autographs, stamps, and Challenger space disaster covers. Preceding him in death were his parents, in-laws William and Mary Scheck, sister in Law Lanie Maxwell, Linda Steenman, and Brother in law Roger Armstrong. Surviving family members include his wife, Judith Ann Maxwell, daughter Elizabeth Ann, “Beth” Maxwell, brothers Larry C Maxwell (Regina), Lake Nona, Florida, Richard Jay Maxwell, Greenwood, Indiana, sister Sonia Louise Maxwell, Tucson, Arizona and several nieces and nephews. He was known for his great sense of humor. Once you met him, you never forgot him. He will be greatly missed by family and friends. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 1:00 pm Monday, March 4, 2024 at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church, 3155 S. Co. Rd 200 West, Kokomo, with Rev. Fr. Kyle Neterer the celebrant. Burial will follow in Sunset Memory Garden Cemetery with military honors provided by the U.S. Army and the Kokomo V.F.W. Military Rites Team. Friends are invited to visit with the family from 11 am until Mass time Monday at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation (https://t2t.org/donate/), St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church Building Fund, or the Kokomo Humane Society. Shirley & Stout Funeral Home & Crematory is assisting the family with arrangements. Messages of condolence may be left online at www.shirleyandstout.com.

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