United States District Court, W.D. Wisconsin
FINDINGS OF FACT AND CONCLUSIONS OF LAW
D. Peterson, Judge
above-captioned matter havinc come before the Court to be
heard Honorable James D. Peterson, United States District
Judge for the Western District of Wisconsin, presiding
without a jury, on February 28, 2017, the Plaintiff, United
States of America ("Plaintiff"), having appeared by
its attorney, the Office of the United States Attorney for
the Western District of Wisconsin, and no appearance having
been made on behalf of the Defendants herein, other than
Superior Choice Credit Union, except as may be noted on the
record; the Clerk of the United States District Court for the
Western District of Wisconsin having duly entered the default
of Defendants Stephen K. Meals, Nancy P. Grauer, Midland
Funding, LLC, and Deere and Company; and the Plaintiff having
filed a Notice of Application for Default and Motion for
Default Judgment and Judgment on the Pleadings, with
accompanying Declarations; and it further appearing that due
notice of application and motion for judgment has been made
to the Defendants, and the Court having heard the matter,
therefore makes and files the following findings of fact and
conclusions of law constituting its decision in this action.
allegations set forth in Plaintiff's complaint are proven
There is now due and unpaid on all Notes and Mortgages as of
February 28, 2017, the following sums: See
proceedings have been had at law or otherwise for the
recovery of the sum secured by said Notes and Mortgages.
mortgaged premises are described as follows:
The Northeast One Quarter of the Northeast One Quarter (NE
1/4 - NE 1/4) and the Southeast One Quarter of the Northeast
One Quarter (SE 1/4 NE 1/4) Township Forty-Seven (47) North,
Range Ten (10) West, Section Seven (7), all property located
in the Town of Maple, Douglas County, Wisconsin.
Tax ID Nos.: MA-020-00044-00 MA-020-00046-00
real estate is so situated that it cannot be sold in parcels
without injury to the interest of the parties, and a sale of
the whole will be more beneficial to the parties hereto.
remaining chattel secured by the promissory notes and
security agreements is described in Attachment B attached
Notice of the pendency of this action was duly given on
November 21, 2016, after the filing of the Complaint herein,
by filing a Notice of Lis Pendens in the office of the
Register of Deeds for Douglas County, Wisconsin. This was
done in the manner and form required by law, after the filing
of the complaint herein, and more than twenty (20) days prior
to the trial or other resolution of this action.
Defendants Stephen K. Meals, Nancy P. Grauer, Midland
Funding, LLC, and Deere and Company, have not served an
Answer or other response and the Clerk of Court has duly
entered the default of said Defendants.
United States and Defendant Superior Choice Credit Union,
entered a Stipulation regarding real estate mortgage
priorities and entry of judgment. Stip., ECF No. 16.
other proceedings have been held at law or otherwise for the
recovery of the sum secured by the promissory notes, security
agreements, continuation ...