From: Marie Dion Gevisser
Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2004
3:25 PM
To: John Ben Stewart
Cc: Jean Dion; Detective Jeffrey W. Steele; Dina Dewol - FBI; Mark Culp - FBI
Subject: Family Court or ...




Since my repeated efforts to communicate with you through E-mail fall on deaf ears, you leave me with only 2 options - Family Court or the sandwich boards that Gary suggested a while back.


These are some of the issues to be dealt with:


1. Itemized monthly expenses.


2. Holidays during school year split 50/50; Easter, Xmas-New Year & summer. E-mail me at least 4 days ahead for single days off you might want to spend with kids.


3. No compensation for the time not taken with either kid.


4. And any issues you might have.








From: Marie Dion Gevisser

Sent: Friday, January 02, 2004 10:22 AM
To: John Ben Stewart
Cc: George G Hurst
Subject: Independence




I am trying to empower Danielle by letting her decide when and where she wants to be, implying that no “unjew influence” [sic] be placed on her.


Regarding vacation, if Danielle decides not to go and remains with the other parent, there will be no "make up" time.


The new schedule creates bigger blocks of time for both children, this change addressing their complaints of the back and forth between the houses.


Finally, my parents have requested that you do not try to communicate with them.





From: Marie Dion Gevisser
Sent: Monday, December 15, 2003 2:57 PM
To: John Ben Stewart
Jeffrey R. Krinsk Esq.; George G Hurst Esq.
Subject: Kids Schedule


John - on weekends that the kids spend with the one parent the weekend will start Friday 2:30PM after school and the Sunday night will be spent with that parent.


This is a better schedule for the kids, not to go back and forth, effective January 1st 2004.





From: Marie Dion Gevisser []
Wednesday, November 05, 2003 8:41 AM
To: John Ben Stewart
Cc: George G Hurst;
Jeffrey R. Krinsk Esq.
Subject: Try Again


John - I returned the child support check you handed in an unsealed envelope to Jonathan via certified mail. Do not use the children. 


I expect the money deposited into my account monthly. This is the easy route. 






From: Marie Dion Gevisser []
Saturday, November 01, 2003 8:23 AM
To: John Ben Stewart
Jeffrey Krinsk; George G Hurst
Subject: When the dialogue becomes two monologues it is the beginning of the end. Get with the program.



John - since you cannot acknowledge any receipt of my repeated written communications, the verbal communication yesterday outside your house regarding the direct deposit of my

child support check into my bank account should clarify all the issues on this subject, unless you are going crazy or lying.


For the record, the written communications were via email as well as in letter form, the most recent sealed envelope also contained a blank deposit slip handed to your mother two weeks ago, a day or so before you last harassed me on the sidelines of Jonathan's soccer game about the pageant, a subject matter also covered in these written communications. 


To repeat, you also owe me $96.19. 






From: Marie Dion Gevisser
Tuesday, October 28, 2003 7:55 AM
To: John Ben Stewart
Cc: George G Hurst et al
Subject: End of month billing.



John - here is the bill for the month. You owe me $96.19. I expect the child support deposit to be made into my bank account by the 31st.





From: Marie Dion Gevisser

Sent: Wednesday, October 15, 2003 6:39 PM
To: John Ben Stewart
Cc: George G Hurst
Subject: Pageant, Privacy & Parental guidance



John – Simple communication over email sounds to me like a sensible solution to prevent further damage.


Your decision to continue approaching me, harassing me at the kids’ soccer games, in public forums, in front of the kids as if to suggest to both the kids and other parents that everything is “hunky dory” between you and I is not only manipulative but it is quite perplexing for the kids who don’t know the full story, yet.


The incident last evening, walking through the front gate into our private courtyard tells me that you continue to have control issues that you cannot control and that I do not want to deal with anymore.


My decision for you to keep your distance from me although it is not part of the court order is further efforts to keep the peace, for the sake of the children.


Gary had every right to call the police on you. Thank God he has more sense than putting the children in the middle like you do, constantly.


In other words use the mailbox instead of entering our private courtyard.


To facilitate our further communications this is what I want.


1. I want my child support payments automatically deposited into my account the first of the month. I will give you an account of expenses the week before via email. 


2. I do not want phone calls more than once a day with the kids. The choice should be with the kids to call you when needed on days that they spend with me.


With regard to Danielle and the 2003 Nationals Pageant Program I cannot see any redeeming value to it. Quite the contrary I think it is degrading of women, period.


This is a business that is not based on attributes and moral values it is only about money, exploitation of women and stupid people. Danielle has yet to give me one good reason other than having more fun for participating in this pageant.


Considering that she has dropped a grade in Spanish wants tutoring in geometry and complains about the workload in English, as a parent I cannot approve of such a degrading, worthless activity.


On top of the monetary extravagance of such a onetime weekend, it sends a message that money has no value. Or worse, you are trying to buy her off.


The fact that you allow her to think it is something redeeming shows me how little you care about her moral values and how she grows up as a human being.


I have given her my input on the subject and told her that you will make the decision.


Lastly, as discussed in my previous email I will take an extra week with the kids over the summer vacation to compensate for you taking them over spring “brake” [sic] to Italy.





From: Marie Dion-Gevisser
Monday, September 29, 2003 8:19 AM
To: John Ben Stewart
Cc: George G Hurst
Subject: Italy trip in the spring



John - concerning the trip to Italy with the kids in the spring, I will want to make up that week by taking a full week extra in the summer.


As far as the kids other days off during the school year I will not trade any of those days. You are welcome to take off work and split them 50/50.


Please limit your phone calls to my personal numbers for emergency purposes only. Use email and/or personal notes provided to the kids in sealed envelopes and to repeat do not step off the curb went dropping the kids at my residence.


Furthermore do not use the kids' sporting games to converse with me.


I expect a response in writing as far as your decision about the trip to Italy.







From: Marie Dion-Gevisser
Sunday, July 06, 2003 3:23 PM
To: John Ben Stewart
Cc: George G Hurst; James C. Ashworth


John, to repeat the previous two emails I sent to you on Fri, 13 Jun 2003,


"...My new email address is I want our communications to be through email which I will be checking twice a week. I do not want you using the kids to get your messages to me unless it is in a sealed envelope..."


Although you stopped communicating with me on March 21st via email after I responded to your "teeth" email with, "Did anyone else have anything to do with this e-mail you sent me?" I assume even if you are not checking your emails your attorney is forwarding them to you.


You are not to step foot off the curb when dropping the kids at my house not even to hand me my check which is due on the first of each month. Such monies should be automatically transferred into my account on the first or mailed or placed in a sealed envelope and handed to either child who can be relied on to give it to me. I will itemize the expenses for the previous month and email them to you. You can itemize your expenses and either mail them or email them.







Sent: Friday, June 13, 2003 8:34 AM

To: John Ben Stewart

Cc: rest

Subject: Communication


John - I want our communications to be through email which I will be checking twice a week.


I do not want you using the kids to get your messages to me unless it is in a sealed envelope.


You phone messages should only relate to your issues with the kids, anything else unless it is an emergency, I repeat, must be dealt through email.


And “rememeber” [sic] during the school year the kids are here after 2:30PM and please use Danielle's cell phone whenever possible.

Could you also specify the dates you will be in Missouri.





I “John Ben Stew-art” [sic] do hereby consent to Jonathan and Danielle Stewart accompanying their mother Marie Dion Gevisser this summer on her trip to Europe which she plans during the period of July 21st through August 21st.



                                                May 9th 2003                                                                        

John Ben Stewart              Date





Sent: Friday, April 25, 2003 1:15 PM

To: John Ben Stewart

Subject: [Summer vacation + summary of emails back and forth]


John Ben - In view of our divorce agreement and past events I need for you to confirm in writing the dates of my trip with the kids to Europe this summer.







From: Marie Dion

Sent: Wednesday, April 02, 2003 10:04 AM

To: Dr. John Ben Stewart


Subject: Summer vacation + summary of emails back and forth


John, this is to confirm our agreement on the summer vacation with the kids.


I will be making plans to take the kids to Europe from July 19th to August 17th or thereabouts.


Although you said you did not want to discuss summer vacations on e-mail I feel it necessary to have a written record that confirms what we agreed on.


I would prefer email communication whenever possible.


I have cut and pasted the recent emails going back and forth between us. You will of course let me know if I have missed “anthing” [sic].


Marie Dion





Fri, 28 Mar 2003 18:47 EST


John Ben - to simplify the summer calender please write down your "best bet" vacation plans. I understand that you have to work with the hospital schedule. As usual I will be “accomdating” [sic] to some degree.


I do not want to have these phone conversations with you that go nowhere.







Fri, 28 Mar 2003 18:31 EST


John Ben - My understanding of our divorce settlement is that the kids are allowed two weeks out of State per year. In the past years you have taken the kids out of California more than two weeks.


My vacation plans for this summer with the kids are as follows:


One month in August in Europe. One week camping at the end of the school year.


Let me know your plans for this summer. I need to make arrangments within a week.







Subject:Re: TEETH

Date:Fri, 21 Mar 2003 15:37 EST


Did anyone else have anything to do with this e-mail you sent me? wrote:






Subject: [FWD: FW: ]

Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2003 15:28 EST



Dear Mrs. Francis,


Sorry for the delay in getting back to you regarding the art-fund raising project. I understand you called my ex-husband? Feel free to contact me via this email address.


Marie Dion Stewart





Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2003 12:14 EST


Dear Marie,


Yesterday, I received a call from Jonathan's Principal, Mrs. Francis.  She had tried to reach you at your house and wanted your cell phone number.  She asked me to ask you  to call her.  She said that Gary had come to the school to meet with her in her office.  Please email me and tell me what this was about.



                        Thanks,  John Ben

Subject:Re: TEETH

Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2003 11:59 EST






Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2003 18:39 EST


John - you left a message yesterday on my machine, "I'm at the dentist right now... Jonathan had a bunch of cavities that all need to be filled. I might still be able to get the kids on to my dental insurance... But not counting today's visit the estimated work that still has to be done on Jonathan is $1325. Give me a call..."


Jonathan now tells me that there were only 3 teeth that needed filling and that you went ahead and had his teeth sealed.


You and I discussed the issue you raised of the kids getting their teeth sealed at length several weeks ago and I made it clear that I was not interested in spending money to have their teeth sealed without first getting more information, that the kids should be responsible for brushing and dental flossing their own teeth just like they should be responsible for keeping their rooms tidy and doing their homework.



The kids are only with me 50% of the time at this time and therefore I cannot account for what goes on in your household nor do I see it as my business at this time to interfere. However, I happened to drop Danielle off last week and what I saw had me sick to my stomach. Your house is a pigsty and to think that my children are subjected to such a mess is nothing short of horrifying.



Furthermore, the message you left on my machine is misleading for it left me with the impression that in order to have "a bunch of cavities that all need to be filled" it was going to cost $1325. Your long-winded message mentioned nothing about getting Jonathan's teeth sealed. Once again you unilaterally decided to do things your way without first consulting with me.Marie




Subject: Re RE

Date: Sat, 2 Nov 2002 11:09 EST




Since you can't appreciate my efforts in making the new schedule fit your work schedule & you have the audacity to ask for this 5 hrs with Jonathan, these are my rules:


1. Pick up & drop off at the curb. You are not to come in my house for any reason.

2. The parent with guard of the kids will drop off unless agreed otherwise.

3. One phone call a day to the kids at my house. Use Danielle's cell for other calls.

4. No more than two weeks out of town with the kids per year.

5. Communication with me should be via E-mail and checked at least once a week or written and placed in sealed envelope unless there is an emergency, i.e. change in their schedule, children's health.

6. For a change in schedule concerning the children the other parent should be advised as soon as possible, a minimum of 48 hours.

7. Pay child support on time.

8. Antibiotics should not be given to the children unless you consult with me first.

9. Any other issues that I have not covered I will let you know in the same manner.

10. If you disagree on any of these rules the issue can be taken to Family Court.



Marie Dion


P.s. You can have Jonathan 5 hrs make up time between 10am and 3pm this Sunday or between 2:30pm and 7:30pm this Monday.




Subject: Agreements to matters pertaining to Jonathan and Danielle Dion Stewart

Date: Wed, 9 Oct 2002 10:24 EST


John Ben, as we agreed many years ago the responsibility of dropping off the kids belongs with the parent in charge at the time. You are not to step foot on my property. I will bring the kids on the agreed time or when you call once you get home.


Marie Dion