No. 1-12-0061June 23, Villasenor obtained a $99,000 loan from Wells Fargo Bank secured by a mortgage,
recorded August 3, 2005. Villasenor defaulted on his mortgage on May 1, 2007, and WellsFargo filed a complaint to foreclose on August 21, 2007. On November 7, 2007, Wells Fargofiled a motion for an order of default and for judgment for foreclosure and sale for Villasenor’sfailure to file an appearance and answer or otherwise plead. ¶ 4An order of default and judgment for foreclosure and sale was entered on December 10,2007. The notice of sale was mailed to two separate addresses, one of which was the subject property. At the time the notice was mailed to the subject property, Michael Ellis was theoccupant of the home. At the judicial sale, the property was sold to Wells Fargo. On April 24,2008, Wells Fargo filed a motion to approve the report of sale and for the entry of an order of possession, which was granted the same day. ¶ 5 II. Ruthie Lee Ellis’s Intervention and Complaint to Quiet Title ¶ 6Ruthie Lee Ellis, the intervenor, age 73, alleges in her intervenor’s complaint, affirmativedefense, and complaint to quiet title that she had owned the home since 1972 and lived in thehome with her son, Andre Ellis, until 1985. Ellis then moved out and Andre, or other relatives,continued to reside in the home until 2003. Later, Andre moved out and Michael Ellis, agrandson, moved in and resided in the home until 2009. From 2009 through the commencementof the instant action, Martez Knox, another of Ellis’ grandsons, has lived in the home.Wells Fargo assigned its interest in the mortgage to US Bank, as trustee for WFALT 2005-02.