Birth

Braxton Wayne

FLEURY — A baby boy, Braxton Wayne, was born Feb. 18 to Donald Fleury and Sonya Tryan of Escanaba. The baby was delivered at 8:16 a.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 19.75 inches long. Braxton joins his sisters Lily, Gracie and Mia at ...

Harlee Jean

RACICOT — An infant girl, Harlee Jean, was born to Tim and Sarah (Swille) Racicot on Feb. 3 at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Harlee arrived at 8:30 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches in length at birth. The baby’s grandparents are Wendy and the late Mike Swill and Joe and ...

Kruze William

QUINN — A baby boy, Kruze William, was born Feb. 5 to Nicholas Quinn and Kamarie Gendron of Escanaba. The baby was delivered at 1:27 p.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 18 inches long. Kruze’s grandparents are Janet Draze, Dave Gendron and Bill and ...

Paxton Robert

LEISNER — Gladstone residents, Mitchell Robert and Brittany Ann Leisner, welcomed a son, born at OSF Hospital on Jan. 24 at 8:28 p.m. Paxton Robert weighed in at 6 pounds, 11.9 ounces, and was 18 inches long at birth. Doug and Brigit Price of Bark River and Rob and Pam Leisner of Gladstone ...

Leah Lucille

SCHLOSSER — Steve and Melissa (Hansen) Schlosser of Gladstone announce the birth of their daughter, Leah Lucille, born on Jan. 10, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 8:35 a.m. weighing 8 pounds, 11.3 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth. She joins two siblings at home. Kevin ...

Venture Grace

WARREN — Emily and Cody Warren of Bark River welcomed a daughter, Venture Grace, born Jan. 20 at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds. Her grandparents are Cherie and Joe Briggs of Bark River, and Dale Warren of Kingsford and Colleen Warren of Norway. Great-grandparents ...

Julian Giovanni

CRONICK — A baby boy, Julian Giovanni, was born Feb. 1 to Jacob Cronick and Alexandria Parrotta. The baby was delivered at 4:47 p.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 2.5 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long. Grandparents are Eric and Tara Parrotta of Bark River, Virginia Casey ...

Henley Sofia

PACH — Tim and Ashley (Walker) Pach of Lakeway, Texas welcomed a daughter, Henley Sofia, born on Jan. 18, 2019 at Baylor, Scott and White Medical Center in Lakeway, Texas. Henley arrived at 2:17 a.m. weighing 8 pounds 1 ounce and was 20.5 inches long. Proud grandparents are Tim and Sue Pach ...

Siarra Hope

FORMOLO — Luke Formolo and Jenniffer Campbell of Naubinway, Mich. announce the birth of their daughter, Siarra Hope, born on Jan. 9, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 8:25 a.m. weighing 8 pounds, 5.7 ounces, and was 19 inches long at birth. Siarra joins siblings Ashton Foster and ...

Bella Claire

EDINGTON — An infant girl, Bella Claire, was born to Chad and Jacqueline (Meunier) of Escanaba on Jan. 12 at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Bella arrived at 3:53 p.m., weighing 7 pounds, 5.2 ounces and was 18.5 inches in length at birth. Bella joins her big sister Aurora in the family. The ...

Juliette Elizabeth

JOHNSON — A baby girl, Juliette Elizabeth, was born Jan. 13, to Randall and Milinda (McNally) Johnson of Rock. The baby was delivered at 6:34 a.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 7.2 ounces, and was 19 inches long. Juliette joins her sister Melissa at home. The baby’s ...

Janessa Rose

MURRAY — A baby girl, Janessa Rose, was born on Jan. 2, 2019 at 8:47 a.m. at OSF. Hospital to Robert and Amanda (Burket) Murray of Escanaba. Janessa weighed 6 pounds 7.2 ounces and was 17 inches long at birth. She joins big sisters Savanna and Adalynn at home.

Blake Rose

SKERBECK — Blake Rose Skerbeck was born on Dec. 20, 2018 in Phoenix, Ariz. to parents Bob and Jamee Skerbeck weighing 9 pounds 7 ounces and 21 inches long. Proud grandparents Bill and CJ Skerbeck of Escanaba were happy to welcome their first granddaughter to the family.

Beckett Andrew

BRUCE — Midland, Mich. resident Andrew Bruce and his wife Annette Clapp welcomed a son, born on Sept. 13, 2018 at 11 p.m. Beckett Andrew Bruce weighed in at 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 20 inches long at birth. The baby joins sister Linnea in the family. Karen and Carter Clapp of Midland, ...

Ruby Louise

MURRAY — Cody and Kaili (Lambert) Murray of Escanaba announce the birth of their daughter, Ruby Louise, born on Dec. 1, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 3:29 a.m. weighing 7 pounds, 13.5 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth. Tony and Julie Lambert and Chris and Micki Murray, ...

Jack David

RUDDEN — Escanaba residents Chad and Julie (Branstrom) Rudden welcomed a son born at U.P. Health Systems - Marquette on Oct. 26 at 10:04 a.m. Jack David weighed in at 8 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long at birth. The baby joins proud big sister Kinslee in the family. Bryon and ...

Grace Kelly

GABE — Dr. Michael Gabe and his wife Dr. Kaitlyn Kelly of Encinitas, Calif. announce the birth of their daughter, Grace Kelly, born on Oct. 29, at UC San Diego Medical Center. She arrived at 9:05 a.m. weighing 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth. John and Karen Kelly of ...

Madison Riley

FELICIANO — Christopher and Courtney (Holmes) Feliciano of Escanaba announce the birth of their daughter, ­Madison Riley, born on Nov. 8, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 5:21 p.m. weighing 6 pounds, 8.2 ounces and was 18.5 inches long at birth. Madison joins Lorraine, Alyssa, ...

Karlee Kay

WALECHKA — An infant girl, Karlee Kay, was born to Chris Walechka and Kim Holden of Escanaba on Nov. 7, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Karlee arrived at 2:08 p.m., weighing 7 pounds, 0.4 ounces and was 18.5 inches in length at birth. Karlee Kay joins her big sister Kaylin Holden in the ...

Shepard James

GAUDINO — A baby boy, Shepard James, was born Nov. 2, to Samantha and Gabriel Gaudino of Escanaba. The baby was delivered at 8:31 p.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He weighed 5 pounds, 16 ounces and was 18.5 inches long. Grandparents are Sandra Bratonia, Sheri St. Peter and Richard ...