DUBORD - Violet Lane is the name chosen for the newborn daughter of Eric and Robin (Boeske) Dubord of Empire. The infant was delivered at Munson Hospital in Traverse City on Sept. 23 at 7:35 a.m. Baby Violet weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 21 inches long at birth.
The baby joins a sister, Lilly, in the family.
Karen and Bruce Leech of Dorr, Mich., are the baby's maternal grandparents. Paternal grandparents are Charyl and Kevin Dubord of Gladstone.
Great-grandparents are Lela and Philip Dubord of Gladstone of Gladstone and John Lynaugh of Escanaba.
GRAHAM - A baby boy was born to Gladstone residents Tristan Graham and Allison Lucier on Sept. 14 at 9:39 p.m. Named after his father, Tristan Sam Graham Jr. weighed 6 pounds, 8.2 ounces, and was 19 inches long when he delivered at OSF St. Francis Hospital.
Tristan is the couple's first child.
Ray Lucier and Carmel LaFave of Gladstone are baby Tristan's maternal grandparents. Paternal grandparents are Karen Friets of Gladstone and Archie Graham of Kewaskum, Wis.
HANLEY - Porscha Mae Hanley was the name chosen for a baby girl born to Robin Benn of Bark River and Robert Hanley of Escanaba. Born at OSF St. Francis Hospital on Sept. 26, she weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 18 inches long when she was delivered at 12:39 p.m.
Porscha joins two siblings, Cole Hudson and Mercedes Hanley.
Gerard and Linda Clark of Bark River and Tom Hanley of Escanaba are the infant's grandparents.
MERVYN - Jonathan Lawrence Mervyn, newborn son of Amy Buchl and Jim Mervyn of Sumpter, Mich., was born at 9:58 p.m. on Aug. 28 at U of M Hospital in Ann Arbor. He weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 19 inches long.
Jonathan is the couple's first child.
Maternal grandparents are Carol and Tom Buchl of Belle Vista, Ark., formerly of Marquette. Paternal grandparents are Laurel Swanson of Rapid River and the late Lawrence "Larry" Swanson.
STRASESKE - Tony and Katie Straseske, residents of Oconomowoc, Wis., welcomed their second baby boy on Sept. 26. Delivered at 4:36 a.m., Grayden James weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long.
Grayden joins big brother, Mason, at home.
The baby's grandparents are Greg and Sherry Whitman of Escanaba.
Great-grandparents are John and Donna Whitman, also of Escanaba.
THOMSEN - A baby girl is the second child for Marquette residents, Karl and Emily (Veeser) Thomsen. The infant was born at Marquette General Hospital on Sept. 30 at 6:04 p.m. Charlotte Ann weighed in at 7 pounds, 6.5 ounces, and was 19 inches long.
Charlotte joins big brother, Chase, at home.
Daniel and Denise Veeser of Bark River, and John and Sandy Thomsen of Marquette are Charlotte's grandparents.
Great-grandma is Helen Veeser of Bark River.