GAGNON - Brandon and Lisa (Krause) Gagnon of Gladstone welcomed their first child at Marquette General Hospital on May 15. Blake Thomas was born at 5:03 a.m. weighing 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long.
Thomas and Kerri Krause of Hyde, Sherri and Danny Buchanan of Gladstone, and Gerald Gagnon of Minot, N.D., are Blake's grandparents.
Great-grandparents are Grace Krause of Hyde, Kathleen Gagnon of Gladstone, and Ed and Judy Thorold of Dade City, Fla.
PETERSON - Lucas James and Yesica Peterson Sr. of Garden welcomed their first born, a son, on May 13 at 9:05 p.m. Delivered at OSF St. Francis Hospital, Lucas James Jr. weighed 8 pounds, 4.4 ounces, and was 20 inches long.
The mother is the former Yesica Harrizon.
Grandparents are Felipe and Blanca Harrizon of Zihuatanejo, Guerrero, Mexico, and Benjamin and Lana Peterson of Garden.
Beverly Lucas of Gladstone, and Teodula Ramirez Uriostegoi and Abelardo Harrizon Ramirez, both of Mexico, are the infant's great-grandparents. Great-great-grandfathers are Francisca Uriostegui Lujan and Pedro Ramirez Lopez, also of Mexico.
WEKENMAN - Dennis and Amanda (Kidd) Wekenman of Rockford, Mich., welcomed their second child, a baby girl, on March 30 at Spectrum Health Hospital in Grand Rapids. Addison Jo weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 20 inches long at birth.
Addison was welcomed home by her sister, Ava.
Emerson "Butch" and Donna Kidd of Escanaba, along with Judy Wekenman of Grand Rapids, are Addison's grandparents.
Irene Williams of Grand Rapids is the infant's great-grandmother.
KRETOVIC - Greg and Leah Kretovic of Skandia are the parents of a baby girl, Nora Diane. Nora weighed 7 pounds when delivered at Marquette General Hospital on April 10.
She joins her 2 1/2-year-old brother, Miles, at home.
Grandparents are Russ and Diane Pomeroy of Quinnesec, and Marty and Gayla Kretovic of Woodland, Mich.
Nora's great-grandparents are Marie Gouin of Isabella and Zella Weaver of Woodland, Mich.
LESTER - A baby girl, Addison Mae, was born to Manistique residents, Jeremy Lester and Jennifer (St. Amour) Palmer. The infant was delivered at 9:07 a.m. on May 10 at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Addison weighed 7 pounds, 3.2 ounces, and was 19 inches long at birth.
She joins sisters, Olivia and Megan Palmer, at home.
Maternal grandparents are Brenda and John St. Amour of Munising and Thomas St. Amour of Vermont. James and Karla Paulson of Isabella are the baby's paternal grandparents.
Robert and Mary Kelly of Vermont and Ivan and Kathleen Rochefort of Michigan are Addison's great-grandparents.
SPREITZER - Matthew and Katherine (Porior) Spreitzer of Escanaba welcomed their fourth daughter, Emily Therese, on May 13 at 3:33 p.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Emily weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19 inches long at birth.
She joins sisters, Veronica, Natalie, and Ashley, at home.
Dennis and Barb Porior of Escanaba, and Dan and Donna Spreitzer of Gladstone are Emily's grandparents.
Her great-grandmother is Alice Porior of Coleman, Wis.