KING - Newborn, Ryder Joel, was welcomed by parents Randall and Misty (McClellan) King of Escanaba. Born on Oct. 15 at 10:08 a.m. at OSF?St. Francis Hospital, Ryder weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 19 inches long.
He joins siblings Adryan, Destini, and Conner, at home.
Maternal grandparents are Rhea Lindstrom of Escanaba and Rob and Jennifer McClellan of Rapid River. Paternal grandparents are Randy and Mary King of Gladstone.
The baby's great-grandmother is Beverly Farrell of Gladstone.
MCDONALD - Brad and Misti (Lauscher) McDonald of Gladstone are the parents of a newborn son, their third child. Joseph Alan was born Oct. 15 at 8:43 a.m. He weighed 9 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 21.5 inches long when delivered at OSF St. Francis Hospital.
Joseph joins big brother, Brenen, and big sister, Donna in the family.
Maternal grandparents are Al and Cathy Leiskau of Wells and Joe and Marilyn Lauscher of Escanaba. Paternal grandparents are Dan and Donna McDonald of Escanaba.
The baby's great-grandparents are Gilbert and Bertha Vallier of Perkins, Mary McDonald of Escanaba and Theresa Johnson of Cornell.
LEMERAND - Former Escanaba residents, Jeff and Lyn Lemerand of Bay City, welcomed a daughter, their first child, born at Midland Medical Center on Sept. 4 at 2:42 p.m. Elle Catherine weighed in at 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 19.5 inches long.
The mother is the former Lyn Dwyer.
Ed and Crystal Dwyer and John and Susan Lemerand, all of Escanaba, are Elle's grandparents.
MROCZKOWSKI - On Oct. 11 at 2:46 a.m., Brittany Mroczkowski of Bark River, welcomed a son, Roman Vincent, at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Roman weighed in at 6 pounds, 1 ounce, and measured 18.5 inches long.
He is Brittany's first child.
Vicky Blanc, Greg Blac and Marc Mroczkowski are the baby's grandparents.
Roman's great-grandparents are Linda and Hank Mroczkowski, Shirley Brock and Harry Brock.