BELCHER - Tyler Belcher and Chrissy Hayward of West Olive, Mich., welcomed their son, Rian Michael Belcher, at 7:43 a.m. on May 18. Baby Rian was delivered at Holland Hospital weighing 8 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 20.5 inches long.
The infant's grandparents include Mike (Sandy) Hayward of Hermansville, Kim (Al) Lantagne of Escanaba, and the late Judy Belcher.
HOULE - Liam Charles is the name chosen for the newborn son of Jared Houle and Dana Kralovetz of Escanaba. Liam was born May 6 at 12:30 a.m. He weighed 9 pounds and measured 20 inches in length when delivered at OSF St. Francis Hospital.
He joins a 10-year-old sister, Jersie Rae, at home.
LuAnn and Randy Kralovetz of Escanaba are the baby's maternal grandparents. John and Lori Houle of Escanaba are the paternal grandparents.
Great-grandparents are Gail Houle, Louise Legault, and Jean Kravlovetz, all of Escanaba.
PUSZCZEWICZ - Newborn Grant Robert was delivered at OSF St. Francis Hospital May 9 at 8:45 a.m. Grant is the son of Kevin and Angie (Vardigan) Puszczewicz of Escanaba. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long at birth.
His sister, Brynn, welcomed Baby Grant into the family.
The baby's grandparents are Bob and the late Tammy Vardigan of Escanaba, and Ed and Carol Puszczewicz of Temperance, Mich.
Great-grandparents are Donna Belanger and Paul and Ora Vardigan, all of Escanaba.
PREY - Bradley and Alison (Smith) Prey of Manitowoc, Wis., welcomed their second child, a baby boy named Tanner Matthew Joseph. Born at Holy Family Memorial on April 15, Tanner weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces, and was 20 inches long.
The baby joins sister Brenna at home.
Grandparents are Matt Smith Jr. and Mary Smith, and Carey and Sharon Prey. All reside in Escanaba.
Great-grandparents are Arlene Smith, Virginia Noblet and Gladys Bittner, also of Escanaba.