Birth

Kayleen Helen

KLEIN — David and Nicole (Betters) Klein of Harris announce the birth of their second daughter. Kayleen Helen was born on July 4 at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 10:36 a.m. weighing 6 pounds 8 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth. Kayleen joins big sister Jenevieve at home. ...

Alora Jane

GASMAN — Tony and Taylor (Johnson) Gasman of Appleton, Wis. celebrated the birth of their first child, a daughter, Alora Jane. Alora weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 inches long. Grandparents are Kris and Mike Gasman of Freedom, Wis. and Dee and Brad Gregorius of Appleton, Wis. Alora is ...

Brantley Nicholas

PINAR — A baby boy, Brantley Nicholas, was born June 20 to Nicholas and Traci (Brunette) Pinar of Escanaba. The baby was delivered at 8:29 a.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 2.3 ounces and was 20 inches long. Brantley joins his big sister Trista at home. Brantley’s ...

Levi Axel Blau

BLAU — Dr. Kyle Blau and Crystal (Pirlot) Blau of Marquette welcomed their third child and second son June 1 at 9:09 a.m. Delivered at home, Levi Axel Blau weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 20 3/4 inches long. Levi is preceded in birth by big brother Alan, 3, and younger sister ...

Leighton Delta Rae

BENDER-CAPON — Eli Bender and Rachel Capon of Victoria B.C., Canada, celebrated the birth of their first child, a daughter, Leighton Delta Rae Bender-Capon. The baby arrived at dawn on April 16 at Victoria General Hospital in Victoria, B.C. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces, and was 21 inches ...

Hunter David

BLAU — Eric and Ali (Black) Blau of Hortonville, Wis. welcomed their second child, a son, on May 3. Hunter David weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20.75 inches long. He joins his sister, Olivia, at home. Mark and Lisa Blau of Rapid River and Ken and Kim Black of Pentwater, Mich. are his ...

Jacinda Mona-Rose

ROBINSON — An infant girl, Jacinda Mona-Rose, was born to Brittany White of Escanaba on June 14 at OSF St. Francis Hospital. Jacinda arrived at 8:25 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 3.8 ounces and was 18 inches in length at birth. The baby’s grandparents are Michelle White and David White of ...

Ethan Jay

BROCK — A baby boy, Ethan Jay, was born May 24 to Robert Brock and Brittany Kipp of Escanaba. The baby was delivered at 9:49 a.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces, and was 20 inches long. Ethan joins sister Lilianah and brother Damien at home. Grandparents are ...

Kamryn Marie

GRAVELLE — Scott and Brittany (Blunt) Gravelle of Escanaba announce the birth of their daughter, Kamryn Marie, born May 12 at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 8:37 p.m. weighing 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 19 inches long at birth. Kamryn joins a sister at home. Robert Blunt and ...

Cecilia Jean

KRUEGER — John and Sheila (Hughes) Krueger of Escanaba announce the birth of their daughter, Cecilia Jean, born on April 11 at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 8:18 a.m. weighing 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 18 inches long at birth. Daniel and Lorraine Hughes and Scott Krueger, all of ...

Madelyn Ann

LAUREYS — Michael and Kenlyn (Farley) Laureys of Whitmore Lake welcomed a daughter, Madelyn Ann, born February 19 at Michigan Medicine Von Voigtlander Women’s Hospital. The baby weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces. Her grandparents are Jay and Lisa Farley of Spalding and Joe and Carol Laureys of ...

Maryl Elizabeth

THOMPSON — A baby girl, Maryl Elizabeth, was born May 28, to Tate and Marnell (Patrick) Thompson of Rock. The baby was delivered at 1:59 a.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches long. Her grandparents are Jeff and Cheryl Patrick of Rock and Charlie ...

Llewyn Virgil and Sullivan John

MATTSON — Samantha Schultz and Andrew Mattson announce the birth of their twin sons, Llewyn Virgil and ­Sullivan John Mattson. Llewyn, 6 pounds 9 ounces, and Sullivan, 6 pounds 12 ounces, were born May 2 at UPHS-Marquette. Their grandparents are John and Clara Schultz of Marquette and Tim ...

Rowan James

BOURDEAU — Escanaba residents James Bourdeau and Brittany Curtis welcomed a son, born at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital on May 8. Rowan James weighed in at 5 pounds, 13 ounces at birth. Pat and Denise Felter of Hermansville, and Amanda Anderson of Moorestown, Mich., and Jim Bourdeau of ...

Willow Mae

REED — Aron and Christina (Chouinard) Reed of Gladstone announce the birth of their daughter, Willow Mae, born on April 28 at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 4:29 p.m. weighing 6 pounds, 6.8 ounces and was 18 inches long at birth. Willow joins two siblings in the family. Don and ...

Emmit Charles

PRIEBE — Gladstone residents Zachary Priebe and Caitlyn Fishell welcomed a son, born at OSF St. Francis Hospital on April, 24 at 8:13 a.m. Emmit Charles weighed in at 5 pounds, 15.7 ounces, and was 18.5 inches long at birth. The baby joins brother Rian in the family. Dan and Kelly Fishell ...

Owen John

MOORE — A baby boy, Owen John, was born April 5 to Gary and Maggie (Closs) Moore of Rapid River. The baby was delivered at 12:22 p.m. at OSF St. Francis Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 2.9 ounces, and was 20.5 inches long. Owen joins his brother George at home. Grandparents are Terry and ...

Scarlett Hanna

POKLADOWSKI — Brian Pokladowski and Jennifer Masinter of Oak Park, Mich. announce the birth of their daughter, Scarlett Hanna, born on Nov. 14, 2018 at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Mich. She arrived at 10:23 a.m. weighing 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 21 inches long. Scarlett joins big ...

Fallon River

MASON — Jeremy and Tosha (Doyen) Mason of Gladstone announce the birth of their daughter, Fallon River, born on April 12 at OSF St. Francis Hospital. She arrived at 8:06 p.m. weighing 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 18.5 inches long at birth. Fallon joins Sailor, 5; Presley, 4; and Gunner, 2, ...

Kennedy Lyn

PIEIPPO — An infant girl, Kennedy Lyn, was born to Teddy Peippo and Kacie Peterson of Escanaba on May 1 at Dickinson County Memorial Hospital in Iron Mountain. Kennedy was 7 pounds, 2 ounces at birth.