Birth announcements for Saturday, March 6, 2010

Nathaniel William Gibbs

Betty and Terry Gibbs of Rock Falls are the parents of a son born at 8:44 a.m. on Jan. 19, 2010, at Rockford Memorial Hospital.

Nathaniel William Gibbs weighed 5 pounds, 3 ounces at birth and was 18 inches in length.

Maternal grandmother is Olga Garcia of Rock Falls.

Paternal grandparents are Maxine Ashby of Sterling and William Gibbs of Victoria, Texas.

Blake Weston Steingraber

Jessi and Ben Steingraber of Dixon are the parents of a son born at 6:42 p.m. on Feb. 8, 2010, at KSB Hospital.

Blake Weston Steingraber weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces at birth and was 21 inches in length.

He is welcomed by Aidan, 6, and Tyler, 4.

Maternal grandparents are Ron and Jan West of Dixon.

Paternal grandparents are Paul and Deb Steingraber of Mount Morris.

Maternal great-grandmother is Mary Willey of Dixon.

Paternal great-grandparents are Tom and Joanne Schuster of Pomeroy, Wash.

Nevaeh Hope Williams

Angel Williams of Rock Falls is the mother of a daughter born at 8:16 a.m. on Feb. 9, 2010, at CGH Medical Center.

Nevaeh Hope Williams weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces at birth and was 20 inches in length.

Maternal grandparents are Paul and Karen Coyle and Dale Williams, all of Rock Falls.

Bennett David Johnson

Mandy and Joshua Johnson of Janesville, Wis., are the parents of a son born at 6:10 p.m. on Jan. 14, 2010, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Madison, Wis.

Bennett David Johnson weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces at birth and was 18.5 inches in length.

He is welcomed by Cora, 2.

Maternal grandparents are Jim and Carla Herbst of Milton, Wis.

Paternal grandparents are Anita Johnson of Sterling and Tom Johnson of Florida.

Emery Lynn Goshert

Alexandra Fiorini and Collin Goshert of Sterling are the parents of a daughter born at 7:32 p.m. on Feb. 9, 2010, at CGH Medical Center.

Emery Lynn Goshert weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces at birth and was 21.5 inches in length.

Maternal grandparents are Rebecca Scott of Princeton and Trent Fiorini of Sterling.

Paternal grandparents are Vickie and Donald Goshert of Sterling.

Maternal great-grandparents are Jack Scott of Princeton and Joe and Marge Fiorini of Sterling.

Paternal great-grandmothers are Helen Warren and Marge Goshert, both of Sterling.

Jack Allen Oester

Brian and Amy Oester of Princeton are the parents of a son born at 8:36 a.m. on Jan. 29, 2010, at OSF St. Francis Hospital, Peoria.

Jack Allen Oester weighed 6 pounds, 7.7 ounces at birth and was 20.5 inches in length.

He is welcomed by Sophia, 3.

Maternal grandparents are Clarence and Marilyn Blaine of Sublette.

Paternal grandparents are James and Colleen Oester of Amboy.

Maternal great-grandmother is Alberta Spohn of Ohio.

Paternal great-grandmother is JoAnn Finn of Harmon.


Paulina Lee Olalde

Alicia and Cory Olalde of Rock Falls are the parents of a daughter born at 1:19 a.m. on Feb. 10, 2010, at CGH Medical Center.

Paulina Lee Olalde weighed 9 pounds at birth and was 22 inches in length.

She is welcomed by Joniaya Olalde, 11, Joseph Bell, 9, and Alexis Ellis, 7.

Maternal grandparents are Carol Inman of Sterling and Brian Bell of Lafayette, La.

Paternal grandparents are Pete and Genie Olalde of Sterling.

Maternal great-grandparents are Irene and Lester Wagner of Sterling.

Alexis Sue Lengfelder

Sarah Andrzejewski and Jacob Lengfelder of Rock Falls are the parents of a daughter born at 9:14 a.m. on Feb. 9, 2010, at CGH Medical Center.

Alexis Sue Lengfelder weighed 4 pounds, 7 ounces at birth and was 17 inches in length.

Maternal grandparents are Megan Grinnen of Rock Falls and Cheryl and Bob Farwell of Sterling.

Paternal grandparents are Jeff and Sue Lengfelder of Sterling.

Paternal great-grandparents are Midge Murphy of Rock Falls and Bud Lengfelder of Peoria, Ariz.


Gabriel Aaron Shaward

Misty and Aaron Shaward of Sterling are the parents of a son born at 7:54 a.m. on Feb. 11, 2010, at CGH Medical Center.

Gabriel Aaron Shaward weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces at birth and was 22 inches in length.

He is welcomed by Josephine Shaward, 9, Ethan Shaward, 8, Cheyanne Wiemuth, 6, Jayden Wiemuth, 5, and Mattie Shaward, 15.

Maternal grandparents are Mary Clements and Jack Clements, both of Clinton, Wis..

Paternal grandmother is Mary Ann Shaward of Sterling.


Travonn Amarie Walker

Tara Walker of Sterling is the mother of a son born at 1:58 a.m. on Feb. 11, 2010, at CGH Medical Center.

Travonn Amarie Walker weighed 5 pounds, 13 ounces at birth and was 19.5 inches in length.

Maternal grandparents are Pam and Jeff Silva and James Walker, all of Sterling.

Maternal great-grandmother is Geralda Mayberry of Sterling.


Casen Jeffrey Grobe

Jen and Jason Grobe of Polo are the parents of a son born at 10:39 p.m. on Feb. 11, 2010, at KSB Hospital.

Casen Jeffrey Grobe weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces at birth and was 20 inches in length.

He is welcomed by Courtney, 4, and Carlee, 2.

Maternal grandparents are Mike and Lisa Cheeseman of Milledgeville.

Paternal grandparents are Kelly Smith and Jett Grobe and Jenny Yocum, all of Polo.

Maternal great-grandparents are Rollie and Wilma Stewart and Shirley Cheeseman, all of Milledgeville.

Paternal great-grandparents are John and Jackie Cavanaugh of Polo.


Maddox William Killian

Crystal and Travis Killian of Rock Falls are the parents of a son born at 8:09 a.m. on Feb. 12, 2010, at KSB Hospital.

Maddox William Killian weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces at birth and was 20 inches in length.

Maternal grandparents are James and Jo Ann Mull of Dixon.

Paternal grandparents are Bill and Deb Killian and Marty and Janda Henkel, all of Dixon.

Paternal great-grandmothers are Marge Hicks of Rock Falls and Caroline Killian of Dixon.


Hannah Lynelle Roggy

Mandi Roggy and Christopher Ramirez of Morrison are the parents of a daughter born at 2:42 p.m. on Feb. 11, 2010, at CGH Medical Center.

Hannah Lynelle Roggy weighed 9 pounds, 13 ounces at birth and was 23 inches in length.

She is welcomed by Jayna Ramirez, 14, Christopher Ramirez Jr., 12, Danika Habben, 12, and Emily Roggy, 2.

Maternal grandparents are Larry and Jan Roggy of Morrison.

Paternal grandparents are Alan and Linda Anschutz of Sterling.

Paternal great-grandparents are Kenneth and Marge Jay of Sterling and Irene Ramirez of Rock Falls.


Conner Jesse Anthony Pretzsch

Brittney Pretzsch of Mount Morris is the mother of a son born at 5:34 a.m. on Feb. 13, 2010, at KSB Hospital.

Conner Jesse Anthony Pretzsch weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces at birth and was 20.5 inches in length.

He is welcomed by Kloie Pretzsch, 2.

Maternal grandparents are Vonda Pretzsch of Mount Morris and Dave Pretzsch of Franklin Grove.

Maternal great-grandparents are Hannah and Bob Kump of Mount Morris, Clifford Gilbert Sr. of Oregon, Lloyd and Mary Pretzsch of Franklin Grove, and Joan Pretzsch of Ashton.


Malachi Nathaniel Lee Williams

Jennifer Bowman and Justin Williams of Sterling are the parents of a son born at 10:39 a.m. on Feb. 15, 2010, at KSB Hospital.

Malachi Nathaniel Lee Williams weighed 9 pounds, 4 ounces at birth and was 21.5 inches in length.

He is welcomed by Jisela Lynn, 7, Caenan Michael, 3, Morgan Elizabeth, 7, and Sienna Grace, 1.

Maternal grandparents are Kathy and John Bowman of Sterling.

Paternal grandparents are Sally and Sherman Hopkins of Sterling.

Maternal great-grandparents are Gene and Adrienne Sanders and Mary Lynn Bowman, all of Sterling.


Colton Jacob Whitcher

Joda Meyer and Brad Whitcher of Sterling are the parents of a son born at 8:13 a.m. on Feb. 16, 2010, at CGH Medical Center.

Colton Jacob Whitcher weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce at birth and was 21 inches in length.

He is welcomed by Madison Meyer, 7, and Larissa Meyer, 5.

Maternal grandparents are Dan and Lois Reed of Kalona, Iowa.

Paternal grandparents are Everett Whitcher and Rena Whitcher, both of Kewanee.

Paternal great-grandparents are Everett and Donna Whitcher and Bruce Dunn, all of Kewanee.


Zoey Renae and Lily Marie Bode

Kendra Promenschenkel and Brian Bode of Prophetstown are the parents of twin daughters, born at 12:18 p.m. and 12:20 p.m., respectively, at Mercy Medical Center, Clinton, Iowa.

Zoey Renae Bode weighed 4 pounds, 10 ounces at birth and was 17.5 inches in length.

Lily Marie Bode weighed 5 pounds, 6 ounces at birth and was 19 inches in length.

They are welcomed by Jonas Atherthon, 3, and Noah Atherton, 2.

Maternal grandparents are Nancy and Larry Cook of Prophetstown and Amy and Nick Promenschenkel of Savanna.

Paternal grandparents are Vera Bode of Prophetstown, Ray Bode of Erie, and Dennis Douglas Jr. of Dubuque, Iowa.

Maternal great-grandmother is Joyce Cole of Tampico.

Paternal great-grandparents are Arlene Kallenbach of Prophetstown and Dennis Douglas Sr. of Clinton, Iowa.


Elliot Mydrick Yaklich

Tricia and Matthew Yaklich of Rock Falls are the parents of a son born at 2:13 a.m. on Feb. 15, 2010, at CGH Medical Center.

Elliot Mydrick Yaklich weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces at birth and was 22 inches in length.

He is welcomed by Kyleigh Glazier, 9, and Brenden Yaklich, 1.

Maternal grandparents are Sheryl Bosacki of Morrison and Richard Bosacki of Chadwick.

Paternal grandparents are Kathy and Frank Yaklich of Rock Falls.

Maternal great-grandparents are Mylon Walker of New Bern, N.C., Jerome Wagner of Martin, Tenn., and Marie Bosacki of Chicago.

Paternal great-grandmothers are Clara Dobbeke of Deer Grove and Bernadine Yaklich of Yorktown.

Gracie Raylynn Byrd

Tammy and Jamie Byrd of Rock Falls are the parents of a daughter born at 3:40 a.m. on Feb. 9, 2010, at CGH Medical Center.

Gracie Raylynn Byrd weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces at birth and was 21 inches in length.

Maternal grandparents are Patricia and Jerry Rimmer of Rock Falls.

Paternal grandparents are Ronnie and Linda Vaughn and Steve Byrd, all of Rock Falls.

Paternal great-grandmother is Carol Rose of Rock Falls.

Information sought

The birth announcement for Korbin John Cooksey cannot be printed without additional information and the editorial department has been unable to reach the submitter. If those who submitted it could call 800-798-4085, ext. 501, it would be appreciated.