Birth announcements for Saturday, Sept. 8, 2012
Ayden Thunder Grgula
Amber Knopp and Robert Grgula of Dixon are the parents of a son born at 3:14 a.m. Aug. 28, 2012, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.
Ayden Thunder Grgula weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces at birth and was 21 inches in length.
He is welcomed by Robert Grgula Jr., 11, Natalie Grgula, 11, Alivya Knopp, 9, and Kiyonna Howell, 6.
Maternal grandmother is Colleen Hoffman of Rochelle.
Paternal grandmother is Pattie Grgula of Chicago Heights.
Brantley James Welch
Brittany and Jordan Welch of Shannon are the parents of a son born at 5:34 p.m. Aug. 28, 2012, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Brantley James Welch weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces at birth and was 21 inches in length.
He is welcomed by Emma Welch, 2.
Maternal grandparents are Ron and Jill Sligar of Shannon.
Paternal grandparents are Kevin and Rena Welch of Lanark.
Maternal great-grandparents are Marlene Scalzo of Northbrook, Angelo Scalzo of Las Vegas, Eileen Bugaren of Wheaton and Bill Sligar of Shannon.
Paternal great-grandparents are Jack and Karen Welch of Lanark.
Bethany Marie Ellis
Heather Jacob and Tristan “Chains” Ellis of Sterling are the parents of a daughter born at 9:22 a.m. July 22, 2012, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Bethany Marie Ellis weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces at birth and was 21 inches in length.
She is welcomed by Alex, 10, and Austin, 4.
Maternal grandparents are Whitney Gerrity of Rock Falls and Stacy Merrill of Sterling.
Paternal grandparents are Debra Thomas and Johnny Ellis, both of Rockford.
Maternal great-grandmother is Karren Hefflin of Rock Falls.
Paternal great-grandparents are Jo-Anna Thomas and Jesse Ellis, both of Rockford.
Isaac Michael Green
Nicole and Derek Green of Sterling are the parents of a son born at 11:47 a.m. Aug. 3, 2012, at SwedishAmerican Hospital in Rockford.
Isaac Michael Green weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces at birth and was 20 inches in length.
He is welcomed by Isabel Marie Green and Ella Christine Green, both 5.
Maternal grandparents are Larry and Mardi Ybarra of Sterling and the late Gloria Ybarra.
Paternal grandparents are Craig and Christy Green of Mendota and Diane Lindenmier of Warsaw, Ind.
Maternal great-grandparents are Jack and Marge Spoonmore of Quincy.
Paternal great-grandmother is Nancy Baird of Peru.
Jaxson Charles Ullrich
Candace and James Ullrich of Rock Falls are the parents of a son born at 6:34 p.m. Aug. 27, 2012, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Jaxson Charles Ullrich weighed 9 pounds, 7 ounces at birth and was 23 inches in length.
He is welcomed by Chase Ullrich, 7, Tucker Ullrich, 3, and Kylee Ullrich, 3.
Maternal grandparents are Stan Emmert and Sandra Emmert, both of Morrison.
Paternal grandparents are Harold and Peg Ullrich of Amboy and Carla Williamson of Loretto.
Maternal great-grandparents are Jack Williamson and Becky Williamson, both of Rock Falls.
Kaylee Christine Jamison
Terri and Brent Jamison of Walnut are the parents of a daughter born at 9:49 a.m. Aug. 25, 2012, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Kaylee Christine Jamison weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces at birth and was 19.5 inches in length.
She is welcomed by Abigail Jamison, 4.
Maternal grandparents are Terry and Lorraine Franklin of Sheffield.
Paternal grandparents are Randy and Andrea Jamison of Walnut.
Paternal great-grandparents are Bill Jamison of Walnut and Sandy Jamison of Peru.
The birth announcements for Aalaysia Monay Woods, Rayden Alexander Schultheis, Elliott Christopher Wahl and RyAnne J’nae Engelkens, cannot be printed without additional information. The editorial department has been unable to reach the submitters. If those who submitted them could call 800-798-4085, ext. 501, it would be appreciated.