Birth announcements for Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013
Dexter William Edward Happ
Amanda and Kyle Happ of Des Moines, Iowa, are the parents of a son born at 10:55 a.m. Oct. 14, 2013, in Des Moines.
Dexter William Edward Happ weighed 8 pounds at birth and was 20 inches in length.
He is welcomed by Rand Alexander Happ, 1.
Maternal grandparents are Mary Ellen McNinch and Tim McNinch, both of Sterling.
Paternal grandparents are Judy Happ and Douglas Happ, both of Sterling.
Maternal great-grandmother is Marilyn McNinch of Sterling.
Gustav Thomas Ziegler
Amanda and Dale Ziegler of Olathe, Kan., are the parents of a son born at 7:17 a.m. Oct. 20, 2013, at Shawnee Mission Medical Center in Shawnee Mission, Kan.
Gustav Thomas Ziegler weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces at birth and was 20.5 inches in length.
He is welcomed by Mark Ziegler, 7.
Maternal grandparents are Joe and Pat Rosengren of Rock Falls.
Paternal grandmother is Cherie Ziegler of Lenexa, Kan.
Maternal great-grandparents are Don and Marlyn Rosengren of Rock Falls.
Emma Tiffany Huffman
Larry and Kelley Huffman of Paragould, Ark., are the parents of a daughter born at 1:07 p.m. Oct. 25, 2013, at St. Bernard’s Hospital Birthcare Center in Jonesboro, Ark.
Emma Tiffany Huffman weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces at birth, and was 20.5 inches in length.
She is welcomed by Noah, 10, Jacob, 6, and Alexander, 4.
Maternal grandparents are Loren Risker of Sterling and Susan Risker of Paragould, Ark.
Paternal grandparents are Larry Huffman Sr. of Corning, Ark., and the late Connie Sprouse.
Maternal great-grandparents are Art and Marian Risker of Tracy, Mo.
Paternal great-grandfather is Leonard Sprouse of Oak Grove, Ark.
Edith Marie Saunders
Danelle and Brandon Saunders of Milledgeville are the parents of a daughter born at 4:43 p.m. Nov. 11, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Edith Marie Saunders weighed 10 pounds, 4 ounces at birth and was 21 inches in length.
She is welcomed by Parker Saunders, 4.
Maternal grandparents are Jim and Deb Daehler of Chadwick and Jerry and Jeanne Moshure of Camanche, Iowa.
Paternal grandparents are Bob and Margaret Bowers of Forreston and Derwin and Diane Saunders of Nixa, Mo.
Maternal great-grandparents are Joyce Daehler of Chadwick, Bruce Groharing of Thomson, and David and Bonnie Nash of Kewanee.
Paternal great-grandparents are Harlem and Picky Horton of Polo and Lorraine Bowers of Dixon.
Nicole Dawn Heather
Dianna Dale and Timothy Heather of Rock Falls are the parents of a daughter born at 7:51 a.m. Nov. 11, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Nicole Dawn Heather weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces at birth and was 19.5 inches in length.
Everly Tanna Marie Becker
Nicole Perez and Matthew Becker of Dixon are the parents of a daughter born at 11:01 p.m. Nov. 14, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Everly Tanna Marie Becker weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces at birth and was 22.5 inches in length.
Maternal grandmother is Jesse Perez of Dixon.
Paternal grandparents are Craig and Tanna Becker of Savanna.
Ella Margaret Tornow
Sandra and Todd Tornow of Tampico are the parents of a daughter born at 12:31 p.m. Nov. 18, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Ella Margaret Tornow weighed 4 pounds, 13 ounces at birth and was 20 inches in length.
She is welcomed by Tyler Tornow, 26, Andrew Bower, 24, Cassandra Tornow, 22, and Madeline Tornow, 15.
Maternal grandparents are Mary and Ron Carboni of Tampico and Gary Owens of Arizona.
Paternal grandparents are Nancy Tornow and George Tornow, both of Tampico.
Declan Holt Nerad
Sharah Nerad of Dixon is the mother of a son born at 1:45 a.m. Oct. 9, 2013, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.
Declan Holt Nerad weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces at birth and was 21.5 inches in length.
Maternal grandparents are Milan and Sharon Nerad of Freeport.
Maternal great-grandmother is Mary Ann Land of Freeport.
The birth announcement for Summer Marie Nantz, Akiera Woods and Kaitlyn Renaé Lee Pageloff 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.