Birth announcements for Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014
Sincere Lee Simmons
Amber McCloud and Matt Simmons of Sterling are the parents of a son born at 4:20 p.m. Dec. 26, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Sincere Lee Simmons weighed 2 pounds, 8 ounces at birth and was 14.5 inches in length,
Maternal grandparents are Judy and Todd McCloud of Sterling.
Paternal grandmother is Marcia Simmons of Sterling.
Maternal great-grandparents are Johnnie Standard and Cecil Park, Anna Cheshier, and Shirley McCloud, all of Sterling.
Paternal great-grandmother is Phyllis Simpkins of Sterling.
Cruz Joseph Fisher
Olivia and Joseph Fisher of Sterling are the parents of a son born at 3:14 p.m. Dec. 26, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Cruz Joseph Fisher weighed 8 pounds, 3 ounces at birth and was 22 inches in length.
He is welcomed by Claey Verstraete, 13, Karlie Verstraete, 11, and Kiralyn Fisher, 5.
Jase Garfield Williams
Sara Haag and Anthony Williams of Sterling are the parents of a son born at 1:36 a.m. Dec. 28, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Jase Garfield Williams weighed 9 pounds, 9 ounces at birth and was 23 inches in length.
He is welcomed by Nicolas Allison, 12.
Maternal grandparents are Nikki and Victor Jomant of Sterling and Dennis and Joni Haag of Rock Falls.
Paternal grandmother is Joy Williams of Prophetstown.
Maternal great-grandparents are Bonnie Kunde and Donald and Roberta Haag, all of Sterling.
Paternal great-grandmother is Joyce Lauritzen of Tampico.
Sean Jakob Kraft
Heather and Benjamin Kraft of Dixon are the parents of a son born at 11:52 a.m. Dec. 21, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Sean Jakob Kraft weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces at birth and was 20 inches in length.
He is welcomed by Faith, 3, Brayden, 2, and Hunter, 1.
Maternal grandparent is Connie Noble of Amboy.
Paternal grandparents are Greg and Ginnie Kraft of Dixon.
Paternal great-grandparents are Elsie and Everett Kraft of Dixon and Roy and Louise Kraft of Hot Springs, Ark.
Madelyn June Miller
Jill and Ryan Miller of Bloomington are the parents of a daughter born at 3:56 p.m. Dec. 16, 2013, at OSF Saint Joseph Medical Center in Bloomington.
Madelyn June Miller weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces at birth and was 21 inches in length.
Maternal grandparents are Jon and Joyce Scholl of Cooksville.
Paternal grandparents are Rory and Kathy Miller of Amboy.
Maternal great-grandparents are Delbert and Hulone Scheider of Freeport.
Paternal great-grandmother is Yvonne Eccles of Dixon.
Brooklynn Ann Grabowski
Marti and Jeffrey Grabowski of Plainfield are the parents of a daughter born at 12:42 p.m. Dec. 13, 2013, at Edwards Hospital in Naperville.
Brooklynn Ann Grabowski weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces at birth and was 19.2 inches in length.
She is welcomed by Miranda Grabowski, 8.
Maternal grandparents are Terry and Cheryl Wolford of Dixon.
Paternal grandparents are Ross Grabowski of Downers Grove and Joe and Marie Grabowski of Naperville.
Blake Laurence Miller
Rebecca Dodd and Justin Miller of Dixon are the parents of a son born at 8:01 a.m. Dec. 20, 2013, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.
Blake Laurence Miller weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce at birth and was 21.5 inches in length.
Maternal grandparents are Karen and Jack Harding of Rochelle.
Paternal grandparents are Wendy and Gerald Meyer of Rock Falls.
Maternal great-grandparents are Fred and Ethel Weydert of Leesburg, Fla.
Paternal great-grandparents are Barbera and Laurence Sullivan of Rock Falls.
The birth announcement for Julius Armando Reyes cannot be printed without additional information. 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.