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Births

Birth announcements for Saturday, Sept. 1, 2017

Emmett Benjamin Book

Kathy and Aaron Book of Dixon are the parents of a son born at 6:56 p.m. July 22, 2017, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.

Emmett Benjamin Book weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces at birth and was 19 inches in length.

Maternal grandparents are Nancy and Harold Barnes of Serena.

Paternal grandparents are Jim and Karla Book of Dixon.

Paternal great-grandfather is Don Book of Dixon.

Opal Rayne Anderson

Samantha and Seth Anderson are the parents of a daughter born at 3:02 p.m. Aug. 14, 2017, at KSB Hospital in Dixon.

Opal Rayne Anderson weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces at birth and was 20 inches in length.

She is welcomed by Jamison Anderson, 1.

Maternal grandparents are Cheri Nyberg of Sterling and Grant Gall of Nampa, Idaho.

Paternal grandparent is Jeri Miller of Prophetstown.

Deegan Jay Jones

Heather Dice and Sam Jones of Lyndon are the parents of a son born at 9:44 a.m. Aug. 17, 2017, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

Deegan Jay Jones weighed 5 pounds, 14 ounces at birth and was 19.5 inches in length.

He is welcomed by Jackson Reece Cain-Jones, 6, and Sam Elliot Jones Jr., 3.

Maternal grandparents are Karen Dice of Lyndon and Donald Dice of Vero Beach, Florida.

Paternal grandparents are Sam and Jeannie Jones of Lyndon.

Maternal great-grandparents are Vogi and Janet Kliven of Menifee, California, and Richard and Carol Ward of Lakeland, Florida.

Paternal great-grandfather is Bob Livingston of Prophetstown.

Aurora Sol Gomez

LindaRa and Alfredo Gomez of Rock Falls are the parents of a daughter born at 11 a.m. Aug. 20, 2017, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

Aurora Sol Gomez weighed 7 pounds, 13, ounces at birth and was 20 inches in length.

She is welcomed by Jose Gomez, 21, Makeo Gomez, 4, and Mandalay Gomez, 3.

Maternal grandparents are Ramon and Linda Menchaca of Rock Falls.

Paternal grandparents are Reginaldo and Lety Gomez of Sterling.

Royal Cassiel Ballotti

Santana Martinez and Mark A. Ballotti of Dixon are the parents of a son born at 1:53 p.m. Aug. 18, 2017, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

Royal Cassiel Ballotti weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces at birth and was 20 inches in length.

He is welcomed by Layla M. Ballotti, 6.

Maternal grandparents are Felicia Spotts-Helfrich of Mount Morris and Reynaldo Martinez of Sterling.

Paternal grandparents are Mark B. Balotti of Dixon and Laura H. Ballotti of Des Moines, Iowa.

Maternal great-grandfather is Harry Spotts Sr. of Dixon.

Paternal great-grandparents are Bert Dennison and Roberta Dennison, both of Knoxville, Iowa.

Piper Trinity Rogue Oldham

Megan Greul and Christopher Oldham of Rock Falls are the parents of a daughter born at 7:19 a.m. Aug. 19, 2017, at CGH Medical Center in Sterling.

Piper Trinity Rogue Oldham weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces at birth and was 19 inches in length.

She is welcomed by Emma Oldham, 11, Aurora Oldham, 9, Colton Greul, 8, Wyatt Greul, 5, Link Oldham, 2, and Trick Oldham, 1.

Maternal grandparents are Gloria Agnew of Erie and the late Terry Agnew.

Paternal grandparents are Stacee Wright of Las Vegas and Craig Oldham of Sterling.

Paternal great-grandparents are Lavone Oldham of Rock Falls and Marcella Shank of Nevada.

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