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Births Announced

Published: Friday, Oct. 12, 2012 3:53 p.m. CST

Grieff: Eli and Emily (McGhee) Grieff of Phoenix, Ariz. are the parents of a daughter, Eleanor (Ella) Rose, born Sept. 15 at Scottsdale Healthcare Shea Medical Center in Scottsdale, Ariz. She weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces, and measured 21 inches in length. She was welcomed home by one sister, Eva, 2. Maternal grandparents are Laurie McGhee of McHenry and Jim McGhee of Long Grove. Paternal grandparents are Jeff and Mary Grieff of Princeton. Great-grandparents are Walt and Rosemary Forsyth of Cary, Warren and Connie McGhee of Stillman Valley, Barbara Bradford of Lakewood and Richard Falck of Gainesville, Ill.

Thompson: Kyle Thompson and Sydney Higgerson of Cherry are the parents of a son born Oct. 5 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

Yelverton: Chris and Michelle (Huffstodt) Yelverton of Princeton are the parents of a son born Oct. 4 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

Guerrero: Jeremy and Donielle (Jeffery) Guerrero of Wyanet are the parents of a daughter born Oct. 4 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

Thomas: James Thomas and Jennifer Cain of Bureau are the parents of a daughter, Reigh, born Oct. 1 at St. Margaret's Hospital in Spring Valley. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces, and measured 17 1/2 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Pat and Randy Hassler of Tiskilwa and Rose and Brent Cain of Princeton. Paternal grandparents are Mildred and Lee Sidebottom of Tiskilwa.

Buettner: Ryan and Brittany (Morrasy) Buettner of Granville are the parents of a son, Lucas Nathaniel, born Sept. 19 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and measured 20 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are David and Tracy Morrasy of McNabb. Paternal grandparents are Ron and Wanda Buettner of Cherry. Great-grandparents are Mary Lou Layton of Princeton and Florence Buettner of Mendota.

Jones: Michael Jones and Lindsay Ingle of Kewanee are the parents of a daughter, Aria Jayde, born Oct. 8 at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces, and measured 19 1/2 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Julie Ingle and Leonard Ingle. Paternal grandparent is Melody Jones.

Forristall: Matt and Courtney (Conner) Forristall of Ohio are the parents of a son, Levi Jerome, born Sept. 11 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces, and measured 19 inches in length. He was welcomed home by one brother, Luke, 16 months. Maternal grandparents are Jerry and Terri Conner of Ohio. Paternal grandparents are Steve Forristall of Ohio and Diane Forristall of Creston. Great-grandparents are Rip and Mary Conner of Ohio, Ray Schultz of LaMoille, John and Bea Cruise and Ruth Forristall, all of Ohio.

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