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Births Announced

Published: Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 2:10 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 2:13 p.m. CDT

Grams: Kenneth and Angelica (Perez) Grams of Princeton are the parents of a daughter, Marie Clara, born Jan. 24 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and measured 19 1/2 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Pedro Perez and Eugenia Vega of Barranquilla, Columbia. Paternal grandparents are Robert Grams and Jennifer Chancey of San Antonio, Texas.

Cruse: Dave and Shanna (Rossler) Cruse of Princeton are the parents of a son, Jaxon Lee, born Jan. 29 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. He weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces, and measured 21 inches in length. He was welcomed home by one sister, Marissa, 4. Maternal grandparents are Pam Anson of Princeton, and Kevin and Pam Rossler of Malden. Paternal grandparents are Mona Cruse of Princeton and the late Jerry Cruse. Great-grandparents are Larry and Janice Neff of Bradford, and John and Vera Peterson of Shannon.

Hanlon: Joel and Katie (Swinford) Hanlon of Cincinnati, Ohio, are the parents of a son, Lucas Ford, born Jan. 17 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. He weighed 10 pounds, 1.6 ounces, and measured 22 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Lani and Randy Swinford of Princeton. Paternal grandparents are Nancy and Jim Hanlon of Elkhardt Lake, Wis. Maternal great-grandparents are Betty and Max Swinford of Bonita Springs, Fla.

Shan: Austin Shan and Nicole Bland of Spring Valley are the parents of a son born Feb. 5 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

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