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Births Announced

Published: Friday, March 8, 2013 1:00 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, March 8, 2013 1:03 p.m. CDT

Vowels: Robert Charles Vowels II and Cassandra LeAnne Bryner of Tiskilwa are the parents of a son, Robert Charles III, born Feb. 28 at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces, and measured 20 1/4 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Eric Bryner of Erie and Caroline King of Princeton. Paternal grandparent is Vivian Vowels of Tiskilwa.

Hildebrand: Jason and Sara (Bass) Hildebrand of rural Princeton are the parents of a daughter, Madilyn Gwen, born Feb. 22 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru. She weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces, and measured 20 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Mary Bass of Walnut and the late Wally Bass. Paternal grandparents are Don and Linda Hildebrand of rural LaMoille. Madilyn was born on her paternal great-grandmother’s 90th birthday, Barbara Muffley of Rock Island.

Olson: Craig and Nicole (Huettemann) Olson of Seatonville are the parents of a son, Drake Alan, born March 1 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. He weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, and measured 19 inches in length. He was welcomed home by one brother, Gage, 2.

Facemire: Brittney O’Toole of Walnut and Corey Facemire of Walnut are the parents of a daughter, Kaurie Alyce, born Feb. 11 at KSB Hospital in Dixon. She weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and measured 21 inches in length. Maternal grandparent is Christina O’Toole of Walnut. Paternal grandparents are Chris and Kathy Facemire of Columbus, Ind. Great-grandfather is Donald Vanous of Peoria.

Doty: Brad and Jenna (Heiser) Doty of Walnut are the parents of a son, Briggs Bradley, born Feb. 11 at Hammond Henry Hospital in Geneseo. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and measured 20 inches in length. He was welcomed home by one sister, Brynley, 3. Maternal grandparents are Jim and Camie Heiser of Kewanee. Paternal grandparents are Bill and Carolyn Doty of Manlius.

Frund: Jacob and Monica (Zemanek) Frund of Granville are the parents of a son, Hans Gabriel, born Feb. 28 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. He weighed 8 pounds, 6 ounces, and measured 20 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Scott and Darla Zemanek of Granville. Paternal grandparents are Curt and Sue Frund of Ladd. Great-grandparents are Landy Flees of Standard, Vic and Dolly Zemanek of Oglesby, Phil DeArcos of Spring Valley, and Chuck and Carolyn Frund of Spring Valley.

Dybek: Christopher and Amanda (Haar) Dybek of Princeton are the parents of a son, Cole Edmund, born March 4 at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces, and measured 19 1/4 inches in length. He was welcomed home by two brothers, Jonathon, 7, and Brady, 4. Maternal grandparents are Gary and Nita Wyatt of Wyanet, and Richard and Candace Haar of McNabb. Paternal grandparents are Patricia Dybek of Oak Lawn and the late Dennis Dybek.

Smith: Zachary and Elizabeth “Betsy” (Charbonneau) Smith of Yorkville are the parents of a son, Kane Matthew, born Feb. 11 at Rush-Copley Medical Center in Aurora. He weighed 6 pounds, 10 ounces, and measured 19 3/4 inches in length. He was welcomed home by one sister, Evelyn, 2. Maternal grandparents are Terry and Nancy Charbonneau of Princeton. Paternal grandparents are Ron and Kathy Smith of Princeton. Great-grandparents are Albert and Marna Kline of Elkhart, Ind., Phyllis Bickett of Princeton and Virginia Smith of Malden.

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