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Births Announced

Published: Friday, May 31, 2013 2:41 p.m. CDT • Updated: Friday, May 31, 2013 2:43 p.m. CDT

Barley: Kevin Barley and Katie Koser of Walnut are the parents of a son, Caleb Lee, born May 17 at CGH Medical Center in Sterling. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and measured 23 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Steve and Jenny Koser of Walnut. Paternal grandparents are Jerry and Robyn Orgers of Robertsdale, Ala. Great-grandparents are Sue Peterson of Walnut, and Gary and Linda Koser of Harmon, Ill.

Endress: Ben and Katie (Slutz) Endress of rural Buda are the parents of a daughter, Ellie Caroline, born May 23 at Proctor Hospital in Peoria. She weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces, and measured 20 inches in length. She was welcomed home by seven siblings, Corbin, 14, Marissa, 12, Maria, 10, Mallory, 8, Elijah, 7, Libby, 4, and Aubrey, 2. Maternal grandparents are Dick and Marilyn Slutz of Hopewell. Paternal grandparents are Larry and Becky Endress of rural Buda. Great-grandparents are Ivy Rae Slutz of Peoria, Gene Maurer of Peoria and Mildred Endress of Eureka.

Fountain: Aaron Fountain and Patricia (Poe) Brown of Henry are the parents of a daughter, Karleigh Ann, born May 24 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. She weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces, and measured 21 inches in length. Maternal grandparent is Carlean Isaac. Paternal grandparents are Barb and Mark Hayes.

Hand: Nicholas Hand and Jenna Regal of Princeton are the parents of a son, Logan James, born May 28 at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton. He weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces, and measured 19 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Barb Dickens and Jerry Regal of Princeton. Paternal grandparents are Pamela and James Hand of Princeton.

Manrriquez: Xander Manrriquez and Alexia VonPerbandt of LaSalle are the parents of a daughter, Kaelyn Armani, born May 23. She weighed 7 pounds and measured 19 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Kim VonPerbandt of Ottawa and Allen Louis of Davenport, Iowa. Paternal grandparents are Lynn Manrriquez of LaSalle and Mario Manrriquez of LaSalle. Great-grandparents are Janet Stiles of LaSalle, Patricia VonPerbandt of Ottawa, Esther Manrriquez of Streator and Vivian Jones of Davenport, Iowa.

Mershon: Kipp Mershon and Ashley Lauritzen of Mineral are the parents of a daughter born May 23 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

Ossola: Adam and Amy (Schmollinger) Ossola of Spring Valley are the parents of a daughter born May 25 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

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