Cooper: Ronald and Marie (Peppers) Cooper of Wyanet are the parents of a daughter born Sept. 21 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.
Duffield: Josh and Melissa (Wolf) Duffield are the parents of a son born Sept. 20 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.
Fritz: Joe and Juliann (Johnson) Fritz of Wyanet are the parents of a son, Brantly Thomas, born Sept. 19 at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton. He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 22 1/2 inches in length. He was welcomed home by two siblings, Ethan, 10, and Hannah, 4. Maternal grandparents are Greg and Debbie Johnson of Wyanet, and Susan Johnson of Princeton. Paternal grandparents are Marv and Ann Fritz of East Moline.
Kunkel: Justin Kunkel and Erica Robeza of Dalzell are the parents of a son, Thomas Lee, born Sept. 21 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. He was welcomed home by four brothers, Andrew, 13, Zachary, 10, Dominick, 9, and Trent, 3. Maternal grandparents are Mack and Denise Robeza of Spring Valley. Paternal grandparents are Kevin and Becky Kunkel of Granville. Great-grandparents are Eugene and Joan Kunkel of Granville and Dennis Foley of Peru.
Nyman: Brandon and Nicole (Deutscher) Nyman of Princeton are the parents of a son, Sawyer Anthony, born Aug. 13 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 21 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Donnie Wielgopolan of Ransom, and Mark and Tonia Deutscher of Saunemin. Paternal grandparents are Todd and Diane Nyman of Dover. Great-grandparents are Linda Deutscher of Dwight, Vivian Lind of Princeton, and John and Patricia Noveselac of Auburn, Calif.
Thompson: Sam and Tara (Rickey) Thompson of Princeton are the parents of a son, Chandler, born Sept. 24 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 21 inches in length. He was welcomed home by a brother, Braden, 21 months.