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Births

Births Announced

Dixon: Samuel Dixon and Courtney Johnson of LaSalle are the parents of a daughter, Lennox Jayne, born May 12 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 19 inches in length. She was welcomed him by brother, Maddox, 20 months, and sister Ryleigh, 7. Maternal grandparents are Brian and Karla Szczygiel of Ottawa and Chris Johnson of Marseiles. Paternal grandparents are Greg and Renee Holloway of LaSalle.

Milus: Zach and Heather (Huffaker) Milus of Peru are the parents of a son, Morrison James, born May 7 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. He weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 20 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Jack and Linda Huffaker. Paternal grandparents are Dave and Lori Milus. Great-grandparents are Gerry Loucks and Betty Hurst.

Pinter: Zachary Pinter and Elizabeth Swiskoski of Tonica are the parents of twin daughters, Alayna and Lydia, born May 8 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. Alayna weighed 5 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 18 inches in length. Lydia weighed 5 pounds, 1 ounce and measured 18 1/2 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Raymond and Kathy Swiskoski of Oglesby. Paternal grandparents are Brian and Lynn Pinter of Arlington. Great-grandparents are Carlton and Darlene Vogt of Ladd.

Rios: Jeremy Rios and Tina Klahn are the parents of a son born May 9 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

Strader: Jared Strader and Danielle Frank of Princeton are the parents of a son, Lane Matthew, born May 1 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru. He weighed 9 pounds, 9 ounces and measured 21 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Mark and Gerri Frank of Princeton. Paternal grandparents are the late Denise Fowler of Sheffield and Jack Strader of Albia, Iowa. Great-grandparents are Leon and Jean Frank of Princeton, Arvilla Kuhn of Princeton and the late Charles Kuhn, and Joseph and Shirley Niedziela of Sheffield.

Whitmore: Chad and Jennifer (VanScoyoc) Whitmore of Saline, Mich., are the parents of a son, Cole William, born May 5 at Saint Joe Mercy Hospital in Ypsilanti, Mich. He weighed 6 pounds and 3 ounces. He was welcomed home by one brother, Noah, 2. Maternal grandparents are Bill VanScoyoc of Deshler, Ohio, and Cathy VanScoyoc of Bowling Green, Ohio. Paternal grandparents are James and Alanna Whitmore of Princeton.

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