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Births Announced

Caleb Alexander Johnson

Clay and Stephanie (Mair) Johnson of Lincoln, Ill., are the parents of a son, Caleb Alexander, born June 15 at Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital in Lincoln. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 20 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Rich and Vicki Mair of Princeton. Paternal grandparents are Robert and Myra Johnson of Calvert City, Ky.

Marceline Desmarais

Stacy Mayers and Chris Desmarais of Spring Valley are the parents of a daughter, Marceline, born June 27 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. She weighed 6 pounds, 8 ounces and measured 18.5 inches in length. She was welcomed home by two sisters, Aurora and Hadley. Maternal grandparents are Marylynn and James Mayers of McNabb. Paternal grandparent is Donna Desmarais of New Hampshire.


Aaron and Samantha Engel are the parents of a daughter born June 29 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

Ryleigh Jayne Rokey

Katie Sexton and Ryan Rokey of Freeport are the parents of a daughter, Ryleigh Jayne, born July 2 at FHN Memorial Hospital in Freeport. She weighed 5 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 18 1/2 inches in length. She was welcomed home by three sisters, Ashleigh, 12, Alexia, 10, and Hailee, 9, and two brothers, Dylan, 4, and JT, 2. Maternal grandparents are Joy and Steve Van Seggern of Rochelle and Jessie and Margaret Sexton of Plano. Paternal grandmother is Kimberly Rokey of Freeport. Great-grandparents are Lilly and Jessie Sexton of Aurora, Wayne and Leslie Frieders of Aurora, Faye Powell of Plano, Maurene and Bob Von Seggern of Earlville, and William and Jolene Rokey of Princeton.

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