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Births

BirthS

Dominic Alexander Lee

Jayde Verway and Ronnie Lee Jr. of Malden are the parents of a son, Dominic Alexander, born Oct. 23 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. He weighed 8 pounds and measured 18 1/2 inches in length. He was welcomed home by one brother, Nikolai, 5, and three sisters, Aubrey, 6, Brooklyn, 2, and Sophie, 6. Paternal grandfather is Ronnie Lee Sr. of Malden.

Evelyn Anne Laethem

Clint and Rachel (Stambaugh) Laethem of Princeton are the parents of a daughter, Evelyn Anne, born Oct. 24 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 19 inches in length. She was welcomed home by one sister, Ella Leanne, 3. Maternal grandparents are Gale and Annie Beetman of Ipava. Paternal grandparents are Chris Labella and Linda Laethem.

Harper Rayne Karpinski

Autumn Waid and Brett Karpinski of LaSalle are the parents of a daughter, Harper Rayne, born Nov. 1 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. She weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and measured 20 inches in length. She was welcomed home by one sister, Zoee Jane-Sue Weeks, 3. Maternal grandparents are Samantha Waid and Wilton Waid. Paternal grandparents are Tammie Karpinski and Timothy Morrissey.

Balensiefen

Nathan and Brittany Balensiefen of Sheffield are the parents of a son born Nov. 1 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

Dolores Janine Acuff

Bruce and Krisha (Twardowski) Acuff of Spring Valley are the parents of a daughter, Dolores Janine, born Nov. 1 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. She weighed 10 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 21 1/2 inches in length. She was welcomed home by one brother, James Thomas Whitmore, 8. Maternal grandparents are Valerie Dorsett of Peru, and Joe and Aimee Twardowski of Mark. Paternal grandparents are Mike and Monica Acuff of LaMoille.

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