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Births

Births Announced

Hirschman

Brent and Jade (Beavers) Hirschman of Spring Valley are the parents of a son born Aug. 8 at St Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley.

Michael

Riley Michael and Heather Staples of Malden are the parents of a daughter born Aug. 8 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

Austin

Katherine Austin of Tiskilwa is the parent of a son born Aug. 11 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

Erickson

JD and Andrea (Heidenreich) Erickson of Manlius are the parents of a son born Aug. 13 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

Annabelle Kathleen Ruth Whitfield

Jaymeson Whitfield and Courtney Holler of Dover are the parents of a daughter, Annabelle Kathleen Ruth, born Aug. 13 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and measured 21 inches in length. She was welcomed home by two brothers, Aaron, 10, and Atley, 2, and one sister, Amelia, 4. Maternal grandparents are Cleval Colyott of Dover and the late Barb Colyott. Paternal grandparents are James and Bart Whitfield of Wyanet. Great-grandparents are Virginia Williams of Dover and Connie Menery of Princeton. Annabelle is named after her grandmothers and aunts.

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