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Births

Births Announced

Makinlee Lovella Elliott

Arthur and Kasandra (Adams) Elliott of Oglesby are the parents of a daughter, Makinlee Lovella, born Aug. 25 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 19 inches in length. She was welcomed home by one sister, Khloee Lynai Elliott, 2. Maternal grandparents are Natasha Cupples and William Cupples of Oglesby. Paternal grandparents are Arthur Elliott and Ann Elliott of Oglesby, and Mary Vargas and Juan Vargas of Arlington.

Carmen Freyja Valentina Newberry-Lopez

Lannie Newberry of Princeton is the parent of a daughter, Carmen Freyja Valentina, born Aug. 24 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 20 inches in length. Grandparents are Mario and Donna Lopez of Princeton. Great-grandparents are Mario and Carmen Lopez of Chicago.

Jaxon David Knaak

Austin and Jordan (Husemann) Knaak of Princeton are the parents of a son, Jaxon David, born Aug. 20 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and measured 20 inches in length. He was welcomed home by two brothers, Ethan, 7, and Nathan, 4, and one sister, Ava, 10. Maternal grandparents are Dave Husemann and Kelly Husemann of Princeton. Paternal grandparents are Win and Lisa Knaak of Ohio, Ill. Great-grandparents are Marlene Husemann of Princeton, Joyce Kelly of Bartlett, Judy Harris Princeton and Anna Knaak of Rogers, Ark.

Paull

Jared and Taylor (Ozburn) Paull of Tiskilwa are the parents of a son born Aug. 23 at Illinois Valley Community Hospital in Peru.

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