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Births

Births Announced

Bellamy Riahi

Bobby and Maurissa (Kilarski) Riahi of Spring Valley are the parents of a daughter, Bellamy, born March 19 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. She weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and measured 19 inches in length. She was welcomed home by one sister, Amity, 4. Maternal grandparents are Sandy Kilarski of LaSalle and Richard Kilarski of Peru.

Sylvia Rebecca L. Orteza

Darius A. Orteza and Rhea Divina (C. Lo) L. Orteza of Princeton are the parents of a daughter, Sylvia Rebecca L., born March 20 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. She weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 19 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Danilo C. Lo and Rebecca C. Lo of Manila, Philippines. Paternal grandparents are Dr. Deofil Orteza and Rosemarie Orteza of Princeton.

Harrison Robert Zidow

Andrew and Lindsey (Kerber) Zidow of LaSalle are the parents of a son, Harrison Robert, born March 30 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and measured 20 inches in length. He was welcomed home by one brother, Benjamin, 3. Maternal grandparents are Robert and Constance Kerber of Galesburg. Paternal grandparents are Joseph and Kathy Zidow of Peru. Great-grandparents are JoAnn Filippini of Spring Valley and George Woll of Pontiac.

Elliot Ryan Nordstrom

Daniel and Shawna (Erwin) Nordstrom of Princeton are the parents of a son, Elliot Ryan, born March 29 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. He weighed 9 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 23 1/2 inches in length. Maternal grandparents are Kimberly Altizer and Bryan Erwin of Bureau. Paternal grandparents are Timothy Nordstrom Sr. and Barbara Nordstrom of Princeton. Great-grandparents are Donald and Judith Nordstrom of Princeton, Ann and Cecil Altizer of Tiskilwa, and Richard and Karen Erwin of Spring Valley.

Julianna Laura Brannan

Seth and Kelsey (Michelini) Brannan of Peru are the parents of a daughter, Julianna Laura, born Mach 23 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. She weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces and measured 20 inches in length.

Hazel Hansen

Nick Hansen and Carli Joiner of Malden are the parents of a daughter, Hazel, born March 27 at St. Margaret’s Hospital in Spring Valley. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and measured 19 1/2 inches in length. She was welcomed home by two sisters, Phinnley, 7, and Merrick, 3. Maternal grandparents are Brian and Mary Joiner of Malden. Paternal grandparents are Ron and Theresa Hansen of Princeton. Great-grandparents are Karl and Dorothy Sabotta of Malden, Steve and Sandy Joiner of Princeton, and Barb Kasper of Tiskilwa.

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