Kiyah Beth Knoche
Mary and David Knoche of Alton are the parents of a girl born at 4:10 p.m. on Aug. 16, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese.
She weighed 6 pounds and was 18½ inches long. She was named Kiyah Beth.
Grandparents are Kent and Beth Riedle of Shobonier, and David and Libby Knoche of Alton.
Great-grandparents are George and Amy Meseke of Vandalia, and Alvin and Pat Riedle of Shobonier.
Makenna Paige Verdeyen
Tina and Todd Verdeyen of Altamont are the parents of a girl born at 3:53 p.m. on Aug. 17, 2012, at St. Anthony’s Memorial Hospital in Effingham.
She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 21 inches long. She was named Makenna Paige.
She has three siblings: Quinn, 8; Pierce, 6; and Anneke, 2.
Grandparents are Stan and Mary Salmons of St. Elmo, Theresa Verdeyen of Altamont, and David and Linda Young of Sigel.
Great-grandparents are Henry and Dorothy Verdeyen of Altamont, and Lenore Parkison of Brownstown.
Landon Thomas Wise
Mallory and Ryan Wise of Auburn are the parents of a boy born at 3:14 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, at Springfield Memorial Hospital in Springfield.
He weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 22 inches long. He was named Landon Thomas.
Grandparents are Tom and Janet Wise of Rochester, and Bill and Cathy Smith of Brownstown.
Great-grandparents are Don and Ginny Wise of Greenville, Don and LaVon Jordahl of Greenville, Joann Strobel of Brownstown and Lenore Parkison of Brownstown.
Rubin John Roberts
Julie and Kevin Roberts of Farina are the parents of a boy born at 8:21 a.m. on Tuesday, July 17, 2012, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese.
He weighed 8 pounds, 1 ounce, and was 20 inches long. He was named Rubin John.
He has two siblings: Alexis, 9; and Reagan, 5.
Grandparents are Brent and Sue Schwarm of Vandalia, Dick and Brenda Horner of Vandalia, and John and Sue Roberts of Farina.
Great-grandparents are the late Al and Ruth Rubin of St. Peter, Harriet Roberts and the late Stan Roberts of Farina, and the late Arlene Roberts of Kinmundy.
Gavin Michael Stortzum
Greg and Stephanie Stortzum of Savoy are the parents of a boy born on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana.
He weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 20½ inches long. He was named Gavin Michael.
He has two siblings: Savannah Michelle, 6; and Logan Jon, 2½.
Grandparents are Jay and Winnie Stortzum of Vandalia, and Jeff and Gena Moore of Greenville.
Maternal great-grandparents are Betty Moore, and Bill and Mary Chappel, all of Greenville.
Greg Stortzum is a doctor of physical therapy at Carle Therapy Services in Champaign, and Stephanie Stortzum is an occupational therapist at Carle Hospital in Urbana.
Jubilee Arabella Hutchison
Shannon and Denny Hutchison of Knoxville, Tenn., are the parents of a girl born at 9:15 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 27, 2012, at Fort Sanders Hospital in Knoxville.
She weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 22 inches long. She was named Jubilee Arabella.
Grandparents are Dennis and Melissa Hutchison of Vandalia, and Jake and Angie Middlebrook of Knoxville, Tenn.
Great-grandparents are Una Funk of Vandalia and Evelyn Hutchison of Vandalia.
Zoé Wynn Provines
Michael Provines of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., is the father of a girl born at 2:49 a.m. on Aug. 9, 2012, at Northwest Community Hospital in Chicago.
She weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces, and was 19½ inches long. She was named Zoé Wynn.
Grandparents are Wynn and Sarah Provines of Vandalia.
Great-grandparents are the late Robert and Louise Provines, and the late Ray and Glenna Balding.