Haydyn Rahnee Buatte
Phil and Jessica Buatte of Mulberry Grove are the parents of a girl born at 12:26 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 20, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese.
Haydyn Rahnee weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 21 inches long. She has a sister, Addylyn, age 4.
Maternal grandparents are Steve and Marilyn Swain of Mulberry Grove. Maternal great-grandparents are Harold Gannon and the late Nancy Gannon of Mulberry Grove, and the late Gilbert and Delores VonBehren of St. Peter.
Paternal grandparents are Dale Craig and Dawn Buatte of Mulberry Grove. Paternal great-grandparents are Dale and Kathy Craig of New Baden, and the late Lee Littlefield of Troy.
Evan Miles Dean Portz
Travis and Sara Portz of St. Elmo are the parents of a boy born at 10:35 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2013, at Greenville Regional Hospital in Greenville.
Evan Miles Dean weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 20 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Olen and Deb Evans of Brownstown.
Paternal grandparents are David and Karen Portz of St. Elmo.
Ainsley MaKenna de la Cruz
Mike and Tiffany de la Cruz of Champaign are the parents of a girl born at 9:53 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013, at Carle Foundation Hospital in Champaign.
Ainsley MaKenna weighed 4 pounds, 14 ounces, and was 17 inches long. She has a brother, Jordan, age 6; and a sister, Mya, age 4.
Maternal grandparents are Ken and Kathy Roberts of Vandalia.
Paternal grandparents are Jun and Sylvia de la Cruz of Champaign.
Maternal great-grandparents are Ed and Margaret Barth of Mulberry Grove, and Dean and Pat Roberts of Vandalia.
Iona Gael McConkey
Matthew and Kathy McConkey of Vandalia are the parents of a girl born at 3:43 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29, 2013, at St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Centralia.
Iona Gael weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces. She has two sisters, Honora, age 3½; and Isla, 19 months.
Maternal grandparents are Kenneth and Wanda Puleo of Brownstown, and the late Wade McDonald of Brownstown. Maternal great-grandparents are the late Ethel Pittman and Harry Bruce of Dix, and the late Walter and Lodema McDonald of Brownstown.
Paternal grandparents are Miles and Brenda McConkey of Brownstown.
Paternal great-grandparents are Dwight and Glynis Wright of St. Elmo, and the late Leon and Rene McConkey of Loogootee.