Birth announcements 1-15-12

Roman Wacker


Roman James Wacker was born to Nicole and Scott Wacker of Pierz Dec. 23, 2011, at 2:47 p.m. at St. Cloud Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.

Grandparents are James and Susan Kasper of Pierz; and Dennis and Patricia Wacker of Pierz. Great-grandparents are Herbert and Marcy Broschofsky of Pierz, and Eleanor Kasper of Pierz.


Maegen Nornberg


Maegen Jean Nornberg was born to Kellee and Darren Nornberg of Little Falls Jan. 6, 2012, at 1:16 p.m. at St. Gabriel’s Hospital. She weighed 5 pounds, 12 1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Grandparents are Daniel and Carol Welinski of Little Falls; and Ron and Lana Nornberg of Little Falls. Great-grandparents are Martha Nornberg of Little Falls and Erma Benoit of St. Augusta.


Raymond Mattern


Raymond Brock Mattern was born to Dana (Kemper) and Raymond Mattern of Brainerd Jan. 6, 2012, at 2:40 a.m. at St. Gabriel’s Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 6 1/2 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long.

Grandparents are Raymond M. and Alice Mattern of Fort Ripley; and Bob and Sherrill Kemper of Brainerd. Great-grandparents are Gary and Joyce Meyer of Shakopee and Robert and Sandra Kemper of Cedar Hills, Mo.


Sydney Brisk


Sydney Rose Brisk was born to Jaclyn and Luke Brisk of Madison, Ala., Dec. 21, 2011, at 9:04 a.m. at Huntsville Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Huntsville. She weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 inches long.

Grandparents are James and Sandra Brisk of Little Falls; and Jack and Patricia Archer of Huntsville. Great-grandparents are the late James and Bernadine Thesing of Brainerd and Edmund and Bertha Brisk of Little Falls.


Noah Linkert

Noah Andrew Linkert was born to Jolene and Brian Linkert of Sauk Rapids Dec. 30, 2011, at 10:42 p.m. at St. Cloud Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Grandparents are Julian Yourczek and the late Nadine Yourczek of Little Falls; and John and Dawn Linkert of Sauk Rapids. Great-grandparents are John Linkert Sr. of Sauk Rapids and Lorraine Peterson of Sauk Rapids.


Theodore Theisen


Theodore James Theisen was born to Rebecca (Oberton) and Jeffrey Theisen of Minneapolis Dec. 24, 2011, at 9:58 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds, 6 ounces and was 22 inches long.

Grandparents are Gary and Susan Oberton of Randall; and Ron and Bernice Theisen of St. Cloud. Great-grandparents are Bill and Susie Greene of Little Falls, Helen Oberton of Randall, Lorraine Sauer of Waite Park and Urban and Marion Theisen of Sartell.


Arianna Smude

Arianna Jo Smude was born to Katie Larson and Michael Smude of Pierz Dec. 31, 2011, at 11:58 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 inches long.

Grandparents are Dave and Sylvia Larson of Little Falls; and Darrell and Marlene Smude of Pierz. Great-grandparents are Helen Larson of Burtrum, Alice Nelson of Little Falls and Lucy Kelzenberg of Pierz.