Birth announcements 4/8
Roman Anthony Brake was born to Kathy (Reis) and Scott Brake of Becker, March 16, 2012, at 10 a.m. at the St. Cloud Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces and was 18 inches long.
Grandparents are Dave and Janet Reis of Bowlus and Ray and Audrey Brake of Wilmont.
Khloe Katharine Meyer was born to Elizabeth Theisen and Curtis Meyer of Pierz, March 29, 2012, at 1:14 p.m. at St. Gabriel’s Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.
Grandparents are Roxanne Meyer, Tony Meyer, Kate Fritz, Roger Fritz and Dave Theisen.
Payton Ann VanScoik was born to Sondra Steinert and Jason VanScoik of Little Falls, March 29, 2012, at 10:54 a.m. at St. Gabriel’s Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces and was 21 inches long.
Grandparents are Jerry and Pat Steinert of Little and Tom VanScoik and Gail Minnerath of Little Falls. Great-grandparents are Rudolph and Margaret Rothleutener of Little Falls and Roman and Frances Minnerath of Avon.
Jocelyn Rose Wessel was born to Miranda (Harnack) and Ryan Wessel of Little Falls, March 28, 2012, at 5:03 p.m. at St. Gabriel’s Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 3/8 inches long.
Grandparents are Rodney Harnack of Little Falls, Kittie Estes of Little Falls, William and Wendy Wessel of Sauk Centre and Julie and Steve Meyer of Sauk Centre. Great-grandparents are Lawrence Harnack of Eagle Bend and Norb and Audrey Overman of Albany.
Maxwell James Niblett was born to Sally Hegg and James Niblett of Chippewa Falls, Wis., March 14, 2012, at 4:02 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Chippewa Falls, Wis. He weighed 4 pounds, 12 ounces and 18 inches long.
Grandparents are Darrell and Renee Hegg and the late Maureen Hegg of Randall and Bethel Niblett and the late James Niblett of Chippewa Falls. Great-grandparents are Fern Bigalke of Little Falls and Violet Mantik of Eau Claire, Wis.
Blake Lee Gross was born to Stacie and James Gross of Pierz, April 4, 2012, at 8:03 a.m. at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd. He weighed 8 pounds and was 20 inches long.
Grandparents are Gary and Janet Brausen of Pierz and Ronald and Joanne Gross of Harding.
Makayla Belle Larson was born to Alysa and Jesse Larson of Castle Rock, Colo., March 22, 2012, at 5:52 p.m. at Parker Adeventist Hospital in Parker, Colo. She weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 18 inches long.
Grandparents are Don and Sharon Asp of Brooklyn Park and Stephen and Voni Larson of Little Falls. Great-grandparents are Marjorie Wollin of Karlstad and Vi and Allan Larson of Argyle.
Ella Ruth McCumsey was born to Cori (Zettel) and Scott McCumsey of Grand Rapids, March 28, 2012, at 5:26 p.m. at St. Mary’s Hospital in Duluth. She weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 inches long.
Grandparents are Marv and Roxie Zettel of Little Falls and Howard and Janet VanNote of Waterloo, Iowa and Norm and Marlene McCumsey of Cedar Falls, Iowa.