Birth announcements

Ella Dalen


Ella Marie Dalen was born to Anita and Jerry Dalen of Little Falls, April 17, 2012, at 5:17 p.m. at the St. Cloud Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 inches long.

Grandparents are Dick and Judy Dalen of Little Falls and MaryLou and the late Ben Kasella of Buckman.


Lucianna Waldoch


Lucianna Lynn Waldoch was born to Abby and Joshua Waldoch of Rice, May 2, 2012, at 3:30 p.m. at the St. Cloud Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 18 inches long.

Grandparents are Dave and Birdie Waldoch of Bowlus and Donald and Jean Struzyk of St. Joseph. Great-grandmother is Florence Warnert of St. Cloud.


Christopher Kozumplik


Christopher Anthony Kozumplik was born to Sara (Zellgert) and Peter Kozumplik, May 2, 2012, at 3:39 p.m. at St. Gabriel’s Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 10 1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Grandparents are Vicki Zellgert of Little Falls and Frank and Melissa Kozumplik of Meadowlands. Great-grandparents are Victor and Judi Zellgert of Little Falls, Marrion Kozumplik of Meadowlands and Glen Swanson of Ashland, Wis.


Aria Valesano


Aria June Valesano was born to Jackilyn and Ruben Valesano of Minneapolis, April 25, 2012, at 7:33 a.m. at Hennepin County Medical Center. She weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.

Grandparents are Tim and the late Merlita McCoy of Yuma, Ariz. and Joe and Laurie Valesano of Little Falls. Great-grandparents are June (and the late Harold) McCoy of Little Falls, Helen Hamrick (and the late Bert LeBlanc) of Little Falls and Kathleen (and the late Carl) Valesano of Little Falls.


Mya Czech


Mya Czech was born to Alicia and John Czech of Little Falls, May 7, 2012, at 12:26 p.m., at St. Gabriel’s Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 1/4 inches long.

Grandparents are Mary and Tim Posch of Royalton and and Mila and the late Frank Czech of Flensburg.


Sophia Zilka


Sophia Rose Zilka was born to Tami and Brian Zilka of Randall, April 26, 2012, at 9:10 a.m. at St. Gabriel’s Hospital. She weighed 7.5 pounds, 5 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.

Grandparents are Steve and Cheryl Swanson of Rogers, Roselyn Zilka and Fred Zeis of Avon and Thomas and Angela Zilka of Little Falls.  Great-grandmother is Martha Thielen of Cushing.