Birth announcements

Easton Woitalla
Easton Leo Woitalla was born to Kathy and Roger Woitalla of Little Falls, June 8, 2012, at 2:11 p.m. at Lakewood Health System. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Grandparents are the late Raymond and Gloria Woitalla and Faye Sanford of Brainerd. Great-grandmother is Joan Maher of Brainerd.

Hailey Skillings
Hailey Rose Skillings was born to Andrea and Jeramy Skillings of Long Prairie, July 20, 2012, at 1:27 p.m. at CentraCare Health Systems in Long Prairie. He weighed 8 pounds, 9 ounces.

Grandparents are Wade Johnson, LaRae Johnson, Dale Skillings and Mary Skillings.

Erin Smith
 Erin Marie Smith was born to Judy (Kraemer) and Karl Smith of Little Falls, July 27, 2012, at 12:29 a.m. at St. Gabriel’s Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.

Grandparents are Ralph and Audrie Kraemer of Alexandria and Marilyn Smith of Little Falls.

Whyatt Mielke
 Whyatt Justin Mielke was born to Amber (Miller) and Justin Mielke of Little Falls, July 26, 2012, at 4:37 p.m. at St. Gabriel’s Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Landon Litzinger
 Landon James Litzinger was born to Erin and Christopher Litzinger of Royalton, July 26, 2012, at 1:59 a.m. at St. Gabriel’s Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Levi Novak
Levi Quentin Novak was born to Jennifer and Quentin Novak of Hillman, July 23, 2012, at 10:37 a.m. at the St. Cloud Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches long.

Grandparents are Jake and Lisa Scherer of Foley and Chuck and Maggie Novak of Foley. Great-grandparents are Clifford and Diane Popp of Foley.

Cora Brausen
Cora Christine Brausen was born to Ashley (Neudecker) and Michael Brausen of Maple Grove, July 13, 2012, at 8:47 a.m. at Unity Hospital in Fridley. She weighed 6 pounds and was 19 1/4 inches long.

Grandparents are Woody and Helen Neudecker and Kenny and Kris Brausen of Little Falls. Great-grandparents are Alan Molenaar of Spicer, Virginia Molenaar of Burnsville and Theresa Burggraff  and Nancy Brausen of Little Falls.

John Fruechte
John Thomas Fruechte was born to Stephanie and Daniel Fruechte of Holdingford, Aug. 27, 2012, at 2:31 p.m. at St. Cloud Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 18 1/2 inches long.

Grandparents are Chad and Mary Fruechte of Holdingford and Tom and Cindy Schwinghammer of Albany.

Areya Petron
Areya Marie Petron was born to Larissa and Nick Petron of Bowlus, July 24, 2012, at 6:21 p.m. at the St. Cloud Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 inches long.

Grandparents are Chad Winter of Bowlus, Ann and Kerry Meyer of Pillager and Dennis and Joyce Petron of Royalton. Great-grandparents are Marilyn Winter of Bowlus and Linda and Randy Midas of Sauk Rapids.

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