Birth announcements 4-28

Kira Okroi
Kira Marian Okroi was born to Kristina (Bleichner) and Craig Okroi of Pierz, April 10, 2013, at 8:31 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd. She weighed 10 pounds, 3 ounces and was 22 inches long.
Grandparents are Michele and Frank Wild of Onamia and Duane and Pamela Bleichner of Hillman. Great-grandparents are Robert and Nettie Okroi of Sobieski, Marilyn Seelen and Dion Gazzo of Pierz, Shirley Bleichner of Hillman and Mary Okroi of Pierz.

Nora Mathiowetz
Nora Mae Mathiowetz was born to Tammy and Joe Mathiowetz of St. Cloud, March 27, 2013, at 6:50 a.m. at the St. Cloud Hospital. She weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.
Grandparents are Harvey and Diana Kliber of Little Falls and Floyd and Sharon Mathiowetz of Pierz.

Grayson Rakow
Grayson Paul Rakow was born to Nichole and Eric Rakow of Ham Lake, April 19, 2013, at 5:37 p.m. at Fairview North Memorial in Prince-ton. He weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 inches long.
Grandparents are Mike and Marie Rakow of Little Falls, Becky Vernier of Little Falls and Derrick Vernier of Jackson, Mich., and Jackie Gammon of Little Falls.

Michael Oothoudt
Michael Thomas Oothoudt was born to Amy (Flahave) and Jesse Oothoudt of Little Falls, April 2, 2013, at 4:10 a.m. at St. Gabriel’s Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long.
Grandparents are Renae Oothoudt and the late Tom Oothoudt of Little Falls and Michael and Kathy Flahave of Little Falls. Great-grandmother is Rita Flahave.

Jordyn Stache
Jordyn Charles Stache was born to Kadyn Tillman and James Stache, April 23, 2013, at 4:52 p.m. at St. Gabriel’s Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.
Grandparents are Matthew Tillman of St. Cloud, Kim Henkemeyer of Donna, Texas and Debra Daver of Fridley. Great-grandparents are Don and Kay Nelson of Sartell and Virginia Tillman of Little Falls.