Birth announcements 6/30

Owen Britz

Owen David Britz was born to Ashley and Nathan Britz of Pierz, June 20, 2013, at 1:10 a.m. at the St. Cloud Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Grandparents are David and Sharon Athman of Pierz and Dave and Bridget Britz of Pierz. Great-grandparents are Roger and Karen Stumpf of Pierz, Edward and Lorraine Athman of Pierz, Jan and Dan Girtz of Pierz and Regina Britz of Pierz.


Abigail Benson

Abigail Alese Benson was born to Laura (Okroi) and John Benson of Becker, June 16, 2013, at 12:21 a.m. at the St. Cloud Hospital. She weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.

Grandparents are Sandy and Rick Marsh of Detroit Lakes and the late David Okroi of Little Falls and Karla and Jason Milless of Zimmerman and Benny Benson of Princeton. Great-grandparents are Joe Okroi of Little Falls, Mary Lou Nelson of Little Falls and Sally Benson of Princeton.


Liam Bursch

Liam Steven Bursch was born to Katie and Michael Bursch of Morrill, May 8, 2013, at 1:48 p.m. at the St. Cloud Hospital. He weighed 8 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Grandparents are Tony and Jenny Matvick of Ramey, Terry and Bonnie Bursch of Morrill and Connie and Bill Polipnick of Royalton. Great-grandmother is Val Bursch of Gilman.


Mahdi Almadan

Mahdi Majeed Almadan was born to April and Majeed Almadan of Eagan, June 5, 2013, at 10:52 p.m. at United Hospital in St. Paul. He weighed 6 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.

Grandparents are Gary and Darlene Wilczek of Little Falls and the late Fatma and Saeed Almadan of Awamia, Saudi Arabia.


Bryce Johnson

Bryce Dean Johnson was born to Charlotte and Ryan Johnson of Luverne, June 24, 2013, at 1:53 a.m. at Sanford Luverne Hospital. He weighed 9 pounds, 1 ounce and was 20 inches long.

Grandparents are Roman and Kathleen Schelonka of Little Falls and Roger and Sharon Johnson of Worthington. Great-grandparents are Ralph and Lorraine Lundborg of Eden Prairie.


Michael Sharon

Michael Allan Sharon was born to Lisa (Janson) and Jonathan Sharon of Little Falls, June 25, 2013, at 1:15 p.m. at St. Gabriel’s Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19 inches long.

Grandparents are Michael Janson and the late Vicki Jason (Chackle) of Little Falls and Michael Sharon and Heather Sharon of Cushing.


Ruby Tomala

Ruby Lauren Tomala was born to Jill (Seppelt) and Chad Tomala of Pierz, June 25, 2013, at 11:06 a.m. at St. Gabriel’s Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 1/2 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches long.

Grandparents are Neal and Linda Seppelt of Pierz and Loren and Patricia Tomala of Pierz. Great-grandparents are Robert and Jenny Seppelt of Pierz.


Jake LeBlanc

Jake Phillip LeBlanc was born to Larissa (Rakow) and Nathan LeBlanc of Randall, June 26, 2013, at 6:42 a.m. at St. Gabriel’s Hospital. He weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.

Grandparents are Timothy and Lucinda LeBlanc of Little Falls and Neil and Dawn Rakow of Little Falls. Great-grandparents are DeWayne and Ellen LeBlanc of Little Falls, Alvin and Linda Lattimer of Little Falls and Lee Ann Maslowski of Buckman.


Jocelyn Kimman

Jocelyn Marie Kimman was born to Ann Marie and James Kimman of Little Falls, June 9, 2013, at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Brainerd. She weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces.

Grandparents are Louis and Mary Ann Reis and John and the late Sharon Kimman. Great-grandmother is Elsie Lintner.

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