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Birth announcements

Published: Tuesday, May 7, 2013 3:29 p.m. CDT

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Drake Matthew Aichele

COAL CITY — Brian and Katie Aichele of Coal City are proud to announce the birth of their son, Drake Matthew Aichele.

Drake was born Saturday, March 16, 2013, at Riverside Medical Center in Kankakee, Ill. He weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Gary and Darlene Granger of South Wilmington, Ill., are the maternal grandparents. Lois Aimone of Dwight, Ill., is the maternal great-grandmother.

Janet and Larry Struck of Morris and Bill and Sue Aichele of Carbon Hill are the paternal grandparents.

Jack and Pat Aichele of Goose Lake, Annette Schock of Coal City, Ron and Kay Harseim of Morris and Liz Struck of Morris are the paternal great-grandparents. Martha Aichele is the great-great-grandmother.

Clara Mae Blood

OTTAWA, Ill. — Christopher and Carina Blood of Ottawa, Ill., are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Clara Mae Blood.

Clara was born Friday, March 15, 2013, at OSF Saint Elizabeth Medical Center in Ottawa, Ill. She weighed 7 pounds, 5 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Clara was welcome home in Ottawa by her older sisters, Carissa Elizabeth Blood, 3, and Cayla Marie Blood, 2.

Waldo Zamorano of Santiago, Chile and Cynthia Macchietto of Ottawa, Ill., are the maternal grandparents. John Macchietto of Hotsprings, Ark., is the maternal great-grandfather.

Jerry and Pamela Blood of Ottawa, Ill., are the paternal grandparents. Lavona Blood of Marseilles, Ill., is the paternal great-grandmother.

Kenzie Kay Christensen

GARDNER — Brynn Margaret Christensen, together with her parents, John and Kelly Christensen, of rural Gardner, would like to announce the birth of Kenzie Kay Christensen.

Kenzie was born at 8 a.m. Friday, March 22, 2013, at the Morris Hospital. She weighed 9 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long.

Brian and Debbie Christensen, whom she got her middle name after, of rural Gardner, are the paternal grandparents. Her paternal great-grandparents are Marge Stirbis and Ed and Sandy Cavanaugh of Joliet.  

Bill and Val Stirbis of Joliet are the maternal grandparents. Her maternal great-grandmothers are Loretta (Dolly) Yenerich of South Wilmington and Shirley Farland of Gardner.

Landon Robert Craig

Bryan Craig and Jessica Baker of Morris are proud to announce the birth of their son, Landon Robert Craig.

Landon was born Monday, Jan. 7, 2013, at Morris Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20-1/2 inches long.

Bryan and Dawn Baker of Alabama are the maternal grandparents. Lorraine Babcock of Morris and the late Verne Babcock and Connie and Greg Reinhardt of Marseilles are the maternal great-grandparents.

Robert and Janet Craig Jr. of Morris are the paternal grandparents. Martha Evans of Morris and the late O.B. Evans and Robert and Nancy Craig Sr. are the paternal great-grandparents.

Annalise Christine Malone

MINOOKA — Mark and Brandy Malone of Minooka are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Annalise Christine Malone.

Annalise was born at 7:56 a.m. Friday, March 29, 2013, at Morris Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 6 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Michael and Christine Ulanowski of Elwood, Ill., and Randy Hurst of Joliet, Ill., are the maternal grandparents. Allen and Julia Berg of Sandwich, Ill., are the maternal great-grandparents.

James R. and Patricia Malone of Morris are the paternal grandparents.

Annalise was welcomed home by her big brother, Noah, 3-1/2.

She was also welcomed home by her aunts and uncles, Jason Hurst of Joliet, Jeff Malone of Morris, Rodney and Cindy Jenkins of Morris and Bill and Dawn Lambert of Westfield, Ind., along with cousins, Amanda Jenkins,  Jessica Jenkins, Alex Lambert and Austin Lambert.

Paxton Allen Seidel

Matt and Kristin Seidel of Morris are proud to announce the birth of their son, Paxton Allen Seidel.

Paxton was born Feb. 18, 2013, at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, Ill. He weighed 5 pounds, 2 ounces and was 17-3/4 inches long.

Steven and Judy Webster of Winnebago, Ill., are the maternal grandparents. Lela Lameyer of Cherry Valley, Ill., and Ronald Webster of Rockford, Ill., are the maternal great-grandparents.

Mark and Kathy Seidel of Princeton, Ill., are the paternal grandparents. Tom and Diane Seidel of Princeton, Ill., and Marjorie Berfield of Princeton, Ill., are the paternal great-grandparents.

Parents, grandparents and other family members are encouraged to submit announcements for their new little ones. Birth announcements and photos can be submitted via email to neighbors@morrisdailyherald.com. Forms are available online at http://www.morrisdailyherald.com/forms/birth/. For more information, call (815) 942-3221, ext. 2057.

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