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Birth announcements

Published 9:45am Saturday, December 3, 2011

Heidi and Preston Robeck, of Albert Lea, announce the birth of a son, Brennan Scott Robeck, on Nov. 20, 2011, in Albert Lea. Brennan weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. He joins a sibling, Jacy.

Grandparents are Harlan and Mary Ann, of Albert Lea, Kathy and Todd Steinhaus, of Wells, and Mark and Marlene Robeck, of Owatonna.


Derek and Anne Sternhagen announce the birth of a son, Ashton Ray Sternhagen, on Sept. 2, 2011, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. Ashton weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 inches long. He joins a brother, Drake.

Grandparents are Chris Harty, Jim and Mary Gulbrandson, Laura Sternhagen and Todd Sternhagen. Great-grandparents are Dorothy Harty, Alice Gulbrandson, Delores Sternhagen and Rosie Pollack.


Jonathon Trytten and Alisha Gregoire, of St. Paul Park, announce the birth of a daughter, Teah Trytten, on Nov. 19, 2011, at Fairview Ridges, in Burnsville. Teah was 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Grandparents are Paul Trytten, of Kiester, Vicki Gayle Kuethe, of Conger, and Kent and Georgia Gregoire, of Moorhead. Great-grandparents are Berdell and the late Art Trytten, of Kiester, Mildred and the late LeRoy Koester, of Albert Lea, Lloyd and the late Ethel Gregoire, of East Grand Forks, and June and the late Skeets Gaddie, of Moorhead.


Corey and Kimberlee Bowman, of Ottawa, Canada, announce the birth of a daughter, Aleiah Rose Bowman, on Oct. 24, 2011, in Ottawa. Aleiah weighed 5 pounds, 11 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. She joines brother Cam’ron Riley.

Grandparents are John and Laurie Neff, of Albert Lea, and Misti Little, of Cookeville, Ten. Great-grandparents are Daniel and Judy Hanson and Bill Neff, all of Albert Lea.


Nicholas and Renae Axt, of Glencoe, announce the birth their daughter, Emma Louise Axt, on Nov. 21, 2011, at Hutchinson Medical Center. Emma weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Grandparents are Ross and Joanne Knutson, of Albert Lea, Steve and Rita Wendtland, of Litchfield, and Kevin Axt and Katie Dwinnell, of Eden Valley. Great-grandparents are Edward Staloch, of Albert Lea, Claire Knutson, of Albert Lea, and Carol Axt, of Hutchinson.


Chad and Jill Karl announce the birth of a daughter, Jocelyn Christina, on Oct. 19, 2011, in St. Paul. Jocelyn was 6 pounds, 1 ounce and 18 3/4 inches long. She joins a sister, Avery.

Grandparents are Janet and Chuch Karl, of Albert Lea. Great-grandparents are Dave and Sue Latvala, of Grand Rapids.