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Birth Announcements

Published 9:20am Saturday, April 21, 2012

Beth and Roque Medrano of Albert Lea announce the birth of a son, Dominic William Calderon Medrano, on March 28, 2012, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. Dominic weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. He joins siblings Desiree and Destiny.

Grandparents are Bill and Mary Guggisberg of Freeborn and Pedro Medrano of Albert Lea. Great-grandparents are Grace Lamb of Brownsdale and Agnes Guggisberg of Gibbon.

 

Darren Levorson and Becky Steffens of Emmons announce the birth of a son, Gavin Allen Levorson, at 9:09 p.m. March 24, 2012, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. Gavin weighed 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. He joins three sisters: Season, Lark and Avah.

Grandparents are David Steffens Jr. of Lake Mills, Iowa, Kimberly and Clair Johnson of Wells and Steve and Eleanor Bauman of Emmons. Great-grandparents are David Sr. and Bonnie Steffens of Lake Mills, Iowa, Gordy and Maggie Treptow of Wells and John Bauman of Osage, Iowa.

 

Tom and Tanya Theesfeld of Albert Lea announce the birth of a son, Payton John Theesfeld, on Feb. 19, 2012, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. Payton weighed 6 pounds, 4 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long.

Grandparents are Paul and Val Budd of Albert Lea, Peggy Nyman of Fort Dodge, Iowa, and Gary Theesfeld of Laverne. Great-grandparents are Werner and Velma Zent of Clarks Grove, Helen Budd of Osage, Iowa, and Dorothy Theesfeld of Estherville, Iowa.

 

Sara and Damien Woods of Chicago, Ill., announce the birth of a son, Julian Anthony Woods, on March 13, 2012, at Northwestern Memorial in Chicago. Julian weighed 6 pounds, 14 ounces and was 21 inches long.

Grandparents are Mark and Mary Brummer of Alden, Evelyn Woods of Chicago, and Thomas Woods of Matteson, Ill. Great-grandmother was Loretta Brummer of Alden.

 

Megan Kuth and Mike May of Albert Lea announce the birth of a daughter, Myra Joan, on March 27, 2012. Myra weighed 9.1 pounds and was 20 1/2 inches long. She joins siblings: Connor, 6, and Cayden, 3.

Grandparents are The late Joan Kuth of Albert Lea, Tom Kuth of Kasson and Donna and Bill May of Clarks Grove. Great-grandmother is Bonnie May of Adams.

 

Limberth Alberto Avila and Nancy Judith Rivera announce the birth of a daughter, Angel Jeremias Avila, at 12:10 a.m. April 9, 2012, in Albert Lea. Angel weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Grandparents are Federico Rivera and Maricruz Rivera, Miguel Avila and Maria De Leon of Albert Lea. Great-grandmother is Maria Luisa Vega Flores.

 

Jill Thompson and Patrick Toft of Albert Lea announce the birth of a son, Mason Todd Toft, on April 5, 2012, in Albert Lea. Mason weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 19 inches long.

 

Heather Kroening and Aaron Knutson of Rochester announce the birth of a son, Brooks Thomas Knutson, on April 4, 2012. Brooks weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Grandparents are Paul and Sue Knutson of Mantorville and Craig and Rose Kroening of Eyota. Great-grandparents are Eugene Putizier of St. Charles and Lorraine Kroening of St. Charles, Dorothy Harty and Gerald and Vallene Knutson, all of Albert Lea.

 

Tim and Laura Benesch of Mankato announce the birth of a son, Jonathan James Benesch, at 5 p.m. April 5, 2012, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. Jonathan weighed 7 pounds, 2 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.

Grandparents are Keith and Darlene Benesch of Albert Lea and Lucas and Debbie Luna of Hollandale. Great-grandparents are Gordon and Phyllis Benesch of Albert Lea, Gloria Luna of Hollandale and Dale and Betty Viktora of Hollandale.