Birth AnnouncementsPublished 9:40am Saturday, May 26, 2012
Cassandra Laite and Cody Bennett of Albert Lea announce the birth of a daughter, Honey Renee´ Bennett, on May 15, 2012, in Albert Lea. Honey weighed 8 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. She joins sibling, Avah Bennett.
Grandparents are Chantelle Laite, Ken and Stacie Laite, Jeff and Traci Bennett and Garrett and Beth Cole, all of Albert Lea. Great-grandparents are Dee Bennett, Pam and Jim Olivero, Russ and Sue Laite, Arlene and Jesse Cole and Steve and Connie Lee, all of Albert Lea, and Pat Cashman of Florida.
Jeff and Melissa Nelson of New Ulm announce the birth of a daughter, Josie Faith Nelson, on May 3, 2012, at New Ulm Medical Center. Josie weighed 7 pounds, 7 1/4 ounces and was 20 inches long. She joins a sister, Allie.
Grandparents are Lynn and Gale Nelson of Albert Lea and Randy and Connie Fragodt of Appleton. Great-grandparents are Phil and Nita Jenson of Albert Lea, Mabel Nelson of Goldfield, Iowa, and Neil and Clarice Perseke of Dawson.
Kurt and Laura Olson of Waukon, Iowa, announce the birth of a daughter, Lydia Lenore Olson, on May 3, 2012, at Veterans Memorial Hospital in Waukon. Lydia weighed 8 pounds, 10 1/2 ounces and was 20 inches long. She joins a brother, Ian Oliver, 2.
Grandparents are Dennis and Dori Klocek of Albert Lea and Rollie and Mary Olson of Onalaska, Wis. Great-grandparents are Betty Kalis of Albert Lea, Norvin and Lila Mikkelson of Viroqua, Wis., and Delores Schroeder of Houston.
Alex and Erin Brandenburg of Lake Mills, Iowa, announce the birth of a son, Thomas Mark Brandenburg, on May 14, 2012, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. Thomas weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. He joins siblings Natalie, Stephen and Gabrielle.
Grandparents are Karmel Evans of Buffalo Center, Iowa, and Kristin Brandenburg of Armstrong, Iowa. Great-grandparents are Burt and Irene Evans of Spirit Lake, Iowa, and Irma Brandenburg of Bancroft, Iowa.
Grant and Tracey Domke of Burnsville announce the birth of a daughter, Celia Grace Domke, on Jan. 11, 2012 at Fairview Ridges in Burnsville. Celia weighed 6 pounds, 3 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.
Grandparents are Mick and Becky Hanson of Albert Lea and Todd and Vicki Domke of Albert Lea. Great-grandparents are Phil and Edie Tennis of Hayward, Dolores Shelby of Monticello, Earl Domke of Blaine and Lois and Jim Miller of Monticello.
Aaron Neeley and Michelle Heggestad of Northwood, Iowa, announce the birth of a daughter, Aleah Nicole Neeley, on May 17, 2012, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea.
Aleah was 7 pounds, 9 ounces and was 21 inches long. She joins siblings, Shayla and Alexia Heggestad.
Grandparents are Keith and Virginia Neeley of St. Ansgar, Iowa, and Kathy Neidermeir of Albert Lea. Great-grandparents are Warren Lenz of Albert Lea, Pearl Nelson of Conger and Donna Allen of Osage, Iowa.