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Birth Announcements

Published 9:35am Saturday, July 7, 2012

Trevor and Emily Kruger of Waconia announce the birth of a son, Ethan Reid Kruger, on June 24, 2012, at Ridgeview Medical Center in Waconia. Ethan weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and was 18 inches long. He joins siblings: Kelsey and Katlyn.

Grandparents are Reid and Sherry Ulve of Albert Lea and Lynette Kruger of George, Iowa. Great-grandparents are Dick Ulve and Joyce Johnson, both of Albert Lea.


Amber and Alipio Veitia announce the birth of a son, Xavier Johan Veitia, on June 25, 2012, in Albert Lea. Xavier weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 17 inches long. He joins siblings: Desiree, Noah, Isaiah, Annelys and Maya.

Grandparents are Robert Smith of Anaheim, Calif., and Darla Jensen of Albert Lea. Great-grandma is Lucille Smith of Anaheim, Calif.


Sabia Severton and Jason Mcclaskey of Manchester announce the birth of a daughter, Rylee Grace Mcclaskey, on May 18, 2012, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. Rylee weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 19 1/2 inches long. She joins a sister, Peighton Leona Mcclaskey.

Grandparents are Stacia Severtson, Jen Yost, Cade Yost, Gail Pittsenbarger and Trevor Pittsenbarger. Great-grandparents are Hilda Goodyear, Bruce and Susan Wright, Greg Dodson and Sue Dodson.


Casey and Steph Burns of St. Louis Park announce the birth of a daughter, Eloise Marie Burns, on June 11, 2012, at Abbott Northwestern, Minneapolis. Eloise weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long.

Grandparents are Jim and Marilyn Burns of Albert Lea and Tom and Deb Lind of Orono. Great-grandmother is Delores Lind of Mound.