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Birth Announcements

Published 9:30am Saturday, July 28, 2012

Chad and Erica Samp of Albert Lea announce the birth of a daughter, Scarlett Ruth Samp at 3:47 p.m. July 6, 2012,  in Albert Lea. Scarlett weighed 10 pounds, 3 ounces and was 21 inches long. She joins a sister, Markey.

Grandparents are Kim Stevens of Albert Lea and Wayne and Marilyn Samp of Worthington.

 

Ben and Lindsay Blecker of Albert Lea announce the birth of a daughter, London Ann Blecker, on June 21, 2012, in Albert Lea. Landon weighed 6 pounds, 15 ounces and was 19 3/4 inches long.

Grandparents are Brian and Beckie Blecker of Albert Lea and Mark and Stacia Schumaker of Glenville. Great-grandparents are Glen and Donna Blecker of Leesburg, Fla., Kathie and James Leuring of Rockford, Ill., and Ross and RuthAnn Severtson of Hayward.

 

Michael Diemer and Dianna Nelson of Albert Lea announce the birth of a daughter Grace Anna Diemer on July 2, 2012, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. Grace weighed 8 pounds, 11 ounces and was 22 inches long. She joins siblings: Anissa, Kylie and Nate.

Grandparents are Paul and Darlene Diemer of Albert Lea and Jim and Diane Lastine of Austin. Great-grandma is Grace Arneson of Albert Lea.

 

Amanda and Tom Murphy of Austin announce the birth of a daughter, Bethany Carmen Murphy, on June 3, 2012, at Austin Medical Center. Bethany weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 19 inches long. She joins a sister, Natalie.

Grandparents are Duane and Jean Epland of Twin Lakes and Mary and Tony Diaz of Sheridan, Wyo. Great-grandparents are Maxine Bye of Albert Lea and Jerry and Lois Epland of Emmons. Great-great-grandmother is Cora Honsey of Albert Lea.

 

Krista and Chad Kemp announce the birth of a daughter, Kathryn Eleanor, on July 5, 2012, in Brooklyn Park. Kathryn weighed 7 pounds, 1 ounce and was 21 inches long.

Grandparents are Max and Dean Rogness of Albert Lea and Kim Kemp of Fargo, N.D. Great-grandparents are Max and Dean Rogness of Albert Lea, Nancy and John Kemp of Spring Grove and Doris and Al Krosloffsky of Winston, Conn.

 

Nicholas and Lisa Pederson of Albert Lea announce the birth of a son, Colton Nicholas Louie Pederson, on June 24, 2012, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. Colton weighed 9 pounds, 7 ounces and was 21 inches long. He joins siblings: Aleesha, Dominick and Jaxon.

Grandparents are Vic and Donna Avery of Albert Lea, Lovanna Pedersen of Albert Lea and Dave and Nancy Pedersen of Clarks Grove. Great-grandmother is Betty Avery of Albert Lea.