Birth AnnouncementsPublished 9:15am Saturday, August 18, 2012
Hal Dowling and Brenda Benson of Albert Lea announce the birth of a son, Niklas Bruce Dowling, at 7:57 p.m. Aug. 8, 2012, in Albert Lea. Niklas weighed 9 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21 inches long. He joins siblings: Alex and Samantha.
Grandparents are Rosemary Dowling, the late Max Dowling, the late Louise Schmegal and the late Bruce Benson.
Timothy and Michelle Schaffer of Albert Lea announce the birth of a daughter JosieAnn Grace Schaffer on July 20, 2012, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. JosieAnn weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. She joins siblings: Cierra Edson, Taylor Edson and Coty Edson.
Grandparents are Peter Winkler of Sidney, Ohio, Lana Winkler of Menominee, Mich., and Dale and Alta Scheffer of Waterville. Great-grandparents are Barbara Winkler of Stephenson, Mich., Josie Cotie of Madison, Wis., Grace Bubbers of McIntosh, S.D., and Henry Schaffer of Selby, S.D.
Dustin and Samantha Klukow of Clarks Grove announce the birth of a daughter, Cora Grace Klukow, on July 9, 2012, in Albert Lea. Cora weighed 7 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long.
Grandparents are Mark and Sue Runden of Hayward, Mike Klukow of Twin Lakes, Steve Jepson of Albert Lea and the late Jackie Jepson.
Dessari and Jason Oakland of Albert Lea announce the birth of a daughter, Paisley Genevieve Oakland, on July 20, 2012, in Albert Lea. Paisley weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces and was 21 inches long. She joins two sisters: Ellery and Grayson.
Grandparents are Mike and Cheryl Reichow of Albert Lea and Robert and Darlene Oakland of Glenville.
Korrissa Bordeaux and Brian Kyllo announce the birth of a daughter, Charlie Rae Kyllo, on Aug. 5, 2012, in Albert Lea. Charlie weighed 8 pounds, 14 ounces and was 22 inches long. She joins a sibling, Jamison Trutwin.
Grandparents are Nancy and Jamie Kyllo of Albert Lea, Greg Lageson of Albert Lea and Sindy Graham of St. Paul. Great-grandparents are Norris Lovik of Albert Lea, C.B. and Jeanne Lageson of Albert Lea and Katie Goodface of Sioux Falls, S.D.
Chris and Ashley Erickson of Austin announce the birth of a son, Cain Peter Erickson, at 9:22 p.m. Aug. 2, 2012, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. Cain weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long. He joins siblings: Gage and Ava.
Grandparents are Jamie and Sharon Evenson of Albert Lea, Robin Whiting of Wilson, Wis., Pete and Brenda Seys of Mankato and Bill and Monica Erickson of Janesville.
Great-grandparents are Ignatia Seys of Janesville and Robert Whiting Jr. of Brandon, S.D. Great-great-grandpa is Robert Whiting Sr. of Mankato.
Jennifer and Brandon Farris of Conger announce the birth of a son, Noah Asher Farris, on Aug. 11, 2012, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. Noah weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 1/4 inches long. He joins a sibling, Kaiden Farris.
Grandparents are Larry and Patricia Beck of Alden and Deb and Greg Phillips of Louisville, Ky.