Birth announcements

Published 10:15 am Sunday, July 1, 2012

Jill Register and Michael Hanson announce the birth of a daughter, Alivia Rose Hanson, on June 16, 2012, in Albert Lea. Alivia was 8 pounds, 9 ounces and 21 3/4 inches long.

Grandparents are Kenn and Lori Register and Harlan and Mary Ann Hanson.


Sammy Jo Potz announces the birth of a daughter, Vivian Marie Potz, on June 3, 2012, in Albert Lea. Vivian was 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 1/4 inches long. She joins siblings: Bailey E Abrego and Bentley Ty John Potz.

Grandparents are Marvin Potz Jr. and Barb Potz of Clarks Grove. Great-grandparents are the late Eldora and Marvin Potz Sr., of Mankato, the late Vivian Wallace of New Richland, the late John Wallace and Peggy Wallace of Albert Lea.


Arik Matson and Megan Joyce of Freeborn announce the birth of a daughter, Audrina Rae Matson, on June 22, 2012, at Mayo Clinic Health System in Albert Lea. Audrina weighed 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 21 1/2 inches long.

Grandparents are Tim Matson and Sheila Matson, both of Albert Lea, Mitch Johnson and Michelle Joyce, both of Freeborn. Great-grandparents are Janice Matson of Albert Lea, Ray and Joyce Langerud and Sid and Marlyss Johnson, of Freeborn.


Scott and Jessica Erickson, of Barrington, Ill., announce the birth of a daughter, Reese Marie Erickson, on June 14, 2012, at Evanston Hospital. Reese was 6 pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 inches long. He joins sibling, Avery Erickson.

Grandparents are Dennis and Dori Klocek and Stephen and Susan Erickson of Albert Lea. Great-grandmother was Betty Kalis of Albert Lea.


Tanya Johnson and Isaiah Peterson of Albert Lea announce the birth of a son, Braylan Charles Peterson, on June 10, 2012, in Albert Lea. Braylan weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 20 1/2 inches long.

Grandparents are Terry Osmundson, Todd Johnson and Charlie and Ronna Wooler