Birth Announcements

Published 9:40 am Sunday, October 21, 2012

Jerad and Amber Stricker of Albert Lea announce the birth of a daughter, Lucy Grace, on Sept. 28, 2012, in Albert Lea. Lucy was 9 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 3/4 inches long. She joins a sister, Ella.

Grandparents are Mike and Janet Borcherding of St. Ansgar, Iowa, and Marsha and Mike Stricker of Orchard, Iowa.


Karizma Hamberg and Tyler Osmundson of Albert Lea announce the birth of a son, Zaden James Osmundson, on Oct. 10, 2012, in Albert Lea. Zaden weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Grandparents are Cherie and Jim Osmundson of Albert Lea. Great-grandparents are Don Hamberg, Jean Osmundson, both of Albert Lea, the late Lu Haddeman of Florida and Sally Ann Hamberg of Albert Lea.


Patrick Skinner and Heidi Howden of Albert Lea announce the birth of a son, William Trent Skinner on Oct. 13, 2012, in Albert Lea. William weighed 8 pounds and was 21 1/4 inches long.

Grandparents of Pamela and Joel Skinner of Albert Lea and Pamela Howden of Austin, Texas. Great-grandparents are Helen Hyland of Austin, Mary Doblar of Madison, S.D., and Rae Skinner of Brainerd.


Chelsea and Greg Hanson of Albert Lea announce the birth of a daughter Indiana LaMae Hanson, at 4:09 p.m. Sept. 8, 2012, in Albert Lea. Indiana weighed 6 pounds, 13 ounces and 21 inches long. She joins siblings: Levi, Riley, Brooke and Isabel Hanson.

Grandparents are Kathi and Dave Hanson of Albert Lea, Frank Kohl of Albert Lea, Marcie Cole and Todd Missman of Thompson, Iowa. Great-grandparents are Barb Bartel of Leroy and Bob and Janet Wilder of Northwood.