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Caitlin and John Puterbaugh of Oak Park, formerly of Sycamore, announce the birth of a daughter, Abigail Cait Puterbaugh, born Dec. 17, 2012, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital, DeKalb. She weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces.

Grandparents are Donna McDowell and Scott Mullen of Charlotte, N.C., Robin Puterbaugh of Carmel, Ind., and Joe Puterbaugh of Downers Grove.

Great-grandparents are Don and Stacy McDowell of Oswego, Jack and Ledell McConnell of Scipio, Ind., and Phil and Barb Puterbaugh of Colorado Springs, Colo.


Jacob and Jenny Challand of DeKalb announce the birth of a daughter, Josie Julia Challand, born Aug. 31, 2012, at Valley West Community Hospital, Sandwich. She weighed 9 pounds and was welcomed home by Reid, 2, and Reagan, 1.

Grandparents are Tom and Priscilla Kapraun of Lee and John and Sharon Challand of Malta.

Great-grandparents are Harold Angotti of Wirth, Ark., Bob and Elaine Kapraun of El Paso, Ill., and Roy France of DeKalb.


Jerry and Angie Shipper of Baraboo, Wis., announce the birth of a daughter, Samantha Jean Shipper, born Nov. 9, 2012, at St. Clare Hospital in Baraboo, Wis. She weighed 6 pounds.

Grandparents are Kathi and Bill Shipper of Sycamore and Judy and Jerry Ostrowski, formerly of Lombard, currently of Baraboo, Wis.


Emily Pollack of Sycamore announces the birth of a son, Oliver Edward Pollack, born Dec. 11, 2012, at Delnor Hospital, Geneva. He weighed 6 pounds, 7 ounces, and was welcomed home by Constance Wedel, 10.

Grandparents are Roy and Denise Pollack of Campton Hills.


Josh and Trisha Crittenden of Sycamore announce the birth of a daughter, Neve Lynn Crittenden, born Dec. 26, 2012, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital, DeKalb. She weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces, and was welcomed by Drake, 3.

Grandparents are Bob and Jacquie Drake of Clare and Roger and Deb Hodgkinson of Genoa.

Great-grandparents are Helen Beamish of Sycamore and Jane Brackett of Fletcher, N.C.

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