Geoffrey and Dacia Wells of DeKalb announce the birth of a daughter, Gemma Inez Wells, born Jan. 16, 2013, at home under the care of Genesis Family Midwifery of Warrenville. She weighed 6 pounds, 6 ounces, and was welcomed by Dominic, 2.
Grandparents are Kathy and Dick Wells, and Terri and Stan Doty, all of DeKalb.
Great-grandparents are Rosemary and Nick Moore of DeKalb and Sammie and Lyle Doty of Sycamore.
Amanda and Andrew Nordman of Sycamore announce the birth of a daughter, Genevieve Elise Nordman, born Dec. 17, 2012, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital, DeKalb. She weighed 8 pounds, 9.9 ounces, and was welcomed by Lukas, 2.
Grandparents are Mark and Doreen Akers of Sycamore, Margaret and Wayne Dohnalik of Sycamore and Alan and Sandy Nordman of Oregon.
Great-grandparents are Betty and Richard Hall and Mary and Lowell Akers, all of Sycamore, Betty and Bob Nordman of Cortland, Marian and Elmars Kalnins of Mt. Morris, and Martin and Bernice Dohnalik of Boyd, Wis.
Darin Butler and Jennifer Ream-Butler of Sycamore announce the birth of a daughter, Arden Elinor Butler, born Jan. 8, 2013, at Sherman Hospital, Elgin. She weighed 7 pounds, 3 ounces, and was welcomed by Bronwyn, 3.
Grandparents are Karen Ream and Jack Ream, both of Rockford and Gary and Amy Butler of Chenoa.
Great-grandparents are Betty Smith of Chenoa and Robert and Marilyn Butler of Arrowsmith.
Andrew and Amy Galvan of DeKalb announce the birth of a daughter, Natalie Helen Galvan, born Dec. 7, 2012, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital, DeKalb. She weighed 6 pounds, 1 ounce, and was welcomed by Brooke, 2.
Grandparents are Guadalupe and Patricia Galvan of DeKalb, Kim Brandon of DeKalb, Forrest Brandon of Rochelle, and Bernard and Leann Jorda of Texas.
Great-grandparents are Sandra Heine of West Dundee, Bob Farrell of Wauconda and Richard and Maryanne Brandon of Chicago.
Brian and Tara Farley of Pittsburgh, Pa., announce the birth of a daughter, Eleanora Kathryn Farley, born Nov. 12, 2012, at Magee Women’s Hospital, Pittsburgh. She weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces.
Grandparents are Mark and Karen Fenske of Waterman and Chris and Adrian Farley of Arlington, Va.
Great-grandparents are Ingrid Fenske of Batavia and Edith Zimmerman of Advance, N.C.
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, Roger and Deb Hodgkinson of Genoa and the late John Crittenden.
Great-grandparents are Helen Beamish of Sycamore and Jane Brackett of Fletcher, N.C.
Wendell Lewis Jr. of Chicago and Sarah M. Brink of DeKalb announce the birth of a son, Wendell Edsel “Trey” Lewis III, born Jan. 1, 2013, at Kishwaukee Community Hospital, DeKalb. He weighed 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and was welcomed by Lauryn A. Lewis, 1.
Grandparents are Cassandra Lewis of Chicago, Wendell Lewis Sr. of Detroit, Jim Brink of Orlando, Fla., Chanette and Henry Oeser of DeKalb and Clarence Highsmith of Chicago.
Great-grandparents are Kathleen Rodriguez of Sycamore and Frank Taylor of Chicago.