Births (July 20)
Jermimyah Gene Franke was born June 30, 2011, the son of Shannon Lundquist and Joshua Franke, weighing nine pounds, one ounce and 22 inches long. Welcomed by siblings, Alyxis, Caitlyn and Gabryel, grandparents, David and Barb Wolf of Hayfield, Minn., Leonard Young and Diane Bremer of Red Wing and Billings, Mont., respectively, and great grandparents, Gene and Barb Franke of Hayfield, Minn., and Edna and Carl Wilson and Lorraine Yang of Billings and Prescott, respectively.
Hadley Harper Boesen was born on June 23, 2011, at 1:01 p.m. at St. Joseph's Hospital in St. Paul to Chad and Emily Boesen of Maple Grove, Minn. She weighed nine pounds, 15 ounces and measured 21 inches long. She is also welcomed by maternal grandparents, Joel and Sharon Schulze of Ellsworth, and paternal grandparents, Kathleen and the late Paul Boesen of Plymouth, Minn., and maternal great-grandmother, Marjorie Poppe of Houston, Minn., and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
River Falls Area Hospital
Wade Alan Stratton was born June 30, 2011, to Christine Huebel and Kyle Stratton, both of Beldenville. Also welcomed by brothers, Tyler and Clayton, and grandparents, Paul and Bonnie Stratton of River Falls, and Bob and Gwen Huebel of Elmwood.
Wyatt Bradley Bartlett was born July 1, 2011, to Richelle and Jason Bartlett of Spring Valley. Also welcomed by sister, Mattea, and grandparents, Mike and Carolyn Bartlett of Barron, Jeanee Auld-Pallin of Spring Valley and Doug Auld of Peachtree City, Ga.
Twins Megan Mae Peterson and Brady Patrick Peterson were born July 4, 2011, to Patricia and Casey Peterson of Beldenville. Also welcomed by sisters, Desirae and Madison, and grandparents, Greg and Sue Peterson, Mark Broostin and Carla Hanvelt, all of Ellsworth.
St. John's Hospital
Lydia Sicilia Kapping was born July 10, 2011, weighing seven pounds, four ounces, and was 20 1/2 inches long. She is the daughter of David and Antonella Kapping of Oakdale, Minn. Also welcomed by grandparents, Joe and Piera Vitale of Little Canada, Minn., and Roger and Sue Kapping of River Falls, and great-grandparents, Teresa Vitale of Maplewood, Minn., Giovanna Salute of Palermo, Sicily, Italy, and Virginia Ofstie of Spring Valley.