Gideon John was born to John and Lori Havenga on Dec. 15, 2014, in Newton. Gideon weighed 7 pounds 11 ounces. He is joyfully welcomed by big brothers Daniel, 4 1/2, and Micah, 2 1/2.
Grandparents are Glen and Carol DeZwarte of rural Newton and Jim and Kay Havenga of Holland, MI. Great-grandparents are Donna Havenga of Grand Rapids, MI, and Irv and Ruth Boeskool of Holland, MI.