Silas James was born at 7:56 a.m., June 24, 2020, to Joey and Michelle Van Kooten of Kellogg. He weighed 6 pounds 11 ounces and measured 20.5 inches. He has an older sister, Riley, 4.
Grandparents are James and Carol LaPlant of Newton and Dean and Betty Van Kooten of Kellogg.
Great-grandparent is Clarine Van Kooten of Sully.