Category Archives: Births

Jack Benjamin

Brad and Jenna Chamra of Pella are the parents of a son, Jack Benjamin Chamra, born Monday, Aug. 31, 2020. He weighed 8 pounds 12 ounces. His twin sisters are Quinn and Grace, age 5. Grandparents are Wes and Jan Conover of Sully and Lee and Kathy Chamra of Leighton. Great-grandma is Sandy Beyer of Grinnell....
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Paul Lee

Paul Lee was born to Brandon and Noelle Husmann of New Sharon on Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. He weighed 7 pounds 1 ounce. His siblings are Johnny, age 5, Eden, age 3, and Ember, age 1. Grandparents are Marlo and Ruth Jansen of Sully and Lance and Sharon Husmann of Cedar Rapids and the late Barb...
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David Alexander

David Alexander was born to David and Ashley Voss of Pella on Friday, Aug. 21, 2020. He weighed 9 pounds 8 ounces and measured 21.5 inches long. Grandparents are Brent and Brenda Rolffs of Sully and David and Pam Voss of Homer Glen, IL. Great-grandparents are Ken and Verna Hackert of Lynnville, Peter and Lovetta Voss of...
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Perry Bay

Cole and Leah Rolffs of West Des Moines are the proud parents of a son, Perry Bay Rolffs, born Aug. 10, 2020, weighing 6 pounds 4 ounces. Grandparents are Scott and Valerie Rolffs of Lynnville and Randy and Brenda Poe of Oskaloosa. Great-grandparents are Shirley Baarda and Hermina Rolffs, both of Sully, and Darrell and Joyce Cline...
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Jay Jeffery

Jay Jeffery was born to Jeff and Alison Knouse of Sully on Aug. 16, 2020. He weighed 8 pounds 9 ounces. Grandparents are Robert and Glenda Kretzinger of Johnston and Mark and Lora Knouse of Wilton. Great-grandparents are Merrill and Phyllis Knouse of Wilton, Bob and Marilyn Vander Waal of Pella, and Andy and Kathy Kretzinger of...
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Mabel Pearl

Andrew and Sami DeBruin of Oskaloosa are the parents of a daughter, Mabel Pearl, born July 23, 2020. She weighed 8 pounds, 7 ounces. She has an older brother, Emmett, age 23 months. Grandparents are Kevin and June Veenstra of Grinnell and Jerry and Jill DeBruin of Oskaloosa. Great-grandparents are Tom Christensen of Gladbrook, Ray Veenstra of...
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Jack Lawrence

Tyler and Sara Rolffs of Altoona are the parents of a son, Jack Lawrence, born 7:21 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 2, 2020. He weighed 8 pounds, 15.9 ounces, and measured 21 inches long. He has a brother, Theo, age 2.5. Grandparents are Brent and Brenda Rolffs of Sully and Jim and Roxanne Hugley of Des Moines. Great-grandparents are...
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