Category Archives: Births

Myla Anne

Tanner and Annie Vander Weerdt of Grinnell are the parents of Myla Anne, born Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021, at 8:57 p.m. She weighed 7 pounds 11 ounces and measured 19.75 inches long. She will be welcomed home by her older brother Marley (the cat). Grandparents are Jim and Jane Vander Weerdt of Sully and Steve and...
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Blair Grace

Levi and Shannon Bennington of Lynnville are the parents of Blair Grace, born Sept. 30, 2021. She weighed 8 pounds. Grandparents are Phil and Shelly Nikkel of Sully, Pam Bennington of Grinnell, and Barry Bennington of Searsboro. Great-grandparent is LaVerda Fitzgerald of Grinnell....
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June Marie

June Marie was born Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2021, to Summer and Jordan Folkerts of Inwood. She weighed 8 pounds 3 ounces. Grandparents are Jim and Rachel Jansen of Sheldon and Dawn Folkerts of Inwood. Great-grandparents are Jerri Jansen of Sully, Rick and Lori Vander Berg of Sioux Center, and Roy and Lois Folkerts of Inwood....
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Clay Braxton

Jason and Bailey Huyser of Sully are the parents of a son, Clay Braxton, born Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021. He weighed 6 pounds 12 ounces and measured 19 inches long. Grandparents are Dale and Minnie Huyser of Sully and Danielle Smith and Troy White of Newton. Great-grandparents are Margaret Vande Krol of Pella and Melody White of...
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Savannah Jane

Savannah Jane was born Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, to Shelby and Brennan Veenstra of Pella. She weighed 7 pounds 14 ounces and measured 20 inches long. Grandparents are Val and the late Mike Nikkel of Sully and Kevin and Carrie Veenstra of Pella. Great-grandparents are Joe Smits of Branson, MO, and Ken Veenstra of Pella....
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Jansen Joshua

Joshua and Vanessa Van Kempen of Orange City are the parents of a son, Jansen Joshua, born Friday, Sept. 10, 2021. He weighed 7 pounds 8 ounces. His sister is Adrian, age 2. Grandparents are Jim and Rachel Jansen of Sheldon and Ade and Darlene Van Kempen of Jenison, MI. Great-grandparents are Jerri Jansen of Sully and...
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John William

Aaron and Amber Van Wyk of Monroe are the parents of a son, John William, born Tuesday, Sept. 7, 2021. He weighed 9 pounds 8 ounces. His siblings are Lane age 3 and Lucy age 1 1/2. Grandparents are Troy and Caren Knight of Monroe and Verlan and June Van Wyk of Sully. Great-grandparents are Donald and...
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