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Births- Mar. 31


St. Gabriel’s Hospital, Little Falls

Denesha Davis, Minneapolis, a girl, Daryah Danasia Lashay Moore, 7 pounds, March 24, 2011. Grandparents are Maurice Davis, Cynthia Ann Davis, Susan Moore and Michael Moore Sr. Great-grandparents are Linda Lowery and Sherman Barbee.


BJ Lange and Nina Hylla, Upsala, a boy, Bradon Jymes Lange, 7 pounds, 10.5 ounces, March 25, 2011. Grandparents are Ron and Cheri Hylla, Holdingford, and Joe and Diane Lange, Upsala. Great-grandparents are Merlyn and Peggy Sovde, Sartell, and Cathy Klein, Sun City West, Ariz.

Zach Woitalla and Brittany Wolthuizen, Pierz, a girl, Khloe Marie Wolthuizen, 7 pounds, 14 ounces, March 29, 2011. Grandparents are Steve and Terry Woitalla, Pierz, Patty and Gary Wolthuizen, Pierz, and Greg and Denny Wolthuizen, Genola. Great-grandparents are Ted and Darlene Smeja, Little Falls, Martha Woitalla, Harding, Josie and Bill Walsh, Pierz, and Myrna Juetten, Pierz.

St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Brainerd

Melissa Watson and James Thoele, Motley, a girl, Aurora Jean Thoele, 8 pounds, 10 ounces, March 14, 2011. Grandparents are Bill and Renee Hix, Selah Taylor and Barry and Bonnie Thoele.

Katie (Katherine) DeRosier and Joey (Joseph) Lovlein, Pierz, a girl, Kenzie Marie Lovlein, 7 pounds, 8 ounces, March 14, 2011. Grandparents are Darla DeRosier, Pierz, James DeRosier, Aitkin, and DeAnna Lovlein, Pierz. Great-grandparents are Dorothy Waytashek, Pierz, and the late Melvin Waytashek, Lois DeRosier, Brainerd, and the late Howard DeRosier, and Gary and Kathy Lovlein, Garrison.

Joe and Sonja Hall, Nisswa, a boy, Axel Jon, 9 pounds, 12 ounces, March 16, 2011. Grandparents are Lee and Edie Andrew, Brainerd, and Jon and Janet Hall, Nisswa.

Deven and Marci Lord, Brainerd, a boy, Brody Michael, 7 pounds, 15 ounces, March 16, 2011. Grandparents are Mark and Kathy Marquardt, Clarissa, Bill and Melinda Hall, Nebish, and Tom Lord, Bemidji.

Jessica Carlson, Pequot Lakes, a girl, Shelby Lynn, 7 pounds, 9 ounces, March 17, 2011. Grandparents are Kevin and Lori Vredenburg, Pequot Lakes.

Jamie and Nicole Lyter, Brainerd, a girl, Kennedi Rae, 6 pounds, 8 ounces, March 18, 2011. Grandparents are Alan and Judith Pelzer, Baxter, and Kevin and Karen Kronbeck, Baxter.

Shawn and Joshua Duerr, Baxter, a girl, Ellery Marie, 7 pounds, 4 ounces, March 18, 2011.

Michael and Rhoda Oppelt, Fort Ripley, a boy, Camren Ray, 7 pounds, 14 ounces, March 18, 2011. Grandparents are Randy and Linda Tomberlin, Brainerd, Cindy Oppelt, Brainerd, and Bill and Mary Lou Oppelt, Brainerd.

Sabrina and William LaDeaux, Hackensack, a girl, Geena Misko Wabigoon, 6 pounds, 2 ounces, March 19, 2011. Grandparents are Arnold and June Mykkanen, Pine River, Lynn and Michelle Johnson, Hackensack, and the late Harriet Mykkanen.

Riverwood Healthcare Center, Aitkin

Leaza and Dylan Morris, Aitkin, a boy, Wyatt Morris, 8 pounds, 9.5 ounces, March 21, 2011. Grandparents are Greg and Donna Westerlund and Bob and Tracey Morris, all of Aitkin.

Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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