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Essentia Health - St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Brainerd, births

Essentia Health - St. Joseph’s Medical Center, Brainerd

Bradley Simpson and Samantha Cluever, Brainerd, a boy, Bekkett Richard, 8 pounds, Nov. 9, 2018.

Steven and Melissa Bracy, Merrifield, a boy, Simon Francis, 7 pounds, 8 ounces, Nov. 12, 2018. Grandparents are Dean and Toni Logering, Merrifield, Eric and Kathy Bracy, Battle Creek, Mich., and Paula Brunt, Ramsey.

Cole and Kelley Eklund, Brainerd, a girl, Elizabeth Mae, 6 pounds, 14 ounces, Nov. 16, 2018.

Daniel and Cassandra Hanson, Brainerd, a girl, Harper Grace, 7 pounds, 7 ounces, Nov. 16, 2018.

Jordan and Salena Snow, Crosslake, a girl, Jeannie Lou, 8 pounds, 5 ounces, Nov. 17, 2018. Grandparents are Louis and Amy Harvey, Kimberly O’Neal and James and Kathleen Snow.

Danica Miland and Ryan Perry, Brainerd, a boy, Leonic Frederic Perry, 5 pounds, 6 ounces, Nov. 18, 2018.

Evan and Elizabeth Kuhn, Nisswa, a boy, Blake William, 7 pounds, 14 ounces, Nov. 19, 2018. Grandparents are Dan and Sue Kuhn, Nisswa, and Greg and Diane Trigg, St. Cloud.

Nicholas Peterson and Alicia Bandel, Baxter, a boy, Liam James Peterson, 7 pounds, 10 ounces, Nov. 20, 2018. Grandparents are Nancy Elizabeth Benson, St. Cloud, and Wade James Bandel, Brainerd.

Craig and Teresa Anderson, Brainerd, a girl, Lily Angela, 8 pounds, 5 ounces, Nov. 20, 2018. Grandparents are Carol and Jeff Long, Brainerd, Bernadette Peters, Brainerd, Trude Anderson, Brainerd, and Stephen Long, Brainerd.

Douglas and Rhonda Leyk, Pine River, a boy, Chase Michael, 6 pounds, 11 ounces, Nov. 21, 2018. Grandparents are the late Randy Michael Kilde and Barb Carlson, Cass Lake, Judy and Steve Gardner, Pine River, and Jennifer Tuil and Ed Booth, Aitkin.

Ashly Moore, Little Falls, a girl, Autumn Jean, 7 pounds, 4 ounces, Nov. 24, 2018. Grandparents are Jody Moore and Don La Brie, Little Falls, and Clay Maxson, Royalton. Great-grandparents are Rick and Pam Moore, Brainerd.

Cody and Courtney Kosec, Pillager, a boy, Charlie Richard, 8 pounds, 10 ounces, Nov. 26, 2018. Grandparents are Nancy Eblen, Keith and Rhonda Amundson and Tom Kosec.

Brittnie Draeger, Brainerd, a boy, Kenneth Lee Benson, 8 pounds, 8 ounces, Nov. 26, 2018. Grandparents are Barb and Hector Merced, Ogallala, Neb.

Liam Mckenney and Alexis Robinson, Brainerd, a girl, Aviana Lively Mckenney, 7 pounds, 14 ounces, Nov. 27, 2018. Grandparents are Andrea Bollum, Brainerd, Ronald and Stephanie Robinson, Brainerd, and Margo and Bill Fortune, Brainerd.

Noemi Hernandez-Gutierrez and Anthony Fickett, Brainerd, a girl, Jessa Jo Fickett, 8 pounds, 3 ounces, Nov. 28, 2018. Grandparents are Jessica Heidelberger, New Burn, N.C., Randy Heidelberger, Minneapolis, Tom Fickett, Chicago, Norma Olek, Earlimart, Calif., and Judd Olek, Brooklyn Center.

Kib and Rickie Wiedell, Brainerd, a girl, Jasmine Marie, 10 pounds, 5 ounces, Nov. 30, 2018.

Christopher Fryxell and Danielle Anderson, Brainerd, a boy, Casen Andrew Fryxell, 8 pounds, 10 ounces, Nov. 30, 2018. Grandparents are Bobbie Hayes, Brainerd, David and Sherie Fryxell, Seward, Alaska, and Andy and Donna Anderson, Copperopolis, Calif.

Jason and Danielle Addison, Brainerd, a girl, Ellie Catherine, 7 pounds, 3 ounces, Dec. 7, 2018. Grandparents are Joe and Geri Blaeser and Jeff and Pam Addison.

Matthew and Aimmee Yorek, Little Falls, a girl, Ella Odell, 8 pounds, 10 ounces, Dec. 10, 2018.

Anthony and Erica Parrish, Brainerd, a boy, Madden John, 9 pounds, 3 ounces, Dec. 10, 2018. Grandparents are John and Kathy Hensel, Brainerd, and Mark and Paula Parrish, Brainerd.

Blaine and Nicole Hardy, Pequot Lakes, a boy, Griffin Jeffrey Daniel, 8 pounds, 15 ounces, Dec. 12, 2018. Grandparents are Dan and Sue Schroeder, Jeff and Pam Haverland, Dave Hardy and Susette Coustette Hardy.

Nickolas and Taylor Biermaier, Brainerd, a boy, Jack Walter, 7 pounds, 3 ounces, Dec. 12, 2018.

Katie and Joseph Wooden, Brainerd, a boy, Benjamin Patrick-Joseph, 9 pounds, Dec. 12, 2018. Grandparents are Basil and Sharon LeClaire, Todd and Teresa Wooden and Patricia Wooden-Oreskovich.

Kyle and Rachael Anderson, Crosslake, a girl, Joanna Kathleen, 7 pounds, 7 ounces, Dec. 13, 2018. Grandparents are Lauren and Kathy Johnson, Bristol, S.D., and Dave and Betsy Anderson, Prairie Village, Kan.

Briana Halverson-Palmer and Michael Billman, Walker, a girl, Nora Jane Billman, 7 pounds, 8 ounces, Dec. 13, 2018. Grandparents are Harry Billman and Kristen Billman.

Annette Bigbear and Darren White, Onamia, a girl, Alexandria Marie Bigbear, 6 pounds, 12 ounces, Dec. 13, 2018. Grandparent is Michelle Saice, Onamia.

Cody Breitbach and Alicia Tulenchik, Pequot Lakes, a boy, Brayden James Breitbach, 7 pounds, 4 ounces, Dec. 13, 2018.

Jenna Dempsey and Colten Boozell, Pine River, a girl, Rose Lee Boozell, 7 pounds, 7 ounces, Dec. 17, 2018.

Donovan Edgington and Lillian Wass, Onamia, a girl, Minette Alvera Edgington, 7 pounds, 7 ounces, Dec. 18, 2018. Grandparents are Eugene Wass, Laura Beaulieu, Bemidji, and Joe Edgington, Rachel Boyd, Onamia.

Derik Carner and Kristen Wasserbauer, Brainerd, a girl, Adylin Ray Carner, 7 pounds, 11 ounces, Dec. 21, 2018. Grandparents are John Wasserbauer, Browerville, and Barb Wolbeck, St. Cloud.

Keith Doucimo and Chelsey Kron, Brainerd, a girl, Mila Michael Doucimo, 5 pounds, 6 ounces, Dec. 23, 2018. Grandparents are James and Debra Kron, Baxter, and Kris and Sheri Doucimo, Brainerd.

Demarco Thurmond and Brianna Beach, Brainerd, a boy, Demarco Lamon Thurmond Jr., 7 pounds, 1 ounce, Dec. 29, 2018.

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