Births (Feb. 16, 2011)

Colby Diepenbrock

Selena Seifert and Lance Diepenbrock of Lincolnville announce the birth of their son, Colby Joe Diepenbrock, born Dec. 13 at Salina Regional Health Center.

He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 18 1?2 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Angie and Steve Seifert of Lost Springs. Paternal grandparents are Pam and Gary Diepenbrock of Lincolnville.

Maternal great-grandparents are Connie and the late Joe Alvarez of Lost Springs and the late Joyce and Earl Seifert of Clyde. Paternal great-grandparents are Emmy and the late Roy Diepenbrock of Herington and Charles and Pauline Riedy of Hope.


Jeremiah Slayden


Brad Slayden and Andrea Swisher, both of Pratt, announce the birth of their son, Jeremiah Alexander Slayden, born at 12:46 p.m. Feb. 3 at Pratt Regional Medical Center, Pratt.

He weighed 8 pounds, 10 ounces, and was 21 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Brad and Krista Swisher of Pratt. Paternal grandparents are Barry and Leandra Slayden of Lehigh and Deanna Slayden of Bear, Del.

Maternal great-grandparents are Carl and Dana Swisher of Pratt; Harvey Miller and Carol Harness of Viola and Pam Rayl and the late Jerry Rayl of Wichita. Paternal great-grandparents are Robert and Ruth Ogle of Florence and Donald and Thelma Slayden of Port Clinton, Ohio.


Zachary Unruh


Mitchell and Carol Unruh of Tampa announce the birth of their son, Zachary Brock, born Feb. 9 at Newton Medical Center in Newton.

He weighed 8 pounds, 4 ounces and was 20 inches long.

Welcoming him home were brothers Deryk, 5, and Alex, 3.

Grandparents are Ron and Lydia Toews of Sexsmith, Alberta, Canada, and Warren and Jane Unruh of Lehigh.

Great-grandparents are Harry and Lela Wedel of Durham.


April Dawn Slipke

Alan and Phyllis Slipke of Netawaka announce the birth of their daughter, April Dawn Slipke, born Dec. 29 in Topeka.

She weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and was 20 inches long.

Her sibling, Brooke, 2 1?2, welcomed her home.

Maternal grandparents are William and Kala Nickel of Hillsboro. Paternal grandparents are the late Edwin and Miriam Slipke of Hoxie.

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