Hunter Christopher Helmer
Chris and Kimberly Helmer of Marion announce the birth of a son, Hunter Christopher Helmer, born Dec. 31 at Newton Medical Center.
He weighed 7 pounds, 7 ounces and was 19 inches long.
He has a sister, Drew, 17 months old.
Grandparents are Jerome and Donna Hajek and Doug and Brenna Helmer, all of Marion, and Jo Helmer of Newton.
Great-grandparents are Ezra and Pearl Helmer and Doris Ewert, all of Marion, Mildred Hajek of Lost Springs, and John and Rosemary Garrard of Lincolnville.
Great-great-grandmother is Alice Seibel of Marion.
Faith Ann Dalke
Darrell and Joy Dalke of Hillsboro announce the birth of a daughter, Faith Ann Dalke, born Dec. 26 at Newton Medical Center.
She weighed 7 pounds, 13 ounces and was 20 inches long.
She has a brother, Alex, age 3.
Grandparents are Dan and Donna Dalke and Ray and Sherry Edwards, all of Hillsboro.
Great-grandparents are Bob and Dorothy Delk of rural Marion, Melvin and Kathleen Wieting of Hitchcock, S.D., and Don Edwards of Pueblo, Colo.