Births (Jan. 29, 2014)

Kollin KlendaKollin Klenda

Phillip and Leann Klenda announce the birth of their son, Kollin Dean, on Dec. 19 at Newton Medical Center.

He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces, and was 213?4 inches long.

Maternal grandparents are Tom and Patti Thomas of Marion. Great-grandparents are Virginia Downing and Dave Thomas of Marion and Ken Forsyth of Winfield.

Paternal grandparents are Val and Julie Klenda of Lincolnville. Great-grandparents are Theresa Klenda of Lincolnville and Kathleen Oborny of Marion.



Elizabeth LyonElizabeth Lyon

David and Sara Lyon of Newton announce the birth of their daughter, Elizabeth Kaye Lyon on Sept. 3 at Newton Medical Center.

She weighed 10 pounds, 5 ounces, and was 21.5 inches long.

Welcoming her home was brother Matthew, 2.

Maternal grandparents are Ray and Marilyn Cook of Newton. Paternal grandparents are Bruce and Teri Lyon of Wichita.

Earl and Lucy Janzen of Peabody are maternal great-grandparents. F.W. and Juanita Sowers of Leon are paternal great-grandparents.


Malia Rhodes

Mike and Mich Rhodes of Durham, but currently doing missionary work in Mandeville, Jamaica, announce the birth of their daughter, Malia Cheyenne Rhodes, born Jan. 15 at Hargreaves Memorial Hospital in Mandeville.

She weighed 7 pounds, 8 ounces, and was 201?2 inches long.

Welcoming her home are siblings Madison, 10, Carson, 7, and Lindsay Jo, 3.

Grandparents are Harry and Sheryle Rhodes of Tampa and Raymond and Ethelene Unruh of Bradley, Ark.

Her great-grandmother is Lela Wedel of Durham.

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