Births (Week of December 24, 2008)


Benjamin Becker

Becker-Benjamin-Baby.jpg Todd and Laura Becker of Marion announce the birth of their son, Benjamin Jack, born Nov. 21 at Newton Medical Center in Newton.

He weighed 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21 inches long. He has a brother, Christian, 7.

Maternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Martin Hooper of Marion and the late Michael Cupps. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Kent Becker of Durham.


Sadie Jordan

JordanSadieMarie.jpg Jeremy and Amy Jordan of Hillsboro announce the birth of their daughter, Sadie Marie Jordan, born Thursday Dec. 4 at Newton Medical Center. She weighed 5 pounds, 2 ounces and was 16 inches long. She was welcomed home by big sisters Alice Anna, 4, and Elsie, 20 months.

Grandparents are Gaylord and Peggy Goertzen of Hillsboro and Brenda Jordan of rural Marion.

Great-grandparents are Vivian Blodget Hughes of Bakersfield, Calif., and Virgil and Phyllis Litke of rural Marion.

Iliana Craft

Craft-baby.jpg Shaun and Melissa Craft of Newton announce the birth of their daughter, Iliana Isabella, born Nov. 13 at Via Christi Medical Center-St. Joseph Campus, Wichita.

She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces and was 20 1⁄4 long.

Grandparents are Frank and Jan Moffitt of Hillsboro and Robert and Janet Craft of Marion.

Great-grandparents are Norman Craft of Hillsboro and the late Joyce Craft, Darlene Crawford and Leland Crawford of Clay Center, Glen and Olive Atkinson of Salinas, Calif., and the late James and Ellen Moffitt.

Cooper Sullivan

Sullivan.jpg Ryan and Jennifer Sullivan of Olathe announce the birth of their son, Cooper William, born Nov. 14 at Shawnee Mission Medical Center in Olathe.

He weighed 7 pounds, 11 ounces and was 20 inches in length.

Maternal grandparents are Bill and Roxanne Harris of Omaha, Neb. Paternal grandparents are Tim and Donna Sullivan of Wichita.

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