BRABYN – Jordyn Kay is the name chosen for the newborn daughter of Joseph Brabyn and Ashley Bonifas of Escanaba. Jordyn was delivered at OSF St. Francis Hospital Feb. 17 at 3:06 p.m. She weighed 6 pounds, 11.3 ounces, and measured 18.5 inches in length.

She is the couple’s first child.

Al and Michelle Bonifas of Iron River are the maternal grandparents. Carrie L. Brabyn of Escanaba and the late Duane Brabyn are the paternal grandparents.

Great-grandparents are Verna Bonifas of Bark River and Dalene “Dee” Benson of Escanaba.

HOWELL – Owen Brian, newborn son of Jennifer Hamilton and Travis Howell of Escanaba, was delivered at OSF St. Francis Hospital on Feb. 21 at 9:48 a.m. He weighed 8 pounds, 9.8 ounces, and was 21 inches long at birth.

Owen is the couple’s first child.

Randy and Debbie Hamilton of Gladstone are the maternal grandparents. Paternal grandparents are Andrea and Jim Larson and Chris Howell.

Owen’s great-grandparents are Janet and Warren Tolman, Wayne Hamilton, Lois Larson, Billie Reinhart, Ola Mae and Edward Sitton.